The Gold Dome started buzzing once again on Monday as Senators and Representatives gathered in their chambers to mark the beginning of the 153rd Legislative Session.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man opened fire on a group of men he said tried to rob him at a drive-in fast food restaurant.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread - but less deadly - than expected.
One of the two teenage sweethearts from Kentucky suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks around the South awaited a first court appearance Monday in Florida, where they were captured over the weekend.
DALLAS (AP) - Willie Pearl Mackey knew how to decipher the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s writing. She was used to his sloppy cursive and large vocabulary.
ATLANTA (AP) - A freezing highway contributed to more than a dozen accidents Friday, raising questions about whether Georgia's transportation officials are prepared for winter weather.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The parent company of the Marietta Daily Journal has purchased the Rome News Publishing Company at a bankruptcy auction.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has set a weeklong window for the execution of a Georgia death row inmate convicted of killing a fellow inmate.
ABBEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in southwest Georgia say someone stole nine buses used to haul watermelons and sold them to a scrap yard.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials are planning to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. ahead of Monday's holiday honoring the civil rights leader.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed a nearly $45 billion budget for state government as the economy improves and tax collections climb.
Icy road conditions, wrecks reported in northern Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A 60-day crowdfunding campaign for Nuci's Space, aimed both at restoring the "R.E.M. steeple" and helping the nonprofit group fund the health care assistance and other services it provides to local musicians, has fallen short of its $250,000 goal.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say they're helping Atlanta's public transit agency recruit 18 new police officers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The man who dialed 911 to report accidentally shooting his wife as she slept in their suburban Atlanta home early New Year's Day waited nearly two minutes to mention where he worked.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (/AP) - Authorities in Virginia Beach say they consider themselves fortunate after a Navy Jet slammed into an apartment complex.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to take over a state board that reviews cases on the sex offender registry amid concerns about a backlog of work.
According to a report on Fox 5, the Georgia DOT will raise the speed limit on I-285.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a letter written at the request of a federal appellate judge, Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday offered assurances that the Obama administration respects the authority of the courts.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new state report shows that the number of schools with unusual erasure patterns on standardized tests plummeted last year after a massive cheating scandal that led to tighter exam security across the state.
ATLANTA - Authorities say millions of dollars in a fund intended to help unemployed Georgia homeowners avoid foreclosure have gone unspent, even as 12,000 residents get foreclosure notices each month.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two of the children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and a pair of institutions instrumental in his life are marking the 44th anniversary of his assassination.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jabbed, prodded and poked repeatedly about a topic that never really goes away, Billy Payne wouldn't budge.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mitt Romney is turning away from his primary opponents and toward Democratic President Barack Obama after sweeping three more Republican contests.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an Atlanta woman has come forward to claim a $250,000 prize she won in last month's record-jackpot Mega Millions drawing.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Officials at the Masters Tournament in Augusta delayed opening the grounds after thunderstorms with winds of up to 60 mph blew over some vendor tents and temporary fencing.
ATLANTA (AP) - Family members say Dr. Leila Denmark, who was the world's oldest practicing physician when she retired at age 103, has died in Georgia. She was 114.
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia strawberry growers say the warm winter and hot spring has caused fields across the state to be in full bloom.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A former student at a small Christian university had gone to the building to find a female administrator and opened fire when she was not there, killing at least seven people, police said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal student loan program seemed like a great idea back in 1965: Borrow to go to college now, pay it back later when you have a job.