ATLANTA (AP) - With three days left in the year's session, Georgia lawmakers plowed through a packed calendar on Friday sending bills to Gov. Nathan Deal for his signature or across the hall to the other chamber for review.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has rejected a bill preventing cities from banning plastic bags.
ATLANTA (AP) - A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.
ATLANTA (AP) - An autism insurance bill considered dead earlier this week got a new lease on life Thursday when two key legislators from the House and Senate announced a compromise plan they hope will pass before the session ends next week.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's largest public beach could become off limits to smoking next year.
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in northeast Georgia have charged two young men with killing a deer in a pasture where it was known to mingle with a farmer's cows.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Senate has overwhelmingly passed a slightly tweaked substitute measure to a House bill that apparently clears the way for Uber, Lyft and other ride sharing firms to keep operating in Georgia.
EUHARLEE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a small town police chief and assistant chief in northwest Georgia have been charged with stealing government funds and violating their oaths of office.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will announce Friday that he plans to sign a hard-fought medical marijuana bill into law after the 2015 General Assembly session ends April 2 and will order state agencies to begin preparing to implement it, his office said Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Members of a Georgia House panel made some changes to a divisive "religious freedom" bill, but left opponents who say it could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people dissatisfied.
TLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House approved Gov. Nathan Deal's plan allowing a state takeover of schools dubbed "chronically failing" on Wednesday, setting up a statewide vote in 2016.
ATLANTA (AP) - The chairman of a key House committee says a proposal to require insurance coverage of autism therapy won't receive a floor vote this session.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill allowing a form of medical marijuana is headed to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal after a two-year legislative battle.
Georgia is home to more than 234,000 Vietnam War veterans, and the state seeks to honor them with a new program to be unveiled next week.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials say they're stocking the state's waterways with fish before the opening of trout fishing season.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia lawmaker believes people legally able to drink, vote and serve in the military should be allowed to run for a seat in the state Senate.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are asking drivers to use extreme caution while dense fog reduces visibility in much of north and central Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal was set to begin his second term in office Monday afternoon with plans to focus on education.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Brian Schottenheimer's background as a player at Florida almost got in the way of his hopes to become offensive coordinator at Georgia.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Cobb County prosecutors say a man who took $255 during an armed robbery has been sentenced to life in prison.
J. Britt Johnson, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, is asking the public to help with the identification and apprehension of the individual responsible for the Nov. 29, 2014 armed robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank on Riverwood Drive in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal reported paying his daughter-in-law's consulting firm about $607,000 in his final fundraising report from the 2014 gubernatorial election.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change has more than a week of events planned to celebrate the upcoming King holiday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge in Georgia has declined to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
MACON, Ga. (AP) â A three-year study has concluded the black bear population in part of central Georgia is less than half as big as previously thought.
NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney Co. said will close about 40 stores this year and cut about 2,250 jobs. Most of the stores will close by April 4, the Plano, Texas-based department store operator said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola says it will cut between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs in coming months to trim costs.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Let your "feet flag" fly, Athens.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forty-nine years after John Lewis and fellow marchers tried to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, the memories of "Bloody Sunday" are still vivid in his mind. It was one of the defining moments of the civil rights era.
ATLANTA (AP) - Temperatures fell to 10 degrees before dawn in Marietta, Cartersville and Rome and 12 in Atlanta as an arctic blast of frigid weather brought the coldest temperatures in a year to Georgia.