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.
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 in Atlanta are deciding whether to re-elect Mayor Kasim Reed, who faces challengers Al Bartell, Fraser Duke and Glenn Wrightson.
Hall County school officials say a bear sighting has prompted lockdowns at three schools in northwest Georgia.
Federal prosecutors say a Moody Air Force Base airman has been sentenced to nine years in prison on child pornography possession charges.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black has imposed new regulations on when the vegetables can be packed.
The student reported that the crime happened at the house belonging to the Gamma Upsilon chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
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 has been selected by a national trade publication as the top state in the country to do business.
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.
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.
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.
Voters in Atlanta head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to re-elect Mayor Kasim Reed.
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.
A man charged in the deaths of two brothers killed in a boating crash on Lake Lanier is set to stand trial.
Johnson's parents asked for the inquest last month after a south Georgia coroner refused to reopen the case.
Fans of the hit cable television show "The Walking Dead" congregated in downtown Atlanta this weekend for a convention focused on the AMC series.
Atlanta fire investigators say a blaze that killed a controversial local pastor last week started in a laundry room.
More than 1,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org against a proposal to merge two metro Atlanta universities.
Police in metro Atlanta say a teen has died after a car accident in Austell.
A former Newnan police officer accused of burglarizing a child care center while he was on duty has been sentenced to probation.
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 arrested four women and one man on prostitution charges Tuesday night.
The City of Centerville says has asked a spiritual store to stop breaking city law by telling fortunes.
The 43-year-old Grammy-winning singer of "Un-Break My Heart" and "You're Makin' Me High" will appear in "Braxton Family Values" on the WE network starting in April. Braxton's sisters -- Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar -- are all aspiring singers.
Cochran Mayor Michael Stoy said the city received site development plans Monday from engineers and architects who want to build a Walmart Supercenter in the city.
Chris Johnson's two-run, go-ahead double was the big hit in a four-run sixth inning that helped the Braves to a 11-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Move over 'Sharknado' and get ready for the Syfy channel's latest unrealistic shark movie: 'Ghost Shark.'
Local colleges and other groups in Macon all came out to the Heart of the Dragon Festival to support the local Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization.
It has become common practice in Central Georgia for law enforcement agencies to set up roadblocks where they snag drunk drivers, people toting illegal drugs or those involved in other illicit activities.
Grown children returning home. Brothers and
sisters moving in together. Families taking in grandparents. Friends
living in the basement. Fueled by the dismal economy and high unemployment, more Americans are doubling up.
Check those Powerball tickets, Florida residents: One of you is holding the winning ticket in the record $590.5 million jackpot.
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