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) - A metro Atlanta woman hopes to persuade Georgia lawmakers to ban pit bulls from the state.
The Eisenhower Tree, so much a part of Augusta National that not even a sitting U.S. president could have it taken down, was removed from the 17th hole this weekend because of damage from an ice storm, the club said Sunday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court has asked lawyers in the case of death row inmate Warren Lee Hill to address four questions in a dispute over whether a lower court judge should have halted his execution.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painful public display, dissociated herself from her brothers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state is scaling back its emergency operations as conditions improve following a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Nearly a million homes and businesses in Georgia lost power after a storm blanketed the region with snow and ice, but most had power restored by Friday morning.
ATLANTA (AP) - A sheriff in northeastern Georgia said he was canceling Valentine's Day because of the bad weather, telling men they were off the hook for the romantic gifts their partners may be expecting.
MILLEN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old east Georgia girl has died after a candle sparked a fire in her home, which had lost power after this week's ice storm.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities are urging Georgia drivers to be cautious on streets and highways, as melting snow and ice forms treacherous conditions in some spots.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia utility companies report that about 382,000 customers in the state were without power Thursday morning, as the total number of customers who lost power since the storm began approached 700,000.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fire officials say the poor condition of a historic building in midtown Atlanta contributed to its partial collapse during an ice storm.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia utility companies report that nearly 200,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees and branches are bringing power lines down across the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Here's a look by the numbers at how some agencies are responding to a storm that is supposed to bring snow, "catastrophic" ice and widespread power outages to Georgia, including the Atlanta metro area.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's state climatologist Bill Murphey recalls the snapping of trees under the weight of ice during an epic storm in January 1973. It left an estimated 200,000 people without electricity for several days.
ATLANTA (AP) - State lawmakers in Georgia are planning to end their legislative year on March 20.