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) - Metro Atlanta's transit system is aiming to make more money from its parking lots at rail stations.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A police officer shot and wounded a man who police say threatened the officer with a gun at an apartment complex near Atlanta.
ALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in Lowndes County say four people were hospitalized after a storm packing high winds swept through the area.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - It wasn't long ago that Justin Senior, Adam Gotsis and Francis Kallon had no idea what the Orange Bowl was.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Coach Bobby Petrino won't say who will start at quarterback for Louisville in the Belk Bowl. He will concede this: Both Reggie Bonnafon and Kyle Bolin will play against Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Smith was fired as the Atlanta Falcons' coach Monday, one day after the end of his second straight losing season and a 34-3 rout by the Carolina Panthers before booing fans at the Georgia Dome.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - It's been five decades since the Tybee Post Theater showed its last movie. That's likely to change in 2015.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The expansion of one of Augusta's major interstate highways is expected to be completed after New Year's following several months of delays and costs that have exceeded the project's budget by $3 million.
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) - The lead investigator of the DeKalb County district attorney's office is out on bond after being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in suburban Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - University System of Georgia officials spent tens of thousands of dollars this year on football tickets, meals and events for state lawmakers despite a law banning many freebies for members of Georgia's Legislature.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials say the new Atlanta streetcar is expected to open just before the end of the year.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a teacher in Warner Robins is facing a battery charge following a fight in his classroom.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders has left $3.4 million of his estate to the University of Georgia School of Law.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee agency that oversees charity fundraising is levying a $45,000 fine against a Georgia-based group for misleading practices.
ATLANTA (AP) - Most of Georgia is under a flood watch as thunderstorms roll across the state.