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.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn is replacing the Toomer's Corner oak trees that were poisoned by a University of Alabama fan.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police are searching for a person they believe stole almost 800 pairs of panties from a Victoria's Secret store.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House of Representatives has approved a bill letting thousands of Georgians who did not pass high school graduation tests petition local officials for diplomas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has passed and sent to the House two proposals aimed at cracking down on pimps and others engaged in what lawmakers say is an increasing problem of sexual exploitation of children in Georgia.
Think you might have a hidden treasure in that collection of what other people call junk? The American Pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, of the HBO show on the History Channel, are coming to Georgia looking for junkyards, basements, garages and barns to find hidden treasures, rare artifacts, and vintage collectibles and they want to see what you've got.
ATLANTA (AP) - Residents are objecting to the Archdiocese of Atlanta's plans to renovate a house in the city's upscale Buckhead neighborhood so it can be a home for a group of priests.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - One of the 14 people charged in connection with a multi-state dog fighting investigation has filed notice that he plans to plead guilty.
REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions has asked a judge to shield him from possible sanctions for shipping his crop ahead of the official start date imposed by a new state regulation.
ATLANTA (AP) - Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are possible across much of north and central Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters April 21 is the deadline to register for the May 20 primary.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - One of Georgia's most prominent Vidalia onion farmers is going back to court in an effort to stop the state agriculture commissioner from fining growers who ship the famous sweet onions before a certain date.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials are preparing to spend more than $30 million to buy land and build parking for the new stadium that would be home to the Atlanta Falcons.
NEW YORK (AP) - Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A new camera system being used on several Clarke County School District buses captured images of 17 violators in its first full week of operation.
ATLANTA (AP) - The parents of a Georgia camera assistant killed by a freight train while filming a movie say they're grieving, angry and want someone held accountable for their daughter's death.
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have identified the driver of a car that went into a suburban Atlanta creek as a 57-year-old Loganville woman.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's governor signed an executive order Tuesday to provide $4 million to cover costs associated with legal representation without conflicting interests for poor defendants.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County could soon become the latest metro Atlanta school system to pursue charter school status.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Tybee Island officials say they're bringing in extra police officers from nearby communities for the expected spring gathering of young people known as "Orange Crush."