View Mobile Site

If you vote today who would you vote for Congress?

Hometown Heroes

Newsmax

Sewage plant sparks smell concerns at garden

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — There are concerns at the Savannah Botanical Gardens that a planned sewage treatment plant will send unpleasant smells wafting over the roses.

Read More
Posted: apr. 19, 2014 9:00 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Group works to preserve Revolutionary War site

SYLVANIA, Ga. (AP) — More than two centuries after a daring British surprise attack routed American forces at Brier Creek, new efforts are underway to preserve one of Georgia’s least explored Revolutionary War sites.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 19, 2014 9:01 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Judges in Utah gay marriage case question lawyers

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say they’ve recovered a car belonging to the clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives after it was stolen outside the Georgia Capitol.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 19, 2014 9:02 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta has warthog births for spring

ATLANTA (AP) — Zoo Atlanta has a new litter of warthog piglets.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 19, 2014 9:03 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2014 10:00 p.m.

High winds, heavy rain expected in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters say high winds and heavy rains are expected across much of Georgia.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 18, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Man sentenced after threat to eat judge's kids

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 18, 2014 9:13 a.m.

Atlanta residents object to planned priests' home

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 18, 2014 9:09 a.m.

1 plans to plead guilty in Ala. dog fighting case

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Ga. judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule

 

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2014 11:18 a.m.

Winds gusts up to 40 mph expected across Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Wind gusts of up to 40 mph are possible across much of north and central Georgia.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Georgia voter registration deadline looming

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is reminding voters April 21 is the deadline to register for the May 20 primary.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2014 1:33 p.m.

Deal signs law extended tax-free shopping holidays

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient appliances.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2014 1:28 p.m.

Vidalia onion farmer back in court

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2014 11:12 a.m.

Georgia's share of NFL stadium costs could grow

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 10:56 a.m.

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

NEW YORK (AP) — Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2014 12:34 p.m.

School bus cameras nab 17 violators in 1st week

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2014 10:21 a.m.

Death of Ga. film worker 'senseless,' father says

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2014 8:27 a.m.

Driver whose car went into creek is identified

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2014 3:13 p.m.

$4 million to fund conflict-free lawyers for poor

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.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2014 3:10 p.m.

DeKalb County school system eyes charter status

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — DeKalb County could soon become the latest metro Atlanta school system to pursue charter school status.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2014 8:34 a.m.

Island prepares for 'Orange Crush' of young people

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."

» Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Masters, Trivia Quiz

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — How well do you know the Masters? Try this quiz:

» Read More
Posted: apr. 07, 2014 8:44 a.m.

Heavy rain drenches north Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Heavy rain drenched the metro Atlanta and much of the rest of north Georgia Monday morning, slowing traffic and prompting flood warnings.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 07, 2014 8:41 a.m.

Paula Deen restaurant closes

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A wildly popular Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the reputation of famed Southern celebrity cook Paula Deen in shambles has reportedly closed.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 04, 2014 8:16 a.m.

Storms packing high winds move into NW Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Powerful thunderstorms were rolling across northwest Georgia around daybreak as a line of severe storms moved into the state from Alabama.

» Read More
Posted: apr. 04, 2014 8:12 a.m.

Please wait ...