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Decision Delayed on Inquest in Kendrick Johnson Death

2:48 PM, Nov 6, 2013

Attorneys say a Georgia Superior Court judge told them he wants to know what federal authorities discover before deciding whether to order a coroner's inquest into the death of a Valdosta teenager found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school.

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December Runoffs Set for Ga. House Seats

12:30 AM, Nov 6, 2013

Brian Prince, a retired veteran, is headed for a runoff with former municipal worker Diane Evans to represent District 127 in the Georgia state House.

Voters Cast Ballots in Atlanta Mayoral Race

4:46 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Voters in Atlanta are deciding whether to re-elect Mayor Kasim Reed, who faces challengers Al Bartell, Fraser Duke and Glenn Wrightson.

Bear Sighting Prompts School Lockdowns in Hall County

4:41 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Hall County school officials say a bear sighting has prompted lockdowns at three schools in northwest Georgia.

Ga. Airman Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

4:39 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Federal prosecutors say a Moody Air Force Base airman has been sentenced to nine years in prison on child pornography possession charges.

State, Farmers Battle Over Vidalia Onions

12:20 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black has imposed new regulations on when the vegetables can be packed.

Emory Student Reports Rape at Fraternity House

12:17 PM, Nov 5, 2013

The student reported that the crime happened at the house belonging to the Gamma Upsilon chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Lawsuit Targets Georgia's 'Stand Your Ground' Law

9:41 AM, Nov 5, 2013

Georgia's law says a person is justified in threatening or using force if he believes it is necessary to protect himself or another person.

Georgia Tops Magazine Ranking for Business Climate

3:21 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Georgia has been selected by a national trade publication as the top state in the country to do business.

Man Arrested in North Georgia Gas Station Fire

3:21 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says a Clarksville man accused in a gas station fire that injured his wife is being held in the Habersham County Jail.

DHS Offering Help With Winter Heating Bills

10:49 AM, Nov 4, 2013

Georgia DHS officials say residents age 65 and older who are homebound may apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program until Dec. 1. Other eligible families may begin applying for assistance on Dec. 1.

In Rome, Cheers for Their Shutdown Congressman

10:49 AM, Nov 4, 2013

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves of Georgia has doubled down on his criticism of President Barack Obama's health care law and his role in the partial government shutdown earlier this month.

Atlanta Mayor Seeks 2nd Term in Tuesday's Election

10:44 AM, Nov 4, 2013

Voters in Atlanta head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to re-elect Mayor Kasim Reed.

State, Farmers Face Off in Vidalia Onion Battle

10:44 AM, Nov 4, 2013

Farmers are taking sides in a battle over the quality of Vidalia onions, the iconic brand grown in south Georgia that's known around the world.

Jury Selection to Begin in Trial of Georgia Boater

10:36 AM, Nov 4, 2013

A man charged in the deaths of two brothers killed in a boating crash on Lake Lanier is set to stand trial.

Judge to Decide on Coroner's Inquest in Kendrick Johnson Case

9:19 AM, Nov 4, 2013

Johnson's parents asked for the inquest last month after a south Georgia coroner refused to reopen the case.

'Walking Dead' Fans Meet for Convention in Atlanta

6:03 PM, Nov 3, 2013

Fans of the hit cable television show "The Walking Dead" congregated in downtown Atlanta this weekend for a convention focused on the AMC series.

Fire that Killed Controversial Reverend Began in Basement

5:39 PM, Nov 3, 2013

Atlanta fire investigators say a blaze that killed a controversial local pastor last week started in a laundry room.

Hundreds Sign Petition against Kennesaw State Merger

5:12 PM, Nov 3, 2013

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org against a proposal to merge two metro Atlanta universities.

Teen Killed in Metro Atlanta Crash

12:03 PM, Nov 3, 2013

Police in metro Atlanta say a teen has died after a car accident in Austell.

Ex-Newnan police officer pleads guilty to burglary

11:59 AM, Nov 3, 2013

A former Newnan police officer accused of burglarizing a child care center while he was on duty has been sentenced to probation.

Project Tries to Tame Flood of Hospital ICU Data

11:58 AM, Nov 3, 2013

Doctors in Atlanta are experimenting with computer software to manage floods of hospital patient data and perhaps one day head off strokes and heart attacks.

Macon Police Make Arrest In First 2010 Homicide

Macon police arrested a suspect in the shooting death of 78-year old Willie Frank Miller Sr.  He was found dead nearly two weeks ago in his West Macon home.

7:23 PM, Jan 20, 2010

Fire at Perdue Chicken Plant

A dispatch supervisor says firefighters have left the scene. There are no injuries reported.

9:51 AM, Oct 23, 2009

Groups Holding School-Supply Giveaways

Some Central Georgia groups will hold events in the next few weeks offering school supplies for students.

11:38 AM, Jul 25, 2009

Robins Workers Face Long Terms

U.S. Attorney Max Wood says two former Base workers convicted of fraud could face sentences of more than 20 years. Inside: see the full indictment.

10:37 AM, May 6, 2008

New Atlanta Ferris Wheel Opens

You wouldn't think a giant ferris wheel would sneak up on people, but it seems to have surprised a lot of people downtown.

7:16 PM, Jul 16, 2013

MUGSHOTS: Wanted by Macon Regional Crimestoppers

Macon Regional Crimestoppers says these people are wanted on warrants in Middle Georgia. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 478-742-2330 or 1-877-68CRIME. Photographs and information provided by Macon Regional Crimestoppers and presented as a public service.

12:16 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Andy Griffith's Widow to Raze His Home

The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront, upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved.

3:43 PM, Mar 20, 2013

Central Georgia Groups Plan School-Supply Giveways

Several local organizations are stepping up to lend families a helping hand

3:16 PM, Jul 13, 2010

Hall County Considers Mobile Storm Alert System

Emergency managers in a northeast Georgia county hope to be able to send storm alerts to residents to their phones or mobile devices.

9:49 AM, Jun 13, 2012

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