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.
Mike Roby, GDVS Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations & Claims, has been named Interim Commissioner of Veterans Service.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia Air Force pilot has been laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery almost 50 years after he was killed in Vietnam.
ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom.
DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - Laurens County closed all of its public schools Friday after an estimated 150 children went home sick the day before with what health officials suspect is highly contagious norovirus.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Five sheriff's deputies have been disciplined for their handling of a case involving fisherman who reported someone shooting at them at a middle Georgia lake.
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Employees at a fast-food restaurant in suburban Atlanta saved a woman and others nearby after her SUV burst into flames in the drive-thru.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia high school teacher has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with her male students.
ATLANTA (AP) - Longtime Atlanta news anchor Monica Pearson has revealed she's been diagnosed with liver cancer.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has dropped below 6 percent.
ELLABELLE, Ga. (AP) â" Five people died early Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 16 west of Savannah that authorities said began when a tractor-trailer failed to slow down and smashed into stop-and-go traffic.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say Georgia schools are not required to discard Blue Bell ice cream products, but some of the state's largest school systems say they are doing so.
WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) - A shooting inside the Kia Motors auto manufacturing plant in Georgia left one worker wounded and another in custody after armed officers swarmed the site Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Pete Wheeler, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, died Tuesday as the longest-serving state agency head after holding the job for more than six decades.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge plans to resentence three former Atlanta public school educators who got the stiffest sentences after they were convicted in a conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A family attorney says a former Macon pastor who wanted to be buried in a casket was cremated by mistake.