COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A southwest Georgia school district plans to expand an abstinence program after officials say it increased the number of ninth-grade students pledging to wait until marriage to have sex.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia community organizations that work with homeless or at-risk veterans have received more than $5.7 million in federal grants.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say information on new state hunting regulations is now available online and in print.
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - A judge on Monday sided with a charter school seeking to open in Clayton County, ordering local officials to conduct required inspections so some 200 students can begin classes.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Twenty dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in Georgia and South Carolina arrived in New Jersey by means usually reserved for corporate titans.
SPARTA, GA. (AP) - The historic Hancock County Courthouse has burned down in the central Georgia town of Sparta.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left for hours in his father's car insists her husband was a loving father and would never have intentionally harmed their son, according to a recent victim impact statement sent to prosecutors.
NEW YORK (AP) - A Georgia judge has denied a motion by General Motors to dismiss a wrongful death case against the automaker and set a trial date for April 2016.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Jurors at the nation's first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America's food safety largely depends on the honor system.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials with the Atlanta VA Medical Center are reporting improvements to wait times and care, following a national audit two months ago that identified problems at the facility and prompted further federal review.
ATLANTA (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warning for parts of north central Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A heavy storm that rolled through metro Atlanta brought down trees, flooded streets and caused power outages for thousands of residents.
ATLANTA (AP) - A report shows Georgia's revenues totaled nearly $1.49 billion in July, an increase of 5.5 percent over the same month a year ago.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning three public meetings to discuss long-range transportation planning projects.
ARLTON, Ga. (AP) - A giant tortoise that went missing in northeast Georgia has been found after a motorist spotted the 50-pound animal crossing a road.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. women have recovered all the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. The same can't be said for men, who remain 2.1 million jobs short.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia teenager convicted of fatally shooting a baby in the face while trying to rob the child's mother faces sentencing before a judge who could send him to prison for the rest of his life.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Some students who get in trouble in an east Georgia school system will be doing community service projects instead of being suspended.
SENOIA, Ga. (AP) - An actor playing a zombie on the set of the hit cable show "The Walking Dead" is recovering after reports that he was struck by a military vehicle during filming in Georgia.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Braves will host students, parents and employees from a Decatur school where police say a bookkeeper in the front office talked a suspect into surrendering after a gun battle.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Opening a possible diplomatic solution to avoid a U.S. military strike, Syria's foreign minister on Monday welcomed a suggestion floated by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to move all the country's chemical weapons under international control.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio driver who made an online video confessing to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after drinking heavily has turned himself in on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - Police say two teenage boys have been hospitalized with serious injuries after they fell several hundred feet from a cliff at Stone Mountain Park.
ATLANTA (AP) - A panel appointed by the Georgia governor decided Friday that state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who's facing federal wire and mail fraud charges, should not be suspended from office.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in suburban Atlanta say a teenage girl has been hospitalized after being shot while she was selling candy.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A new radio system being installed at a Georgia Army base is frustrating hundreds of homeowners in the Augusta area who have been locked out of their garages because of jammed remote-control signals.
HONG KONG (AP) - Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about U.S. surveillance programs, has few options to stay one step ahead of the authorities while in apparent hiding.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many people who buy their own health insurance could get surprises in the mail this fall: cancellation notices because their current policies aren't up to the basic standards of President Barack Obama's health care law.