ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - Verizon Wireless has announced plans to hire more than 400 new employees throughout Georgia.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Atlanta has released pitcher Freddy Garcia, who was contending for a spot in the Braves' battered rotation.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal says he's working to see if there's something the state could do to help families who say a form of medical marijuana would ease their children's debilitating conditions.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials from the Georgia Wildlife Federation say hunters have donated more than 12,000 pounds of deer meat for needy families.
MADISON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say charges will likely be upgraded against a man accused in the death of an infant in Morgan County.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge says Georgia's agriculture commissioner overstepped his authority when he changed rules so he could determine when Vidalia onions can be harvested and shipped.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.
ATLANTA (AP) - In the span of a year, Wanda Drury saw the bill for flood insurance on her home overlooking the coastal marshes of Glynn County increase an astounding tenfold from $674 a year to more than $6,700.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.
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.
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.
ATLANTA (AP) - The NAACP is looking to collect 1,000 firearms during a gun buyback at Turner Field in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - State Sen. Jason Carter says Gov. Nathan Deal is forgetting about the middle class in favor of big businesses and arguing state education cuts have forced an increase in local property taxes.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Jeremy Pruitt says he didn't have to think twice about leaving Florida State for Georgia after he learned coach Mark Richt was looking for a new defensive coordinator.
ATLANTA (AP) - Admission to all 401 national parks, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Atlanta, will be free on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is set to propose a nearly $547 million increase in state education funding when he submits his budget proposal to state lawmakers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are warning that a mix of rain and snow could fall across parts of north Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers will be reviving an effort to expand gun rights, but will be starting over with new legislation and weighing the possibility of giving college presidents and religious leaders the option of whether to allow guns on public campuses and in places of worship, according to interviews with key lawmakers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say a wintry mix of precipitation is possible across parts of North Georgia.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Some townspeople on Tybee Island near Savannah are expressing concerns about plans for a wind turbine, but others say the structure represents a unique opportunity for the beach town and should be welcomed.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is lobbying state lawmakers to approve building a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the state Capitol.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins has been released on bail following his arrest for driving with a suspended license.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has accepted a similar position on Bobby Petrino's staff at Louisville.