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.
Icy road conditions, wrecks reported in northern Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A 60-day crowdfunding campaign for Nuci's Space, aimed both at restoring the "R.E.M. steeple" and helping the nonprofit group fund the health care assistance and other services it provides to local musicians, has fallen short of its $250,000 goal.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say they're helping Atlanta's public transit agency recruit 18 new police officers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The man who dialed 911 to report accidentally shooting his wife as she slept in their suburban Atlanta home early New Year's Day waited nearly two minutes to mention where he worked.
IRWINVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The leaders of a south Georgia county say community members and the Sons of Confederate Veterans group have stepped forward to stave off the closure of a Civil War historical site.
EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a young child who was reported missing and later found safe is now accused of giving police false information.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia National Guard will be able to assist members seeking benefits for same-sex spouses under changes announced Monday.
FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) - Police south of Atlanta are on the lookout for two gunmen who stole Christmas presents and electronic items from a 9-year-old boy and his grandparents.
ATLANTA (AP) - The fundraising arm of the Georgia Senate Republican Caucus has not filed a mid-year campaign finance report nor has it submitted its annual registration with the state ethics commission, records show.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane Fire Department says a 16-year-old boy who died on a Delta Air Lines flight had a medical condition and was with members of his military family traveling from Seattle to Atlanta.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Nearly 100 demonstrators and their dogs gathered in Augusta on Saturday to protest Georgia Regents University's use of dogs to test human dental implants.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Newton County sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
PERRY, Ga. (AP) - A man who spent 29 years in prison after pleading guilty to a deadly armed robbery has been acquitted by a jury in Houston County.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A western Georgia man who called his ex-girlfriend from jail to talk about the Iron Bowl game has been charged with stalking.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - A motorist who plugged his electric car into an outlet at a school near Atlanta is facing a theft charge, sparking debate about where and when it's acceptable to use power.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A judge said Thursday that he needs more information and time to decide the case of a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them in-state tuition.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Court records state that a surgeon found dead in an east Georgia creek was lured to Augusta for a sexual encounter.