ATLANTA (AP) - Students with legal refugee status could be eligible for special needs scholarships under a bill approved by the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House bill that would remove limitations placed on a for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition.
State lawmakers took a step forward Thursday on two major priorities for the legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state's net tax collections are up more than 12 percent over this time last year.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a suburban utility vehicle has plunged off a bridge over a creek that flows into Lake Lanier north of Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - The cellphone parking lot at Atlanta's airport will close for a week while improvements are made to roads leading to the terminals.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" is moving to the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A prosecutor said Thursday that he would seek a misdemeanor charge - but no felony - against a suburban Atlanta police chief who reported accidentally shooting his sleeping wife on New Year's Day.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - The state's first known cases of a potentially deadly pig disease have been tied to an event at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.
ATLANTA (AP) - Three provocative pieces of legislation are on track to floor votes in the General Assembly.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 6.4 percent, its lowest level since July 2008.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say north Georgia residents can expect a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet as a new storm system moves across the state.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Brice Ramsey's edge in Georgia's quarterback competition this spring may not be as big as some believed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said their decision to postpone it was the right move.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed after a confrontation with police detectives outside Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will not intervene in a tri-state water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia that until a year ago threatened to severely restrict the Atlanta area's access to its main water supply for roughly 3 million people.
The New York Times was busy covering Georgia this past weekend, including two Sunday features:
UPDATE: Investigators identified the victim who was struck and killed by a train Wednesday night as 54-year-old Bryant Bennett Johnson.
ATLANTA (AP) - Safety advocates are continuing to push for a lower legal limit for boaters who consume alcohol on Georgia's lakes and rivers.
CHICAGO (AP) - Twenty-five Illinois couples were prepared for a long legal fight when they joined lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. Turns out they won't get one - at least not from the attorneys who would normally be responsible for defending the state's laws.
LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) - A former church youth leader has been sentenced to life in prison after prosecutors say he posed as a girl on MySpace to find boys to molest.
SAPELO ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife agents intercepted 156 sea turtle eggs they suspect were stolen from a nest on Sapelo Island, authorities said.
Still dealing with weak loan demand and a rough economic recovery, some Georgia community banks that weathered the crisis are getting bolder in their search for new business.
A day after electing their first African-American president, Southern Baptists are considering a resolution opposing the idea that gay rights are civil rights.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's city council has approved a plan that's expected to boost the city's police force to 2,000 -- the largest in the city's history.
Developers with the 4A company, which owns 300-plus acres of Conyers land south of Interstate 20, launched three days of design brainstorming for the plot, which would be anchored by the "shining jewel" of Metro Atlanta YMCA facilities.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's highest court has reversed a lower court ruling in the death of a Georgia woman whose partially-eaten body was found in a subdivision lagoon frequented by an alligator.
LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) - Authorities say the father of a 4-year-old child who accidentally shot herself didn't think the injuries were severe enough to seek medical help.
ATLANTA (AP) - A state health official says Georgia's massive Medicaid program is facing a shortfall of more than $300 million in the coming fiscal year.