LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The numbers are in and U.S. agricultural officials say New Mexico marked a record year of pecan production in 2019 to lead the nation.
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawmakers who write Georgia's budget are questioning Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to pay for a teacher pay raise with budget cuts.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's parole board has scheduled a hearing to weigh arguments for and against clemency for a man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's elections board on Wednesday approved a set of rule changes to govern the use of new voting machines that are being rushed out statewide for the state's fast-approaching presidential primaries in March.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is visiting Germany on an economic development mission, his second official trip abroad since taking office last year.
GREENBELT, Md. — A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist plotted with other members of a white supremacist group to carry out “essentially a paramilitary strike” at a Virginia gun rights rally, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Proposed budget cuts in Georgia could mean fewer state troopers on the road, fewer lawyers defending poor people and fewer probation officers.
ROMULUS, Mich. — A Michigan woman who says she was groped by a male passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight says airline staff asked her to move to another seat after she reported the assault, rather than moving the man.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic politician and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams told a college crowd Wednesday that it's time to move beyond past elections and ensure future ones are fair.
SAVANNAH — Dr. James C. Metts Jr., a Savannah physician whose four decades serving as an elected coroner earned him a small part in the bestselling book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” has died at age 88.
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the dedication of Georgia's new judicial center.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state senator has filed a bill to block hair-based discrimination for people at work, school or who are seeking housing.
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican governor and first lady have announced a slate of legislative measures they want to see enacted this year to combat human trafficking.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A hidden camera captured members of a white supremacist group expressing hope that violence at a gun rights rally in Virginia this week could start a civil war, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A man arrested in Alabama after a slaying in south Georgia has agreed to return to Georgia to face charges, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Krystal Co., the Georgia-based restaurant chain known for tiny hamburgers and late-night service across the Southeast, has filed for bankruptcy, but said Tuesday that all of its locations would remain open.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Advanced genetic genealogy testing helped authorities solve three Georgia rape cases from 1999, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — One of Republican Brian Kemp’s first acts as Georgia governor involved revamping the state's handling of sexual harassment complaints and placing State Inspector General Deborah Wallace in charge of the issue.
EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — A company plans to create as many as 400 jobs as it reopens a closed latex factory in southeast Alabama, the state said Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — A congressman from Georgia has been named by the White House as one of eight House Republicans supporting President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial that begins Tuesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hit pause on their recent feuds Monday as they walked shoulder to shoulder through the streets of South Carolina’s capital city to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and rally around their push to defeat President Donald Trump …
ATLANTA (AP) — Against the backdrop of a presidential election year, Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday found leaders still wrestling over how to best embody the slain civil rights leader.
ATLANTA — Statements from law enforcement officials and a Kentucky-based rapper are shedding more light on what led to a shooting that caused chaos outside one of Atlanta’s largest malls last week.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech Sunday in remembrance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at a church service in Tennessee.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Another member of the Holy Cross women's rowing team has been released from the hospital after a crash in Florida that killed a teammate, the college announced Sunday.
LAS VEGAS — Gun companies are gathering for their annual conference and trade show this week in Las Vegas at a pivotal moment for the industry amid slumping sales, a public increasingly agitating for restrictions on access to firearms and escalating tensions over gun control efforts.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A police officer on his way in his patrol car to a part-time job stopped an armed robbery and fired shots at several suspects, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One of the nation's largest churches continues buying property for a planned new campus for Highlands College, which trains ministers.
Democrats believe they have a shot at making gains this year in Republican-dominated Texas, including winning control of one house of the Legislature for the first time in nearly two decades.
ATLANTA (AP) — A police sergeant foiled an armed robbery and shot one of the suspects outside of one of Atlanta's largest malls, authorities said Saturday night.
LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — From the very beginning of her career as a local hairdresser and entrepreneur, Barbara Thompson was ahead of her time.
ATLANTA — The man who was supposed to be in charge of turning around poorly performing schools in Georgia has resigned amid an investigation, possibly signaling the end of his position.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — At the urging of conservative advocacy groups, Republican legislators in more than a dozen states are promoting bills that focus on transgender young people. One batch of bills would bar doctors from providing them certain gender-related medical treatment; another batch…
ATLANTA — Georgia’s 2020 legislative session opened Monday, bringing a flurry of activity back to the state Capitol. As lawmakers returned, they saw quick movement on legislation seeking to protect consumers from unexpected medical bills and tighten sales tax collection by online businesses.…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amtrak executives say they want to establish a passenger route from Nashville to Atlanta, with stops including Murfreesboro, Tullahoma and Chattanooga.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — As the 1950s and ’60s found the Eastside Theater hosting the premiere entertainment for black Savannahians on the eastside, the following decades would not be as kind. While during its heyday, the theater would see matinee movies, live performances and 15-cent popcorn, t…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highest court on Friday upheld a ban on firearms at an upcoming pro-gun rally in the state's capital, an event that authorities feared could erupt in violence at the hands of armed extremists.