ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says a newly created council is expected to help improve child welfare in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - State lawmakers have taken another step forward to put a statue honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the grounds of Georgia's Statehouse.
ATLANTA (AP) - Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are expected in parts of north and central Georgia as a cold front sweeps across the region.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - The Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday on a one-year contract with right-hander Ervin Santana, bolstering their injury plagued starting rotation.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The historic lamp posts on at the University of Georgia in Athens are getting a makeover.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Taxpayers in one metro Atlanta county are paying about $16,000 a month to a suspended leader because of a state law requiring compensation until a public corruption case he's involved in is resolved.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge has rejected a plea agreement for Georgia businesswoman Edna Goble, who was indicted for bribing a former Greenville Public Schools superintendent to use her reading program for children.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican lawmakers abandoned a push Tuesday to decriminalize carrying a gun on Georgia's college campuses as they try to rally support for legislation that would allow firearms in churches, bars and arm school teachers.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia Senate Committee has narrowly approved a bill requiring food stamp recipients who are suspected of drug abuse to submit to drug testing.
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer involved in the dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize says few words were exchanged as King's daughter Bernice quietly surrendered the items so they could be placed in a safe deposit box.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has passed a bill criminalizing "revenge porn," a trend involving explicit photographs being posted without permission to the Internet.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah has kicked off the week leading to its massive St. Patrick's Day celebration with a much more quiet ceremony honoring the city's Irish heritage.
ATLANTA (AP) - The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia's governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As kingsnakes decline in localized areas of the Southeast, the abundance of one of their common meals - the venomous copperhead - seems to be increasing.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say a recent study shows that Georgia's pre-kindergarten program increased school readiness, and children who participated scored higher in language and math evaluations.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a task force that includes various state and local officials, meteorologists and business leaders charged with making recommendations to improve the state's response to severe weather events.
ATLANTA (AP) - Some Georgia educators say they feel slighted by pay increases for nationally board certified teachers being left out of the state's education budget.
ATLANTA (AP) - A mobile dental care clinic is planning to offer free service in Atlanta next week while affiliated offices throughout the state offer a free day of service.
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) - Residents of a neighborhood in the west Georgia town of Villa Rica fear that someone is poisoning their pets.
BISHOP, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say 18 horses have died after an early-morning fire that destroyed their stable at a northeast Georgia equestrian center.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say temperatures are expected to rise well above freezing across Georgia on Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for the poor storm preparations that led to an epic traffic jam in Atlanta and forced drivers to abandon their cars or sleep in them overnight when a storm dumped a couple of inches of snow.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's jobless rate declined to 6.8 percent in December.
ATLANTA (AP) - The snow and sleet had stopped falling and traffic was moving again around Atlanta following a crippling storm - but officials warned that ice-covered roads remained a threat for drivers Thursday morning.
They crept through traffic that makes an ordinary Atlanta rush hour feel like a drag race, trudged home through ice and snow while watching cars skid and slide through intersections and spent the night taking care of young children stranded at school. Some even slept in their cars.
ATLANTA (AP) - Helicopters took to the skies Wednesday to search for stranded drivers while Humvees delivered food, water and gas - or a ride home - to people who were stuck on roads after a winter storm walloped the Deep South.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say they helped deliver a baby girl on a local freeway when snow and ice brought traffic to a crawl.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the National Guard is sending military Humvees onto Atlanta's winter weather-snarled freeway system in an attempt to move stranded school buses and get food and water to people.
ATLANTA (AP) - Law enforcement agencies throughout Georgia responded to hundreds of crashes as snow fell throughout the region and drivers spent hours struggling through commutes that would typically take minutes.
ATLANTA (AP) - Traffic along interstates and surface streets in the downtown Atlanta area came to a crawl as snow began falling in the metro Atlanta region.