LULA, Ga. (AP) — When Mark Lusink first started his career in engineering, it wasn’t long until he was building nuclear submarines. Now, he’s building something he said is much more complex: Dollhouses.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Confederate statue would be moved from a central spot on the University of Mississippi's campus to a less prominent Confederate cemetery, under a proposal approved Friday by a state board.
Conservation groups have purchased a 16,000 acre stretch of undeveloped Georgia coastline and plan to make it into a new wildlife management area.
District 67 State Rep. Micah Gravley, R-Douglasville, today said despite “many calls from friends and supporters, district wide and beyond, in support” he will not seek election to Georgia’s 14th Congressional District seat in 2020.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia pastor trying to open a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children in federal custody is getting pushback from people in an Atlanta suburb who call his efforts morally offensive.
DOUGLAS, Ga. (AP) — Firefighters continued to battle hot spots at a south Georgia peanut warehouse on Thursday, more than a day after the blaze began.
ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about Mercer Music at Capricorn, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the co-founders of Capricorn Records was Frank Fenton. It should have said his last name was Fenter, not Fenton.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s state ethics commission on Wednesday upheld subpoenas in an investigation of campaign spending by Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren.
ATLANTA - Local governments should ease harsh residential zoning restrictions, remove unnecessary “aesthetic” building requirements and encourage innovation in construction technology, a legislative committee recommended Thursday.
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University’s decision to remove its cheerleaders from the field after they protested police brutality during the national anthem has cost Georgia taxpayers $145,000 in a legal settlement.
ATLANTA (AP) — A student has the right to use the bathroom that corresponds to his gender identity, a lawyer told a federal court Thursday, arguing that the issue is about the right of transgender students to “equal dignity."
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Some doors in a Georgia fraternity house were torn completely off their hinges at an event that also left holes in the stairwell, damaged other doors and broke a second-story window, police said.
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — The driver of an SUV has been killed in a crash with a bus carrying five elementary school students, police in Georgia said on Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican governor announced Wednesday that he will appoint a wealthy businesswoman to the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump and highlighting a division within the GOP over whether moderate suburbanites or base voters are their key to victory in 2020 and beyond.
ATLANTA — Some Georgia State University students are demanding that Atlanta’s mayor remove a prominent downtown statue of a 19th Century newspaper editor who called for maintaining white supremacy in the South.
ATLANTA (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter discharged from hospital after treatment for urinary tract infection. .
FRANKLIN (AP) — A former Georgia mayor pleaded guilty Tuesday to 30 counts of insurance fraud after stealing over $11,000 from victims who believed they were paying for insurance policies.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A special effects worker faces up to 10 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to illegally possessing explosives while working on the Georgia set of a movie starring John Travolta and Morgan Freeman.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge set a new hearing date Wednesday in the Lorenzen Wright murder case to give lawyers time to prepare expert witness schedules for a trial or even reach a plea deal in the former NBA player's slaying nine years ago in Memphis, Tennessee.
KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A head-on crash in southeast Georgia killed four people, including a 3-year-old girl, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — Two Georgia cemetery employees have been charged with stealing dozens of bronze memorial markers and selling them at a recycling center for about $300,000.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia have arrested a civilian police department employee accused of keeping methamphetamine inside a purse that two children discovered near a park.
ATLANTA — Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson made a plea for bipartisanship in a farewell speech Tuesday that took aim at the bitter division between the GOP and Democrats embroiled in a presidential impeachment investigation and nearing the start of a high-stakes election year.
AMERICUS — A spokeswoman for Jimmy Carter says the former U.S. president is already feeling better after being treated for a urinary tract infection.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed a hazing charge against a former fraternity member indicted in the 2017 alcohol-related hazing death of a pledge at Louisiana State University.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for trying to defraud dealers of nearly $1.2 million in diamonds and other jewelry.
OAKWOOD, Ga. — Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ‘n Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint.
American students may not be reading any better, but they’re moving up in rankings of educational achievement worldwide because many of their peers in other countries are performing worse.
HINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a convenience store clerk shot and killed a man who reportedly tried to rob the store.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s governor is expected to appoint a wealthy business executive to replace an outgoing U.S. senator, according to a GOP political consultant, bypassing President Donald Trump’s preferred pick and betting instead that a moderate woman can garner enough support to hold onto th…
AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a south Georgia hospital over the weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said Monday.
AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter admitted to a south Georgia hospital for treatment of a urinary tract infection. .
ATLANTA (AP) — AP Source: Georgia governor has chosen GOP donor and financial services executive Kelly Loeffler for US Senate.
ATLANTA (AP) — A man considered the main suspect in a string of killings of black children and young adults in Atlanta in the 1970s and 1980s has been denied parole.
ATLANTA (AP) — Voters in cities across Georgia will choose candidates in runoff elections Tuesday, as well as fill a vacancy in a southwest Georgia state House seat.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man convicted of scamming a Georgia woman he met on a dating site out of thousands of dollars has been sentenced to prison.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving to the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, starting with a hearing Wednesday to examine the “high crimes and misdemeanors” set out in the Constitution.