ATLANTA (AP) - Local governments could continue collecting some sales tax on motor fuel, but the money would have to be used for transportation purposes, including school bus service, under an amended transportation bill that won approval Wednesday in a state House committee.
ATLANTA (AP) - Utility companies say more than 20,000 Georgia customers remain without power after this week's ice storm as low temperatures dipped into the single-digits in northern parts of the state.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A coroner says a mix-up at the state crime lab led to a family burying the wrong body during a closed-casket funeral.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A former suburban Atlanta girls' high school track coach has been given a five year sentence for sexting a student.
ATLANTA (AP) - Utility companies say more than 67,000 Georgia customers remain without power as crews work to clear downed trees and power lines.
ATLANTA (AP) - Charter school supporters want the schools to be exempt from a state-run district that Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing to take over chronically failing institutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - Power companies say more than 185,000 customers in Georgia were still without power as crews worked to clear downed trees and power lines.
The past couple of weeks have been fairly busy for legislators under the Gold Dome. We have now completed 15 days of the Legislative Session and have passed seven bills on the Senate floor. We are moving quickly and I look forward to keeping you updated as we move forward at the Gold Dome.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal says state agencies will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday in metro Atlanta to prevent problems with black ice on roadways.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Sunday Gov. Nathan Deal issued a State of Emergency until Tuesday ahead of a wintry mix expected to hit areas of northern Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - When a big storm or tornado devastates a community, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) usually steps in to help state and local officials. But in recent years, FEMA has been getting some help of its own from an unexpected source - one you see on almost every highway throughout the Southeast: Waffle House.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia would become one of several states authorized to take over "chronically failing" schools if Republican Gov. Nathan Deal can hold members of his own party while attracting Democrats and placating some school officials frustrated by the proposal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Snow falling steadily in parts of Kentucky turned roads hazardous Monday as a major winter storm system also threatened to spew ice, sleet and freezing rain across several Southern states.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia could raise an extra $585 million by increasing its tobacco taxes, according an analysis by Georgia State University that comes as state leaders seek ways to pay for transportation projects.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Police have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman's body at a funeral home in Columbus.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta police officer has been charged with crimes and placed on unpaid leave after a woman accused him of spitting on her and calling her a racial slur during an apparent road rage confrontation.
ATLANTA (AP) - Newly released court records show police want to learn about the health of a toddler in the months before he died of heat exposure in his father's car near Atlanta.
The new gun law went into effect July 1, with the beginning of the fiscal year marking the start of many bills passed by Gov. Nathan Deal during the most recent legislative session.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Three people, including the director, have been indicted on criminal charges stemming from a fatal crash in which a freight train plowed into the crew working on a movie about rocker Gregg Allman in southeast Georgia.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A suburban Atlanta man charged with murder in his 22-month-old son's death in a hot SUV is due in court to discuss his bond.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a misunderstanding between two men carrying guns led to tense moments in a south Georgia convenience store.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new state program is aimed at giving incentives to early childhood educators for furthering their education.
Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to churn up hazardous rip currents along Georgia beaches even if it remains at sea while passing the state's coastline.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials say they will delay enforcement of a new law that allows drug testing of welfare recipients.
ATLANTA (AP) - Representatives for the film and television industry say they regularly struggle to find crew members in Georgia and have to fly staff in from other states.
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.