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.
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ATLANTA (AP) - Delaware provides the inspiration for a $1 billion lottery gambling complex in suburban Atlanta, and the project's backers are betting that the small state's success will help convince officials in Georgia to roll the dice.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked two small Indiana towns, killed at least three people and bred anxiety across a wide swath of the country in the second deadly tornado outbreak this week.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has approved a bill targeting scrap metal theft that places more requirements on recyclers and addresses what supporters of the legislation say is a growing problem in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - The widow of a man who prosecutors say died with help from members of a group known as the Final Exit Network has testified in a favor of a bill aimed at outlawing assisted suicide in Georgia.
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - The death toll rose to three Tuesday in the shooting rampage in an Ohio high school cafeteria as schoolmates and townspeople grappled with the tragedy and wondered what could have set the teenage gunman off.
A student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, authorities said Tuesday, the second reported fatality in an attack that began when a teenager opened fire in the cafeteria at a suburban Cleveland high school a day earlier.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Starting April 2, discount bus carrier Megabus plans two routes a day between New Orleans and Atlanta, with two stops in Alabama.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - At the murder trial of the man accused of killing her husband, Andrea Sneiderman has faced some tough questioning of her own.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials say an Atlanta middle school student is recovering after he was shot in the eye with a BB gun as he rode home on a school bus.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court refused to dismiss murder charges against an accused killer who claimed his right to a speedy trial was violated because he has spent nearly seven years awaiting a trial. But the opinion released Monday said the case underscores the dangers of underfunding the criminal justice system.
U.S. Postal Service workers in several Georgia cities have been told that mail processing centers where they work will close, with the work done elsewhere.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House passed a constitutional amendment Wednesday that would allow the state to create charter schools.
ATLANTA (AP) - Relenting to critics, a Georgia lawmaker agreed Wednesday to slightly loosen a proposal that would require drug tests for poor people applying for welfare benefits.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's airport plans to open a cell phone waiting lot where people will be able to wait for arriving passengers to get to the curb.