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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Leaders of three community groups say they're joining forces to address issues and increase voter registration in minority communities ahead of the Georgia primary elections in May.
ATLANTA (AP) - People with a license to carry a weapon could bring their guns into some houses of worship under legislation adopted by Georgia lawmakers.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill allowing sick patients to legally take a marijuana derivative to ease their symptoms failed Thursday in the final hours of Georgia's legislative session, stalling amid a dispute between House and Senate lawmakers.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A University of Georgia professor is accused of asking a student to buy prescription drugs for him while the student vacationed in Mexico during spring break.
ATLANTA (AP) - A plan to create a medical marijuana program in Georgia has hit a political roadblock.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - A coastal Georgia conservation and development authority is considering bringing in sharpshooters to address an overpopulation of white tailed deer.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The mayor of Athens-Clarke County, who's seeking re-election this year, says possession and use of small amounts of marijuana should be legal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers still have some tough issues to tackle on the final day of the 2014 legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Winter may officially be over, finally, but an uncharacteristically rough season left chains of potholes and other problems on Georgia roads that state and local officials are still dealing with.
ATLANTA (AP) - The board governing Georgia's public colleges and universities has approved a system-wide proposal to ban the use of all forms of tobacco products.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has ruled that a Georgia state senator acquitted of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursement is entitled to have the state pay his legal bills.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Underground Atlanta shopping and entertainment complex in the heart of downtown will soon be up for sale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawmakers have approved a plan for taxpayers to borrow $17 million to build a parking deck largely for the new Atlanta Falcons stadium.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republicans are on the verge of making it even tougher for Georgia to expand a government health insurance program as envisioned by Democratic President Barack Obama.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's governor and agriculture commissioner plan to host the annual Ag Day celebration.