Stories tagged: Georgia
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 8 a.m.
Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida’s Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he’s ever …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
An attempted conversation between a Georgia Tech student and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., ended abruptly with the lawmaker snatching the student’s cellphone away while he was being asked about possible …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Search and rescue teams have found a body in the Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael, and authorities said there is little doubt the death toll will …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
The Education Department said Wednesday that it is investigating whether a Georgia school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice created a “hostile environment” for …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene eliminated from championship contention after 3-0 loss to Georgia at Little League World Series
Tai Pette and Connor Riggs-Soper combined for a three-hitter as Peachtree City, Georgia, shutout Coeur d’Alene 3-0 in a consolation bracket game at the Little League World Series on Saturday.
Wed., July 25, 2018, 9 a.m.
A Georgia lawmaker says “I will be resigning” after he exposed himself and yelled racial slurs on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen’s cable TV show, according to a letter the Republican …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
One person was killed and another wounded when an argument led to a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony Friday night in metro Atlanta, police said.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 1:42 p.m.
A Georgia beekeeper says thieves stole dozens of hives, taking off with up to $20,000 worth of equipment.
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed Wednesday onto a busy highway after taking off from a Georgia airport, killing at least five National Guard members from Puerto Rico, …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
One of the world’s tallest hydroelectric dams is in the country of Georgia, a former Soviet state on the Black Sea.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
As Georgia’s governor, Zell Miller successfully championed selling lottery tickets to fund scholarships in a Bible belt state and lost a fight to change the Confederate-themed state flag. As a …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Protesters seeking to carry signs in an area being secured for Vice President Mike Pence to participate in the South’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade won a brisk free speech …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 6:08 p.m.
Georgia’s highest court on Thursday ruled against Fiat Chrysler, which had appealed a $40 million judgment awarded to the family of a 4-year-old boy who died in a Jeep fire.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
After Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the airline’s chief executive insisted Friday “we are …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Republicans in the Georgia legislature took a step Wednesday toward fulfilling the GOP lieutenant governor’s vow to punish Delta Air Lines for severing business ties with the National Rifle Association. …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
When a gunshot was fired from a classroom in the north Georgia mountains and police identified the gunman as a teacher, it immediately pierced the national debate over whether educators …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:02 p.m.
A tax break that would save Delta Air Lines millions of dollars on jet fuel purchases appeared to be sailing through the Georgia legislature without much opposition – until the …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
Delta’s decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association has prompted some Georgia Republican lawmakers to question whether the Atlanta-based airline should get a tax cut on jet …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
A police officer was killed and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta, authorities said Friday.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
A candidate for Georgia governor has taken down a campaign video that was filmed without permission at the church where Martin Luther King Jr. once preached.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
Lawmakers can expect face-to-face meetings with Girl Scouts from across Georgia next month at the state Capitol, where the young scouts plan on treating legislators to a milk-and-cookie reception.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
The College Football Playoff is here to stay. But four years later, the national championship game is still trying to make its mark.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate who came within minutes of being executed another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
A court in the former Soviet republic of Georgia on Friday sentenced former President Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for abusing his power in pardoning four …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Potentially life-threatening cold spread across the Deep South on Saturday, as forecasters issued winter weather advisories in multiple states and warned that freezing temperatures would likely last for the next …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Georgia’s utility regulators are allowing construction to continue on two new nuclear reactors, despite massive cost overruns for the multi-billion-dollar project.
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Kim Silvers’ family had begged her to stop using opioids and heard her promise to do so, only to break that vow repeatedly. They’d cried when she abandoned them, and …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
An unusually heavy December snowfall across much of the Deep South tapered off Saturday, icy road conditions were still a threat and thousands remained without electricity throughout the region.