ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Labor officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent in October.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's city council is urging the mayor to conduct more negotiations with the Atlanta Braves in an 11th-hour bid to keep the team in the city.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - License plate scanners will soon track cars coming and going from Tybee Island.
ALTON, Ga. (AP) - Deed Robbs was diagnosed with prostate cancer and was told he only had weeks to live.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Macon police say they've arrested a woman and charged her with animal cruelty after a break-in at a central Georgia animal shelter that led to deadly dog fights.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering free online courses to anyone looking to fulfill their hunter education requirement for licensing.
ATLANTA (AP) - Cobb County officials have released key details for the public financing of a new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium, saying they'll use a mix of existing taxes as well as new taxes on business and tourism.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say a pygmy sperm whale that was stranded on Jekyll Island last month had a digestive tract that was blocked by two pieces of plastic sheeting.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Columbus hospital is joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown in 2017. Atlanta's mayor said the city wasn't willing match an offer from suburban Cobb County worth $450 million in taxpayer funding.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Hall County's district attorney has cleared two sheriff's deputies of wrongdoing in a fatal shooting.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - The Henry County Fire Department says a school bus caught fire while picking up students on the morning of the first day of school.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis says the district is starting the school year with $10 million cuts.
ATLANTA - For the first time in the history of redistricting in Georgia, Republicans are in charge of deciding how the lines will be drawn and are expected to take advantage of their new-found power.
AUBURN - Barrow County authorities have found a woman's body in an Auburn well and charged a man with her killing.
BUSINESS CHRONICLE NAMES 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL ATLANTANS ATLANTA (Atlanta Business Chronicle) - The Chronicle released its annual list of Atlanta's 100 most influential people, as selected by the paper's editors. Newcomers to the list include Stockbridge resident Herman Cain, "who is shaking up the 2012 presidential campaign," and Mark Elgart of AdvancED, "which is ensuring metro Atlanta's schools make the grade." Others include Gov. Nathan Deal, Paul Bowers of Georgia Power and Tom Fanning of ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss is predicting a long weekend for Congress as the debt debate deadlock hangs over Washington.
MARIETTA - Authorities say a woman who has been living at a homeless shelter is accused of having a stolen license plate on her BMW car.
ATLANTA - Police are investigating a jawbone discovered by a survey crew in northwest Atlanta.
MARIETTA - Authorities say a former McDonald's manager accused of punching a mother inside a Marietta McDonald's is now in custody in North Carolina.
ATLANTA - Police say a northwest Atlanta grocery store owner fought back against burglars in two separate attempts to break into his store.
FORT STEWART - Attorneys for an Army Reserve soldier on trial for murder at Fort Stewart say he killed a superior because he was dehydrated and delirious from a crash diet after being ordered to lose weight.
MARIETTA - A woman who was arrested after her 4-year-old son was struck and killed by a van as they were jaywalking across a busy street was spared a prison sentence Tuesday following an outcry over her arrest.
ATLANTA - A longtime Georgia lawmaker known for his outspoken conservative views and frequent "no" votes on legislation was found dead at his home in Marietta on Tuesday, Cobb County police said.
ATLANTA - The state attorney general's office has put the Atlanta Public Schools board on a year's probation, saying the board has committed violations related to open meetings and public records laws.