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.
ATLANTA - Police have arrested the mother of a toddler who was found wandering around an Atlanta apartment complex. A resident of the complex in southwest Atlanta called police after noticing the 2-to-4-year-old boy early Wednesday. Police say the boy was shoeless and wearing only boxer shorts.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal says he'll sign a bill allowing voters to decide whether to allow Sunday alcohol sales. But added that if it comes up for a vote in his community, he'll vote against it.
ATLANTA - Georgia legislators have given final passage to an $18.3 billion fiscal year 2012 budget that pours additional state dollars into tax investigators, Medicaid and domestic violence shelters. The House gave its final approval to the spending plan by a 143-32 vote Tuesday afternoon. The state Senate approved the blueprint 48-6 later Tuesday.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Three girls selling lemonade to raise money for a hospitalized toddler were robbed of about $150 at their stand in central Georgia, authorities said. A man and woman approached the girls Saturday afternoon and asked them about their lemonade stand, Houston County sheriff's Lt. Jon Holland said.
ATLANTA - A bill designed to crack down on illegal immigration in Georgia that the Senate approved Monday includes some provisions similar to those in a tough law enacted last year in Arizona. After nearly three hours of debate and several floor amendments, the Senate voted 39-17 to pass the bill originally authored by Rep. Matt Ramsey, R-Peachtree City, in the House.
SMYRNA, Ga. - A Smyrna police officer has been fired following his arrest on marijuana and gun charges. A taskforce run by the Cobb County Sheriff's Office arrested Curtis Clyde Cook on Thursday and charged him with possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm.
ATLANTA - A Cobb County ear, nose and throat doctor has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography.
AUGUSTA - They talk about cars and boats when they're out on the course, not golf. They exchange fist bumps as well as handshakes. Their idea of Masters history is 1997.
ATLANTA - Rapper Gucci Mane was arrested Friday, accused of shoving a woman out of his Hummer in January as he was driving down a suburban Atlanta road, authorities said.
ATLANTA - An interesting First Amendment battle is being waged in the federal appeals court in Atlanta by an ex-Georgia sheriff who claims a barrage of leaflets that falsely painted one of his critics as an ex-con was politically protected free speech. The argument by former Forsyth County Sheriff Dennis Lee Hendrix came before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday after he challenged an April 2007 jury verdict that awarded one of the critics, ...
NORCROSS - Police in Gwinnett County say an officer shot a man who pulled a gun. Cpl. Jake Smith of the Gwinnett County Police Department says the shooting occurred Wednesday night outside an apartment complex.
AUGUSTA - Two old champions with 10 green jackets between them strolled up to the first tee to get the Masters going, then stepped aside to let the real contenders take their place in the Georgia sun. Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer struck ceremonial tee shots shortly after sunrise today at Augusta National, the traditional start to the year's first major. With the overnight chill still lingering, the 81-year-old Palmer hit a little fade that ...
ATLANTA - Authorities say a MARTA bus collided head-on today with another vehicle, injuring 13 people including a 3-year-old girl. MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that it appears there were no life-threatening injuries.
FAIRBURN, Ga. - A 55-year-old Georgia woman's decision to clean out her purse paid off in a big way when she found an old lottery ticket worth $189,302. Rhonda Williams, says she found the winning Fantasy 5 ticket in the bottom of her purse after cleaning it out over the weekend.
ATLANTA - A man police say grabbed paper towels from a maintenance cart at a rail station in Atlanta and used them to blow his nose wound up in jail. A police report says a man identified as Alfred Murphy grabbed the towels at a MARTA station Monday afternoon, and a transit system police officer told him he couldn't do that.