View Mobile Site

Do you think that with the Republicans in control of the Senate and the House, that our country will be run any differently than it has been?

Hometown Heroes

Newsmax

Ex-Gov. Perdue defends "Go Fish" center in Perry

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — Despite criticism, former Gov. Sonny Perdue says he's proud of his efforts to support fishing, including committing the state government to borrow $14 million for an aquarium in rural Georgia.

Read More
Posted: nov. 21, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Forecasters: Storms coming to Plains, Gulf Coast

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters say severe weather is possible in the Southern Plains and across the Deep South over the next few days.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 21, 2014 8:21 a.m.

Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

ATLANTA (AP) — Police and leaders in the Atlanta area were preparing Thursday for protests and possible unrest as a grand jury in Missouri decides whether to criminally charge a white officer who fatally shot a black man.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 20, 2014 4:55 p.m. | Updated: nov. 20, 2014 4:56 p.m.

Georgia's jobless rate declines to 7.7 percent

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.7 percent.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 20, 2014 10:53 a.m.

NBC scraps Cosby television project

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project after another sexual assault allegation against the comic emerged.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 19, 2014 2:25 p.m.

Temperatures drop into teens for 2nd straight day

ATLANTA (AP) — Temperatures sunk as low as 14 degrees in at least one Georgia town as near-record cold gripped the state for a second straight day.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 19, 2014 10:31 a.m. | Updated: nov. 19, 2014 10:31 a.m.

Bullying, lying debt collectors an epidemic

NEW YORK (AP) — The country is facing an epidemic of unscrupulous debt collectors willing to pose as law enforcement and threaten arrest to squeeze dollars out of Americans, a top prosecutor said Tuesday as he announced the arrests of seven people who worked for an Atlanta-area company.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2014 4:31 p.m.

Alabama sets road widening among Southern mansions

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Transportation is advertising for bids to complete the four-laning of U.S. 431 from Interstate 85 in Opelika to the Florida line.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2014 2:05 p.m.

7 charged in Georgia-based debt collection scam

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities in New York say they've brought criminal charges against seven people in a debt collection scam run out of Georgia.

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

Georgia moves on _ again _ without star RB Gurley

 

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is not concerned about carrying on without Todd Gurley.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2014 8:37 a.m.

GA flags fly at half-staff to honor Gov. Sanders

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal says flags at state buildings and grounds will fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders, who died at age 89.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2014 8:36 a.m.

Severe wind chills, freezing temperatures in Ga.

ATLANTA (AP) — Temperatures plunged into the 20s in many parts of Georgia -- and dropped to 13 in one spot in the mountains -- as cold air settled over the state.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2014 8:35 a.m.

Tornado destroyed mobile home

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials have determined that a tornado destroyed a mobile home, damaged a barn and toppled trees in Twiggs County.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 18, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Ga. Senate Majority Caucus elects leaders for 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate Majority Caucus has selected six Republican lawmakers to serve as the group's leaders for the 2015 legislative session.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 5:06 p.m.

Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders dies

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders — known for his work on education and as a prominent member of the state's legal community — has died at age 89.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 1:59 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Georgia lawmaker files early medical cannabis bill

ATLANTA (AP) — A top state lawmaker has filed an early bill that would allow for the limited use of medical cannabis in Georgia.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 10:43 a.m.

Malnourished Georgia woman recovering in hospital

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An attorney representing the family of woman who was found severely malnourished says she's recovering in a Gwinnett County hospital.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 9:16 a.m.

Tornado watch issued for 72 Georgia counties

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters have issued a tornado watch for 72 counties in south and central Georgia.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 9:12 a.m.

Wind chill advisory issued for Georgia mountains

ATLANTA (AP) — Parts of the north Georgia mountains will be under a wind chill advisory as temperatures begin to plunge at the start of the work week.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 9:10 a.m.

Fire in large barn kills at least 4 horses, cow

Fire in large barn kills at least 4 horses, cow 

» Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 9:10 a.m.

Insurance official offers cold weather damage tips

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner says homeowners may be able to get financial help through their homeowners' policies if their homes are damaged by cold weather.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 14, 2014 9:24 a.m.

Freeze warning covers much of Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 13, 2014 3:47 p.m.

CDC: E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say high schools students' use of electronic cigarettes tripled over three years.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 13, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama

ATLANTA (AP) — Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among African-Americans in states where they anchor the party's base.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 12, 2014 4:37 p.m.

Gas to average under $3 in 2015, government says

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate holds true, U.S. consumers will save $61 billion on gas compared with this year.

» Read More
Posted: nov. 12, 2014 4:33 p.m.

Please wait ...