ATLANTA (AP) - Officials from the Georgia Department of Human Services say the state has launched a plan meant to improve services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Federal authorities say they are looking into four retaliation cases in Georgia, in which whistleblowers within the Department of Veterans Affairs say they've been punished for reporting concerns in VA facilities.
MIAMI (AP) - A tropical depression that formed off the coast of Florida is expected to strengthen and soon become the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
ATLANTA (AP) - Married same-sex couples will get tax benefits equal to heterosexual couples through a retirement plan offered by the University System of Georgia.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A government official in coastal Georgia is proposing to rename a county courthouse after a former state lawmaker, the late J. Tom Coleman Jr.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Transportation officials say construction lane closures will be suspended during the holiday weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal grand jury indicted two men on charges they were part of a long-running scheme to defraud Delta Airlines.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option of arming teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Lew enforcement officials in Georgia are participating in a nationally coordinated effort to discourage boating under the influence.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced Georgia businesswoman Edna Goble to 30 months in prison for bribing a former Greenville Public Schools superintendent to use her reading program for children.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has increased to 7.3 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man accused of leaving his 22-month-old son in an SUV on a hot day returned at lunchtime to put something in the vehicle, where the child was strapped into a seat in the back, according to an arrest warrant filed Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Governor's Office of Highway Safety says law enforcement agencies will be targeting suspected drunk drivers during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - Federal labor officials have awarded more than $300,000 to fund re-employment programs and eligibility assessments for the unemployed in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has ordered mandatory overtime to address backlogged child protective services investigations.
MORROW (AP) - An inmate injured during a courtroom fight with Clayton County sheriff's deputies has died.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum and the police chief defended the action.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A central Alabama judge ordered a man to serve three days in jail for contempt of court for wearing so-called saggy pants.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that would require some people applying for welfare in Georgia to pass a drug test before they could get benefits.
AUGUSTA (AP) - Authorities are investigating after an infant was found dead in an east Georgia mobile home park.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Wildlife officials say that for the first time, they've documented a bald eagle nest on Lake Lanier.
ATLANTA (AP) - April 17 isn't just this year's deadline to submit a federal return for 2011. It's also the last chance for people who paid income tax in 2008 and didn't file a return for that year to put in a claim for a refund.
WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a Waycross police officer shot an unarmed man while searching for a suspect in a killing.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A yellowfin tuna product used to make dishes like sushi and sashimi sold at restaurants and grocery stores has been linked with an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened more than 100 people in 20 states and the District of Columbia, federal health authorities said Friday.
Glenn Grizzard, cousin of the late renowned author and University of Georgia alumnus Lewis Grizzard, has released a children's book "Uga the Baby Bullpup" about the university's beloved mascot.
The state Department of Labor is shuttering seven of its 53 career centers in a move officials say will save the agency about $3 million.
ATLANTA (AP) - In what amounts to a 21st-century version of the house call, Georgia doctors are increasingly seeing their patients via teleconferencing on personal computers, iPads and, if they have the app, iPhone.
ATLANTA - Health officials say nearly 1 in 4 babies are born to unmarried couples who are living together, a significant jump from a decade ago.
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) - North Korea was poised Thursday to send a rocket into space as the nation's young leader ascended to new top political posts strengthening his hold on power.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is being charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose death ignited nationwide protests.