MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The cinematic story of the son of a Klansman becoming a leading student figure in the civil rights movement is moving ahead, with filming planned in Alabama.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.
Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race:
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It's a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — The scent of fresh-baked biscuits filled the kitchen at Stratford Academy on a September morning. While one cafeteria helper loaded trays of bacon into the oven for the upcoming breakfast break, two others chopped up piles of squash, carrots and Brussels sprouts.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State honored slain golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer's comments on an allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):
An estimated $120 million mixed-use development in east Cobb — or at least most of it — is moving forward, according to one of the principals behind it.
It remains to be seen if a judge’s ruling this month overturning validation of $35 million in bonds and accompanying tax abatements will derail development of a new grocery store in east Cobb. But analysts say the decision could have ripple effects on development authorities and counties acr…
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 sexual harassment allegation against Clarence Thomas.
Today marks the official beginning of fall. But in Georgia, that distinction doesn’t mean much. The current 5-day forecast shows we’re in for temperatures over 85 degrees with thunderstorms later in the week. Yes, you can expect temperatures in the 90s and humidity in the scorching range. Th…
A total of 6,066 state legislative seats will be on general election ballots around the country this year, and nearly two dozen more will be decided in November special elections to fill vacancies.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn't work out that way.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts has had successful surgery after slipping and hitting his head while playing with his dog in Florida.
A proposed mixed-use development with 153 homes that could be annexed into the city of Acworth has drawn concern from its residential neighbors — for a mix of reasons.
The News: Georgia’s Yellow Dot program is expanding to Dunwoody. According to Dunwoody police officials, Yellow Dot is a free program designed to help first responders provide life-saving medical attention during the first “golden hour” after a crash or other emergency. How does it work?: Re…
SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) — When the floodwaters from Florence receded, half the Starlite Motel was gone. A ragged lip of concrete edged parking spaces with no corresponding rooms, just a void of standing water and debris.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Living thousands of miles apart as children Levi and Teodora Mitze-Circiumaru never knew their love for music would one day bring the two together - or to Meridian.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A local teen is being called a hero after police said he stepped in to assist two coworkers who had been stabbed in a shoplifting incident.
Just the other day I received an email from a Forsyth County resident about a cucumber plant that was in decline. He wanted to know what to do to get it back to “normal.” My response was, “There is nothing to do. It’s the end of the season for that cucumber plant, so pull it […]
An unexpectedly large amount of rock and a “significant” underground garbage pit are some of the surprises builders encountered in recent months as they worked to keep Paulding’s new jail on schedule and within budget.
The monthlong wait of more than a dozen Cobb nonprofits could end Tuesday night as Cobb commissioners are scheduled to again vote on a measure to allocate $850,000 in funding to the organizations after two delays.
With many in the Carolinas still experiencing the effects of Hurricane Florence, employees at Home Depot’s store support center in Vinings came together this week to offer some help.
DALLAS (AP) — America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.
CUMBERLAND — Cobb’s development authority has approved the first step toward bonds and tax abatements for two new projects estimated to bring nearly a thousand new jobs to the county.
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Belle de Jour Salon in Sandy Springs will support Cure Childhood Cancer by donating 100 percent of salon receipts Saturday, and 10 percent of salon service receipts throughout September. Belle de Jour Salon has hosted a Cure day eac…
A Marietta mother and her three children were killed Thursday morning in a fiery, eight-vehicle pile-up along Interstate-10 in Beaumont, Texas, about 80 miles northeast of Houston, police said.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Independent investigation finds University of Maryland culpable in death of Terrapins football player Jordan McNair.
CANTON — A 300-unit apartment complex within the Riverstone development was approved Monday by the Canton Planning Commission with conditions that the developer contribute to road improvements to offset increased traffic.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is set to hit the Georgia campaign trail next week, making an appearance with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
A fallen firefighter with the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department was honored by his family today, the one-year anniversary of his death.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time since 2005, the U.S. Army missed its recruiting goal this year, falling short by about 6,500 soldiers, despite pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses and approving some additional waivers for bad conduct or health issues.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a former Montana high school athletic trainer being sued for sexually abusing athletes (all times local):
Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
ATLANTA (AP) — A group of ranking Georgia lawmakers is sounding the alarm about cost overruns from construction at a nuclear power plant near Augusta.