ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia could raise an extra $585 million by increasing its tobacco taxes, according an analysis by Georgia State University that comes as state leaders seek ways to pay for transportation projects.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Police have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman's body at a funeral home in Columbus.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn is replacing the Toomer's Corner oak trees that were poisoned by a University of Alabama fan.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police are searching for a person they believe stole almost 800 pairs of panties from a Victoria's Secret store.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House of Representatives has approved a bill letting thousands of Georgians who did not pass high school graduation tests petition local officials for diplomas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has passed and sent to the House two proposals aimed at cracking down on pimps and others engaged in what lawmakers say is an increasing problem of sexual exploitation of children in Georgia.
Think you might have a hidden treasure in that collection of what other people call junk? The American Pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, of the HBO show on the History Channel, are coming to Georgia looking for junkyards, basements, garages and barns to find hidden treasures, rare artifacts, and vintage collectibles and they want to see what you've got.
ATLANTA (AP) - High winds followed by a surge of cold air this weekend are in store for Georgia as multiple cold fronts move across the South.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal wants lawmakers to create a state-run district to take over failing schools, overseen by an appointed superintendent with broad new powers over those institutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - State lawmakers plan to begin discussing Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to turn over management of failing schools to a state-run district.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Clark Atlanta University says the killing of a junior chemistry major is a "devastating" loss for the school.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adreian Payne came to Minnesota on Monday as a seldom-used member of the powerful Atlanta Hawks, languishing on the bench for one of the league's best teams.
NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, says it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican leaders on Monday previewed changes to a bill aiming to raise $1 billion to maintain Georgia's roads and bridges, hoping to placate county and city officials unhappy with their initial plan to raise half that dollar amount by eliminating locals' share of the sales tax on gasoline.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House sub-committee on education has taken the first step toward giving parents more time to enroll their 5-year-olds in pre-kindergarten.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Tybee Island officials say they're bringing in extra police officers from nearby communities for the expected spring gathering of young people known as "Orange Crush."
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - How well do you know the Masters? Try this quiz:
ATLANTA (AP) - Heavy rain drenched the metro Atlanta and much of the rest of north Georgia Monday morning, slowing traffic and prompting flood warnings.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A wildly popular Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the reputation of famed Southern celebrity cook Paula Deen in shambles has reportedly closed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Powerful thunderstorms were rolling across northwest Georgia around daybreak as a line of severe storms moved into the state from Alabama.
ATLANTA (AP) - Thunderstorms are expected to roll across north and central Georgia, bringing the chance for severe weather as a storm system moves into the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new interchange connecting Interstate 85 and Georgia 400 in metro Atlanta is set to open.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Fox has been given a two-year contract extension following a season in which athletic director Greg McGarity says he saw "very encouraging" improvement.
ATLANTA (AP) - Archbishop Wilton Gregory seems to have gotten the pope's message about modest living.
FORSYTH, Ga. (AP) - State transportation officials say a stretch of the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 will be closed for roadwork.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's Secretary of State says voters are now being offered two new paperless registration options.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is undoubtedly a conservative-leaning state.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A killing disease that's devastating bat populations is now working its way east and south through Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Construction work and rainy weather as motorists head south for spring break could create weekend slowdowns on metro Atlanta freeways.