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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal said he plans to sign legislation Tuesday to allow a state takeover of "chronically failing" schools and set up a statewide vote in 2016 to authorize the move.
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - Police say two men accused of stealing 39 iPads from a Georgia Wal-Mart could be part of a larger crime ring. Last week a couple was accused of stealing 33 iPads valued at more than $15,000 at another Wal-Mart store.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say four tornadoes struck Georgia during recent weekend storms.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ann Price, the creator of the world famous Ghetto Burger, has passed away. She was 72.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A former support member of the Tuskegee Airmen has received one of the nation's highest civilian honors.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) - Several families are outraged over a decision to turn a cemetery for military veterans into a movie set.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A trip to county jail or state prison might not be the worst sight ahead for some of Augusta's poorest criminal defendants.
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawmakers and state transportation officials will soon begin a series of public meetings to gather input on statewide plans to improve transportation and infrastructure.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old Appling man is accused of pulling over a 16-year-old girl and pretending to be a firefighter in east Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing in a specially equipped plane at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.
ATLANTA (AP) - The first person infected with Ebola to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won't escape.
ATLANTA (AP) - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials say they're welcoming a new low cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Work has begun on a zip line that will carry people across the Chattahoochee River at the Georgia-Alabama state line.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Athens-Clarke County police say a dog was fatally shot after mauling a 10-year-old boy and attacking a responding officer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is reaching out to leaders of the state's Latino community to learn more about unaccompanied minors from Central American nations who are in Georgia, and to share concerns and seek solutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - State transportation officials say they're planning to suspend road work near shopping centers to accommodate Georgians looking to save money during the upcoming tax holiday period.
MILTON, Ga. (AP) - The principal of Milton High School has resigned after sheriff's deputies arrested him twice within a few hours on charges of drunken driving.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta motorist says she feels lucky to be alive after a sledgehammer flew through her window on one of Georgia's busiest freeways.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison never made it inside the 12-foot-high razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused in connection with trying to sneak it in.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Retail Association is reminding residents that the state's tax holiday is quickly approaching.
ATLANTA (AP) - Unusually cool air helped Atlanta and Macon break records for low temperatures.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A movie theater chain says it's reviewing complaints after its Augusta theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program for youngsters.