KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The musician and folk singer who promoted the song "We Shall Overcome" and is credited with helping it rise in popularity as an anthem during the civil rights movement in the 1960s has died.
ATLANTA (AP) - A small plane has crashed into Interstate 285 after taking off from an Atlanta-area airport.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A coyote attacked a family dog in front of two young children in a Marietta neighborhood.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) â A Georgia sheriff charged in the shooting of a real estate agent is retaining support in a county that also voted him back into office three years ago despite his indictment on more than two dozen felony ethics charges.
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Police in metro Atlanta say a store employee shot and killed an armed man trying to rob him at gunpoint.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia sheriff has been charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent as prosecutors look into his statement that he was conducting police training exercises at the time.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Macon pastor accused of raping an underage girl two years ago has been arrested in Atlanta.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia special education teacher is accused of cruelty to children after police say she held an autistic boy upside-down by his legs and lowered him head-first into a trash can.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta woman who was robbed of her car and dog has her pet back due to the kindness of a stranger.
NEW YORK (AP) - An NFL investigation released Wednesday said that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill Tuesday legalizing the sale of fireworks in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A metro Atlanta sheriff who shot and critically injured a woman says that the victim is a dear friend and that he's been focused on her family since the shooting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill streamlining Georgia's child welfare system has been signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House hopes that legalizing fireworks will spark part of the state's economy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students with legal refugee status could be eligible for special needs scholarships under a bill approved by the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House bill that would remove limitations placed on a for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition.
State lawmakers took a step forward Thursday on two major priorities for the legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state's net tax collections are up more than 12 percent over this time last year.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a suburban utility vehicle has plunged off a bridge over a creek that flows into Lake Lanier north of Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - The cellphone parking lot at Atlanta's airport will close for a week while improvements are made to roads leading to the terminals.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" is moving to the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A prosecutor said Thursday that he would seek a misdemeanor charge - but no felony - against a suburban Atlanta police chief who reported accidentally shooting his sleeping wife on New Year's Day.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - The state's first known cases of a potentially deadly pig disease have been tied to an event at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.
ATLANTA (AP) - Three provocative pieces of legislation are on track to floor votes in the General Assembly.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 6.4 percent, its lowest level since July 2008.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say north Georgia residents can expect a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet as a new storm system moves across the state.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Brice Ramsey's edge in Georgia's quarterback competition this spring may not be as big as some believed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said their decision to postpone it was the right move.