ATLANTA (AP) - A new position at the Georgia Department of Education will focus on fine arts, including music, dance, theatre and visual arts.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama federal judge who was arrested on a spousal abuse charge last year has resigned from the bench.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot a man who began to draw a gun during a confrontation in the west Georgia city of Carrollton, authorities said Friday.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An Anheuser Busch plant in northwest Georgia has started canning water instead of beer to help flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.
AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta-area woman is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly letting her son hit another child on the school bus.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Investigators recovered multiple guns as well as a fake training gun from the empty model home where police said a Georgia sheriff shot and critically wounded a woman, according to law enforcement documents.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt worked on going the other way and that hitting approach has been playing big dividends.
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a Stockbridge family of eight is undergoing rabies treatments after interacting with an infected cat.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Former University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley has reclaimed something he thought he'd never see again: The national championship ring he won while working as an assistant coach at Auburn University in 1957.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are warning of thunderstorms and high winds in parts of north and central Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation, and lawyers for both sides said Wednesday they hope for a lasting resolution to issues that have long divided the civil rights icon's heirs.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say four people climbed to the roof of a car after it veered into a DeKalb County river.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say strong storms -- including some that could become severe -- will be possible as heavy rain moves into Georgia.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say they will provide extra security during graduation ceremonies this weekend at the Valdosta high school where a student was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat more than two years ago.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Workers are beginning to restore the steeple of the old church in Athens where Georgia rock band R.E.M. played its first show.
COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been killed and at least six others injured when a van careened off an interstate and down an embankment in northeast Georgia.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - If Savannah's former police chief gets to collect a $130,000-a-year pension while serving time in prison, then federal prosecutors want to seize a healthy cut.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - The Atlanta Braves acquired pitcher Trevor Cahill from Arizona on Thursday night, hoping to boost a staff that's been hurt by injuries.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers have adjourned the 2015 legislative session after passing dozens of bills.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says it has awarded grants for trails around the state.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say concrete chunks raining onto a metro Atlanta freeway caused multiple wrecks before rush hour.
ATLANTA (AP) - Insurers would be required to offer $30,000 of insurance coverage to treat children with autism under a bill headed to Gov. Nathan Deal's desk.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia is headed to Gov. Nathan Deal for consideration.
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawmakers in Georgia were scrambling Thursday to pass legislation on the final day of the 2015 legislative session. By law, the session runs 40 days. Any bills that do not pass by midnight Thursday fail for the year.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia religious freedom bill that became a flashpoint for a debate over anti-gay discrimination was bottled up in a state House committee Thursday, and its sponsor said he did not expect it to emerge in the closing hours of this year's General Assembly.
As we complete day 38 of the 2015 legislative session, we are quickly approaching day 40, also known as Sine Die, which is the last day for any bills to be passed to move on to the Governor.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta area teenager who said a heart transplant two years ago gave him a second chance at life died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police, according to police records.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Transportation officials say they're limiting construction-related lane closures for the next two weekends.
ATLANTA (AP) - A group of former Atlanta educators convicted in a test cheating scandal were locked up in Fulton County jails Thursday as they await sentences that could send them to prison for years.