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.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The weather may have been gloomy in Savannah on Dec. 14, but Georgia Benton was all smiles as she was inducted into the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
ATLANTA (AP) - A jury on Thursday acquitted a state lawmaker accused of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursement from the state and will return to his Senate duties.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state is expecting to receive more than $50 million in federal education grants over the next four years.
ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston is defending comments he made suggesting that poor students who are part of the nation's school lunch program should sweep cafeteria floors.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Labor officials say extended federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed in Georgia will expire soon without congressional intervention.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says his office is going to review a task force's recommendations to use digitally-based programs to improve student achievement.
TLANTA (AP) - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent in November, its lowest mark since November 2008.
ATLANTA (AP) - The latest wreck on a metro Atlanta freeway system that features names such as Spaghetti Junction, Peach Passes and HOT lanes involved a ham jam.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - State agents are investigating social media accounts where nude photos of metro Atlanta teenagers are being shared.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A north Georgia school board has approved a measure allowing some resource officers to carry long-range rifles.
LAKELAND, Ga. (AP) - A south Georgia bus driver has been placed on administrative leave after a 5-year-old girl was left alone on a school bus for six hours.
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett County police say they're investigating a claim of responsibility for an unusual heist of $2,000 worth of 2014 calendars -- including many that featured scantily clad women -- from a Mall of Georgia kiosk.
ATLANTA (AP) - Three students are facing criminal charges after a teacher was knocked unconscious during a classroom disturbance at an Atlanta high school.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jury selection began Monday morning in the trial of a Georgia state lawmaker.