State and National News

ATLANTA (AP) — Racing to shore up their election systems before November, states are using millions of dollars from the federal government to tighten cybersecurity, safeguard their voter registration rolls and improve communication between county and state election officers.

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take act…

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered Michigan's health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city's tainted water scandal.

The tree at 541 E. Main St. that fell across the road Monday afternoon blocked traffic on the main thoroughfare and caused a local power outage, is in the process of being cleared by city's public works staff.There was no storm or high wind that preceded the fall, which occurred at about 3:4…

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Campaigning in a north Georgia county where President Donald Trump got 70 percent of the vote, the Democratic nominee for governor recently talked about helping small businesses, expanding access to affordable health care and quality public education, and championing emerg…

Fun Spot America, a family-owned business with a history dating back to 1969 in the industry, announced the opening of the Samson Monster track at their Georgia location. Samson Monster Track is the first elevated go-kart track in Georgia and is the largest track Fun Spot America has ever bu…