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) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has risen to 7.8 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a motorist is accused of drunken driving in a wreck that killed a homeless man known as "Freeway Johnny," who greeted drivers for years near Atlanta's Downtown Connector.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Northwest Georgia authorities are trying to untangle the details of a violent rampage that left two people dead and three wounded Tuesday when a gunman shot multiple victims at one house, crashed a car into another house, shot the occupant, committed a carjacking, crashed the vehicle and killed himself with a gunshot to the head.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Snellville man and woman face child cruelty charges after authorities say their two teenage sons were found living in hazardous conditions at the family home.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Supporters of Common Core are urging state leaders not to move away from the education standards.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A southwest Georgia school district plans to expand an abstinence program after officials say it increased the number of ninth-grade students pledging to wait until marriage to have sex.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia community organizations that work with homeless or at-risk veterans have received more than $5.7 million in federal grants.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say information on new state hunting regulations is now available online and in print.
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - A judge on Monday sided with a charter school seeking to open in Clayton County, ordering local officials to conduct required inspections so some 200 students can begin classes.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Twenty dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in Georgia and South Carolina arrived in New Jersey by means usually reserved for corporate titans.
SPARTA, GA. (AP) - The historic Hancock County Courthouse has burned down in the central Georgia town of Sparta.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left for hours in his father's car insists her husband was a loving father and would never have intentionally harmed their son, according to a recent victim impact statement sent to prosecutors.
NEW YORK (AP) - A Georgia judge has denied a motion by General Motors to dismiss a wrongful death case against the automaker and set a trial date for April 2016.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Jurors at the nation's first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America's food safety largely depends on the honor system.