ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal signed two bills into law Thursday that remove barriers to dual enrollment participation both for students with dim hopes or plans of attending college and also for high school youngsters who want to earn college credits before being handed their diplomas.
ATLANTA (AP) - A woman is facing three charges after being hit by a freight train in southwest Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge sharply reduced the sentences Thursday for three former Atlanta public school educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A soldier was found dead after a standoff with police at a Savannah apartment complex.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A herd of goats wandering through midtown Savannah were unable to resist the lure of a bag of Cheetos.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law that includes an insurance coverage requirement for children 6 and under.
ATLANTA (AP) - Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slated to address Georgia Republicans at the party's state convention next month.
GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) - A pair of Spalding County elementary school administrators surrendered to accusations of using excessive physical force against two elementary school students.
EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) - A woman accused of making death threats on a social media site against police officers has been put in jail.
ATLANTA (AP) - The newly hired chief executive of Georgia's ethics commission said Tuesday that he will ensure the agency is efficient, non-partisan and resistant to outside pressure.
DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - A central Georgia middle school teacher will retire at the end of the school year after criticizing President Barack Obama and his supporters in front of students.
Mike Roby, GDVS Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations & Claims, has been named Interim Commissioner of Veterans Service.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia Air Force pilot has been laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery almost 50 years after he was killed in Vietnam.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Work has begun on a zip line that will carry people across the Chattahoochee River at the Georgia-Alabama state line.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Athens-Clarke County police say a dog was fatally shot after mauling a 10-year-old boy and attacking a responding officer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is reaching out to leaders of the state's Latino community to learn more about unaccompanied minors from Central American nations who are in Georgia, and to share concerns and seek solutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - State transportation officials say they're planning to suspend road work near shopping centers to accommodate Georgians looking to save money during the upcoming tax holiday period.
MILTON, Ga. (AP) - The principal of Milton High School has resigned after sheriff's deputies arrested him twice within a few hours on charges of drunken driving.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta motorist says she feels lucky to be alive after a sledgehammer flew through her window on one of Georgia's busiest freeways.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison never made it inside the 12-foot-high razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused in connection with trying to sneak it in.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Retail Association is reminding residents that the state's tax holiday is quickly approaching.
ATLANTA (AP) - Unusually cool air helped Atlanta and Macon break records for low temperatures.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A movie theater chain says it's reviewing complaints after its Augusta theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program for youngsters.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ordered a ballot recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) - The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) - Vicky Rogers was in high school when she first read Margaret Mitchell's tale of the Civil War South, "Gone with the Wind."