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.
ATLANTA (AP) - The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has decided that an upcoming trial in Atlanta's school cheating case will go on as scheduled in August without former school superintendent Beverly Hall, who is battling cancer.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Animal control officers say a 10-week-old kitten that was thrown over the railing of a bridge and into the Intracoastal Waterway survived and is recovering at an animal shelter, and police seeking the person who tossed him.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say results of a toxicology report on a Georgia toddler who died in a hot car have come back with negative results, but officials won't specify which substances they tested for.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - The mayor of Tybee Island says more than 800 people who signed a petition calling for a nude friendly section of beach will need to keep their clothes on as long as he's in office.
ATLANTA (AP) - A clemency hearing is set for Wednesday for a Georgia death row inmate convicted of murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Natchez will host the red carpet Mississippi premiere of "Get On Up" later this month with the director and headline star in attendance.
ATLANTA (AP) - The husband of a "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children.
ATLANTA (AP) - Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to get $85 million worth of road improvements under way across the state.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in middle Georgia say a Florida motorist arrested on drug charges managed to steal a deputy's patrol car and drive several miles after he had been placed in handcuffs.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police are trying to figure out why three men walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta's northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old man riding a skateboard has been struck and killed by a car south of Atlanta.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta police officer has been charged with crimes and placed on unpaid leave after a woman accused him of spitting on her and calling her a racial slur during an apparent road rage confrontation.