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Metro Atlanta's jobless rate holds steady at 4.9 percent

ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say the jobless rate in metro Atlanta is holding steady at 4.9 percent.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2016 2:04 p.m.

Deputies: Woman faked cancer, got $25K in donations, trips

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is accused of pretending to have terminal cancer and accepting thousands of dollars in donations and trips.

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Posted: jan. 26, 2016 9:54 a.m.
Jeffares: A busy legislative session has begun with tough issues ahead

Jeffares: A busy legislative session has begun with tough issues ahead

The halls of the Georgia State Capitol are alive again this week as the Senate and House of Representatives gathered in their respective chambers to ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2016 4:17 p.m. | Updated: jan. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.
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Georgia Perimeter, Georgia State consolidation now official

The Board of Regents granted final approval to the creation of the new Georgia State University from the consolidation of Georgia State University and Georgia ...

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Posted: jan. 06, 2016 12:00 p.m.

DeKalb motel standoff ends with suspect stabbing himself

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A standoff at a motel outside Atlanta that involved a number of children ended Tuesday morning with the suspect stabbing himself but ...

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Posted: jan. 05, 2016 9:45 a.m.

Board of regents to approve University of Georgia building

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The state board of regents is set to approve a building project for the University of Georgia.

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Posted: jan. 04, 2016 10:10 a.m.

School for LGBT youth called first of its kind in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — A first-of-its-kind private school in Georgia aimed at attracting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and teachers is being established in Atlanta for ...

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Posted: jan. 04, 2016 10:06 a.m.

Kirby Smart adds 3 assistant coaches to Georgia staff

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — New Georgia coach Kirby Smart has hired James Coley as wide receivers coach, Dell McGee as running backs coach and Marshall Malchow ...

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Posted: jan. 04, 2016 8:53 a.m.

Atlanta could see warmest Christmas ever recorded

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters say this Christmas could be the warmest ever recorded for several other Georgia cities.

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Posted: dec. 22, 2015 9:41 a.m.

Mother charged with kidnapping; son found safe after search

ATLANTA (AP) — Jail records show that an Atlanta mother is charged with kidnapping after police say she took her 14-month-old son from state custody during ...

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Posted: dec. 22, 2015 9:40 a.m.

Masters field at 89 going into next year

Lee Westwood did his part in Thailand. The math took care of the rest, and he's going to the Masters.

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Posted: dec. 21, 2015 12:31 p.m.

Conyers K-9 officer likely saves life of missing woman

A K-9 officer has likely saved the life of a missing elderly woman.

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Posted: dec. 17, 2015 10:13 a.m.

Smart excited about good first week with Georgia recruits

For one week, Kirby Smart could devote his full attention to his new job as Georgia's coach — complete with a hectic travel schedule for ...

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Posted: dec. 15, 2015 10:36 a.m.

Piedmont first healthcare system in Georgia to offer on-demand virtual visits

Piedmont Healthcare is the first health system in Georgia to offer a new app for visits.

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Posted: dec. 15, 2015 10:35 a.m.

Stockbridge mayor resigns after city council meeting

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — The mayor of Stockbridge has resigned after a meeting addressing his temper.

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Posted: dec. 15, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Emory considers ban on Yik Yak app after student complaints

ATLANTA (AP) — In response to students' concerns, Emory University says it will set up a task force to look at the feasibility of blocking a ...

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Posted: dec. 11, 2015 9:39 a.m.

Diamondbacks get pitcher Shelby Miller from Braves

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired All-Star right-hander Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday for overall No. 1 draft pick Dansby Swanson ...

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Posted: dec. 09, 2015 10:00 a.m.

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