JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Jekyll Island will hold its fire on a proposal to have sharpshooters kill deer at the state park, and instead will study whether the abundant deer population is damaging the island's maritime forests.
LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) - The mother of one of the two teenage sweethearts from Kentucky who are suspected in a multistate crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks has been arrested.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - An Alabama man is accused of eating while driving in Atlanta's suburbs.
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Students at a DeKalb County elementary school will have classes at a nearby high school after their school suffered extensive damage in a weekend fire.
The Gold Dome started buzzing once again on Monday as Senators and Representatives gathered in their chambers to mark the beginning of the 153rd Legislative Session.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man opened fire on a group of men he said tried to rob him at a drive-in fast food restaurant.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread - but less deadly - than expected.
One of the two teenage sweethearts from Kentucky suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks around the South awaited a first court appearance Monday in Florida, where they were captured over the weekend.
DALLAS (AP) - Willie Pearl Mackey knew how to decipher the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s writing. She was used to his sloppy cursive and large vocabulary.
ATLANTA (AP) - A freezing highway contributed to more than a dozen accidents Friday, raising questions about whether Georgia's transportation officials are prepared for winter weather.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The parent company of the Marietta Daily Journal has purchased the Rome News Publishing Company at a bankruptcy auction.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has set a weeklong window for the execution of a Georgia death row inmate convicted of killing a fellow inmate.
ABBEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in southwest Georgia say someone stole nine buses used to haul watermelons and sold them to a scrap yard.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials are planning to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. ahead of Monday's holiday honoring the civil rights leader.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed a nearly $45 billion budget for state government as the economy improves and tax collections climb.
ATLANTA (AP) - A key Georgia lawmaker says a provision that would have allowed students to carry weapons on public college campuses will be dropped from a revised gun bill expected to be introduced soon.
ATLANTA (AP) - Legislation proposed in the Georgia House would allow firefighters in the state to carry guns while on duty as long as they gain permission from their employer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's coldest temperatures of the week are expected early Friday morning, with lows in single-digits in much of the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.4 percent in December amid strong job growth in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - A state lawmaker behind an effort to overhaul Georgia's civil forfeiture laws has made key changes to the bill, which stalled last year amid objections from law enforcement.
LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police in an Atlanta suburb are evacuating some residents near a home where gunshots were fired.
ATLANTA (AP) - Temperatures dropped to 7 degrees in the north Georgia mountains and 17 degrees in Atlanta as arctic air settled over Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Another blast of arctic air is expected to move into the state, bringing temperatures that will feel as cold as 10 degrees below zero to parts of the northeast Georgia mountains.
ATLANTA (AP) - Hundreds of people filled Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday to remember and reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., who preached at the church.
ATLANTA (AP) - Haleigh Cox's seizure disorder makes all her days hard. She has up to 100 seizures a day. When her breathing stopped earlier this month, her mom, Janea Cox, thought she had lost her only child.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A jury has convicted two Georgia men of plotting to make the poison ricin to target government officials.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - One of the worst shrimp seasons in decades has Smith & Sons Seafood owner Walker "Big John" Smith Jr. fearing what will happen if his business has to suffer through another year like 2013.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers have agreed to move up the state primary to May 20, and the bill now heads to the governor for his signature.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four states - Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas - would again have to get approval from the Justice Department before making any changes in the way they hold elections under a bipartisan bill introduced Thursday to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.