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.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A corporate engineer who fawned over a female subordinate was found guilty but mentally ill Thursday of killing her husband outside of a suburban Atlanta preschool.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former juvenile corrections officer has been jailed after being accused of sex crimes.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Senate panel has approved legislation that could be a boon for the state's brewpub business.
ATLANTA (AP) - Several metro Atlanta leaders are meeting with President Obama's so-called "car czar" as they try to move ahead with plans to redevelop an abandoned General Motors plant in Doraville.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities on Tuesday raided seven long-distance calling card stores that prosecutors said were fronts for illegal Internet gambling cafes.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Newt Gingrich saw his presidential hopes all but dashed Tuesday in the Deep South, where he was rejected by voters in the very region that launched his storied political career more than three decades ago.
SPARTA, Ga. (AP) - A Sparta police officer has been arrested after authorities say he was involved in dogfighting.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Mitt Romney hoped to seal his status as the Republican presidential front-runner with a thus-far-elusive victory in the Deep South, a region that has been slow to embrace the former Massachusetts governor.
ATLANTA (AP) - A group of college students who are part of the Occupy movement disrupted the state Board of Regents meeting to call for a halt to tuition and fee increases at Georgia's institutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says a new international terminal at the city's airport will open May 16.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials have put a deadline on merging eight public colleges into four.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Paul Broun says he will debate opponents challenging him in this summer's Republican primary, but they'll have to wait at least a couple of months.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Construction equipment maker Caterpillar is already accepting job applications for its planned manufacturing plant in northeast Georgia.