NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.
ATLANTA (AP) - All but one of 10 former Atlanta public school educators were sentenced to jail time Tuesday in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on the state's standardized tests, and the judge called the case "the sickest thing that's ever happened in this town."
ATLANTA (AP) - One of the 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a test-cheating conspiracy has accepted a sentencing deal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Character witnesses are pleading for leniency as a judge prepares to sentence most of the former Atlanta educators convicted in a widespread conspiracy to cheat on state tests.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia prison officials are changing how they treat inmates with gender identity conditions, just days after the U.S. Justice Department weighed in on a lawsuit filed by a transgender prisoner.
SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) - One hundred and fifty years after the final drops of soldiers' blood sealed the Civil War, the South's battle flag has returned to the grounds of Chattooga County's government.
ATLANTA (AP) - Roadwork in Lowndes County will force lane closures on Interstate 75 next week.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want explored.
DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - Parents of a Georgia middle school student have accused a teacher of making disparaging remarks about President Barack Obama to students, calling him an evil man who hates America.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A former University of Georgia police officer has threatened to file a $5 million lawsuit against the state Board of Regents after he was fired for refusing to arrest two drunk, underage students who needed medical help, his lawyer said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks has resigned his seat in the state House of Representatives.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say there's a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across Georgia, which could bring damaging wind and hail.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks is set to enter a plea on federal charges.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - There are so many cameras at the Masters this week that practice rounds are beginning to resemble kids' birthday parties back in the day.
ATLANTA (AP) - A firefighting training exercise is expected to create smoke plumes near the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
ATLANTA (AP) - A divisive religious freedom bill remains stalled in a Georgia House committee as lawmakers enter the final two days of the legislative session surrounded by pressure from supporters and critics who say the bill can be used as a defense for discrimination against gay or transgender people.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a new program aimed at honoring the state's 234,000 Vietnam veterans with "certificates of honor."
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban is expected to address the media Monday after two Crimson Tide players were arrested in separate cases over the weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House committee expected to take up a divisive religious freedom bill will not meet as planned.
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.