FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - New coach Dan Quinn says the Atlanta Falcons made the right decision to cut ties immediately with Prince Shembo after the linebacker was arrested last week for killing a dog.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt hopes there is room for "discretion" in the SEC's new rule which blocks schools from accepting transfers who have had "serious misconduct" problems.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police in one metro Atlanta county are doling out citations to drivers who are slowing down traffic in the fast lane.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A robber got away with more than money in Georgia: Officials say he demanded his victim's pants.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia social service officials say employees should be getting their checks deposited soon after a glitch delayed processing.
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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Just days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections, a state judge in Georgia is declining to act on a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in one of the nation's most politically charged states.
ATLANTA (AP) - This year, two Libertarian candidates could wreak havoc on Georgia's top races with control of the U.S. Senate potentially on the line.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's wait for a ruling from the NCAA on Todd Gurley's status continued with Monday's start of game-week preparations for Florida.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say Georgians should use this weekend's time change as a reminder to change smoke alarm batteries.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Health officials say two students have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis after about 150 students were tested at Newnan High School.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A runoff is increasingly likely in Georgia's tight gubernatorial race, and both candidates are spending their time rallying their base of supporters with just over a week left before the Nov. 4 election.
ATLANTA (AP) - Data from Georgia universities with top tier Division I football programs shows they're willing to make exceptions to admission requirements for football players despite the schools becoming increasingly competitive for other incoming freshmen.
ATLANTA (AP) - The candidates for Georgia governor came to their third and final debate ready to attack, ramping up their accusations on education, taxes and the economy.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Whether it's giving sports score updates or naming the hottest restaurant in town, the voice heard by millions of iPhone users took center stage at Augusta's Legends Club on Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Twelve days from Georgia's Senate election, Republican David Perdue has launched a statewide bus tour to remind conservatives that he wants to help his party continue fighting President Barack Obama.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making his role in outsourcing jobs a hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Several dogs with burn marks on their backs have shown up in a Georgia county, and no one seems to know how or why they're being injured.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia will file a request with the NCAA on Wednesday for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials at the Georgia Aquarium say a 20-year-old beluga whale, Maris, is expecting a calf in the spring.