Panel considers overhaul of antiquated Georgia voting system

Published Dec. 12 2018

A commission considering a replacement for Georgia's antiquated voting system plans to hold a last meeting in January before finalizing...

Georgia governor: Norfolk Southern moving headquarters to Atlanta

Published Dec. 12 2018

Railroad company Norfolk Southern Corp. is moving its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta, bringing with it 850 jobs and...

Georgia man admits to shooting roommate, dumping body in Alabama

Published Dec. 12 2018

A man has admitted to fatally shooting his roommate in Atlanta in 2014, sending a picture of the body to...


Two ex-college football players, two others indicted in robbery

Published Dec. 11 2018

Court records show two former players of an Atlanta-area college's football team and two other men have been accused of...

Georgia state government to delay opening due to weather

Published Dec. 10 2018

Georgia's governor is delaying the opening of state government Tuesday because of potentially slippery road conditions in the northern part...

Five Georgia cops likely to stand trial for murder in 2019

Published Dec. 10 2018

When DeKalb County Police Officer Robert Olsen was charged in January 2016 with killing Afghanistan War veteran Anthony Hill, he...

Six qualify for Georgia House special election in Gordon, Murray counties

Published Dec. 7 2018

Six candidates qualified for a special election for an open state house seat in Northwest Georgia.

Georgia health officials warn residents about rabies threat

Published Dec. 6 2018

Health officials in Gilmer County, Georgia, are warning residents about a possible rabies threat.

Georgia police officer shot, suspect killed at dental clinic

Published Dec. 6 2018

A police officer was shot and critically wounded Thursday morning in a dental clinic near Atlanta during an encounter with...

Report: Climate change threatening Georgia peach season

Published Dec. 5 2018

Climate change will likely have a devastating impact on the beloved Georgia peach crop as extreme changes in weather could...

'Full plate' of voter worries for new Georgia elections head

Published Dec. 5 2018

The Republican elected to oversee Georgia's elections for the next four years will inherit an office tasked with replacing the...

Four North Georgia schools honored for achievement among low income students

Published Dec. 5 2018

The Georgia Department of Education named four schools in the northwest corner of the state to a top performers list...

Atlanta police often failed to use body cameras

Published Dec. 5 2018

An audit has found Atlanta police officers failed to turn body cameras on and off at required times in more...

Georgia minister convicted of child rape flees courthouse

Published Dec. 5 2018

Authorities are searching for a Georgia minister convicted of child rape and molestation who fled an Atlanta courthouse before his...

Special election scheduled to replace Georgia state Rep. John Meadows

Published Dec. 4 2018

Voters will pick a candidate to fill the late Georgia state Rep. John Meadows' shoes at the beginning of next...

Georgia man used Snapchat to arrange sex with boy

Published Dec. 4 2018

Authorities in Georgia say a 25-year-old man used Snapchat to try to entice a 13-year-old boy into sex.

Georgia police officer accused of incest, lying to officials

Published Dec. 4 2018

A police officer has been charged with criminal counts, including incest, in two Georgia counties.

The runoffs: It's election day - again - in Georgia

Published Dec. 3 2018

Voting gets underway Tuesday for Georgia's runoff elections, which will settle two statewide races in which neither party won a...

Georgia releases list of low-performing schools to receive state support

Published Dec. 3 2018

A local Dalton school, Morris Innovative High School, is among more than 90 of Georgia's lowest-performing schools, according to a...

Second inland port to be added in North Georgia

Published Dec. 3 2018

Four months after the Georgia Ports Authority opened a $24 million inland just north of Chatsworth, Georgia, the port authority...

Georgia Democrats file a lawsuit saying absentee ballots sent out too late

Published Nov. 30 2018

The Georgia Democratic Party says election officials in some counties waited too long to send out absentee ballots for the...


Man pleads guilty in wreck that killed Georgia sculptor

Published Nov. 29 2018

A man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a crash that killed an artist selected to sculpt a Martin...

Lawsuit against Georgia jail gets class action status

Published Nov. 27 2018

A federal judge has approved class action status for a lawsuit challenging the release policy of a jail in Atlanta.