ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option of arming teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Lew enforcement officials in Georgia are participating in a nationally coordinated effort to discourage boating under the influence.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced Georgia businesswoman Edna Goble to 30 months in prison for bribing a former Greenville Public Schools superintendent to use her reading program for children.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has increased to 7.3 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man accused of leaving his 22-month-old son in an SUV on a hot day returned at lunchtime to put something in the vehicle, where the child was strapped into a seat in the back, according to an arrest warrant filed Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Governor's Office of Highway Safety says law enforcement agencies will be targeting suspected drunk drivers during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - Federal labor officials have awarded more than $300,000 to fund re-employment programs and eligibility assessments for the unemployed in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has ordered mandatory overtime to address backlogged child protective services investigations.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - One of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions has agreed to pay nearly $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of farmworkers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope that their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with Georgia voters.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say 71 people were arrested and 11 juveniles were rescued from prostitution in Georgia as part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new museum highlighting historic and modern struggles for equality is scheduled to open to the public.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A Southern cleric has been picked as the new archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.
At least 52 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking antibiotics as a precaution because of a lab safety problem that may have accidentally exposed them to anthrax.
ATLANTA (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, will posthumously receive a Congressional Gold Medal this month, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
LONDON - London, blow our minds.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County officials are announcing a new initiative aimed at the county's refugee and immigrant students.
Georgia is set to receive a $750,000 federal grant to help returning Army veterans find jobs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal agreed Monday to pay $3,350 to settle three ethics complaints filed against him over his 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the end of tolls on Georgia Highway 400 by the end of next year.
SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Be on the lookout: Escapees are described as slow-movers with hard shells in a variety of colors such as red, yellow and green.
The Atlanta City Council has voted to ban smoking in city parks.
Atlanta police say officers shot two men suspected of taking part in an early-morning home invasion, killing one of them and wounding the other.
Authorities say an 8-year-old girl was killed and her mother injured when part of an oncoming semitrailer flew across an interstate and crashed through the windshield of their vehicle near downtown Atlanta.
Here is a breakdown of the 14 congressional races on the ballot for the upcoming July 31 primary in Georgia. Financial information provided for contested races as of March 31, the latest period available on the website of the Federal Election Commission.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Senate majority leader is now opposing a transportation sales tax referendum that would fund metro Atlanta's largest infrastructure investment in decades.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Little league officials in Columbus say a brawl involving adults that was captured on videotape is an embarrassment to the players and the city.
The heat wave that sent temperatures soaring across Georgia is expected to break its grip on the state.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Farmers don't just pray for rain anymore.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease will soon leave the hospital where doctors gave her little chance of surviving when she was admitted nearly two months ago, her father said Tuesday.