ATLANTA (AP) - S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family's conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93.
BLYTHE, Ga. (AP) - The Richmond County coroner says a 76-year-old man died after his truck crashed into a house.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder in the toddler's death.
ATLANTA (AP) - Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding the public to stay alert for those who may be collecting personal data during voter registration drives.
ATLANTA (AP) - Thunderstorms spawned intense lightning and powerful winds across Georgia, sparking house fires in suburban Atlanta and toppling trees and power lines in several counties.
CLARKSTON, Ga. (AP) - Students, faculty and alumni will be marking the 50th anniversary of Georgia Perimeter College with events beginning this week.
WINDER, Ga. (AP) - Powerful lightning and high winds from storms over Barrow County kept firefighters and emergency crews busy all night.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Police say a pit bull was repeatedly stabbed during a pet adoption event inside a PetSmart store in the west Georgia town of Newnan, horrifying adults and children.
A look at things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 1 of the season:
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia transportation officials plan to suspend many construction-related lane closures for the upcoming holiday weekend.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a veteran sheriff's captain is accused of using a computer to have an inappropriate relationship a 14-year-old boy.
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) - Labor Day came early for a Roswell woman who gave birth inside a Walmart near Atlanta.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a brush fire burning in the Macon area is expected to smolder until the next significant rainfall.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - State wildlife officials say an emerging snake disease similar to one that has killed millions of bats has been found in a wild Georgia snake.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (/AP) - Authorities in Virginia Beach say they consider themselves fortunate after a Navy Jet slammed into an apartment complex.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to take over a state board that reviews cases on the sex offender registry amid concerns about a backlog of work.
According to a report on Fox 5, the Georgia DOT will raise the speed limit on I-285.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a letter written at the request of a federal appellate judge, Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday offered assurances that the Obama administration respects the authority of the courts.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new state report shows that the number of schools with unusual erasure patterns on standardized tests plummeted last year after a massive cheating scandal that led to tighter exam security across the state.
ATLANTA - Authorities say millions of dollars in a fund intended to help unemployed Georgia homeowners avoid foreclosure have gone unspent, even as 12,000 residents get foreclosure notices each month.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two of the children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and a pair of institutions instrumental in his life are marking the 44th anniversary of his assassination.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jabbed, prodded and poked repeatedly about a topic that never really goes away, Billy Payne wouldn't budge.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mitt Romney is turning away from his primary opponents and toward Democratic President Barack Obama after sweeping three more Republican contests.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an Atlanta woman has come forward to claim a $250,000 prize she won in last month's record-jackpot Mega Millions drawing.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Officials at the Masters Tournament in Augusta delayed opening the grounds after thunderstorms with winds of up to 60 mph blew over some vendor tents and temporary fencing.
ATLANTA (AP) - Family members say Dr. Leila Denmark, who was the world's oldest practicing physician when she retired at age 103, has died in Georgia. She was 114.
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia strawberry growers say the warm winter and hot spring has caused fields across the state to be in full bloom.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A former student at a small Christian university had gone to the building to find a female administrator and opened fire when she was not there, killing at least seven people, police said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal student loan program seemed like a great idea back in 1965: Borrow to go to college now, pay it back later when you have a job.