Stories tagged: georgia
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
The loss of Krispy Kreme doughnuts documented by police in Georgia has come to a bittersweet ending.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Off the Georgia coast, a decades-old marine sanctuary has emerged as a template for protection in the U.S. and around the world.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
A small plane crashed into a townhome Wednesday morning in a leafy Atlanta-area neighborhood near a major interstate, killing two people and tearing off the home’s brick exterior, authorities said.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Former President Jimmy Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019
In the picturesque mountains of north Georgia, an unassuming roadside building is now ground zero in the search for Bigfoot
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Along a bustling four-lane highway that winds through the north Georgia mountains, an unassuming wooden structure breaks the monotony of churches, billboards and stores selling kitschy knickknacks.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
A furnace-like “flash drought” is intensifying as it blasts away the little moisture left across a vast swath of the South, shriveling up crops and backyard gardens and raising alarm …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
A former Georgia police officer has been acquitted of voluntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a fleeing, unarmed man
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
Weeks of dry, hot weather have plunged the Deep South further into a drought that’s affecting more than 11 million people and threatening crops across the region, a new assessment …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
Pledging to “root out corruption in politics,” Jon Ossoff, a former long-shot congressional candidate who rose to prominence two years ago riding a wave of dissatisfaction with Washington, says he’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship Monday, drilling into the hull’s steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Facing health challenges, Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia said Wednesday he will retire at year’s end, a departure that sets up a rare election in November 2020 when both …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation was offered a seat in Congress. It just announced its chosen delegate.
The Cherokee Nation principal chief had an important announcement to make last week. Standing on a stage in the Cherokee capital, Chuck Hoskin Jr. told his people, and the United …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Four college students were wounded when a gunman opened fire into a crowd of 200 people outside a library near Clark Atlanta University and then escaped in the chaos, authorities …
Sat., July 27, 2019
A federal judge says Georgia allowed its election system to grow “way too old and archaic” and now has a deep hole to dig out of to ensure that the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019
Walker Kessler, one of top centers in the 2020 class, has narrowed the list of schools he’s considering to six.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
The network behind “The Walking Dead,” a show that’s become synonymous with Georgia, says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019
Georgia stops felons from voting using strictest reading of vague law introduced after Civil War.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019
Though major studios have so far remained quiet on Georgia’s recently passed abortion law, Netflix on Tuesday said it will contest the legislation and “rethink our entire investment” in the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
Abortion providers say they are reassuring confused patients that restrictive abortion laws passed by a number of states have yet to take effect.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019
A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
Tue., May 14, 2019
Authorities in Virginia say two missing women and a missing teenage girl were shot to death by a carnival worker who met the victims through the traveling show.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. The measure bans the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Lawmakers in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky are considering or have passed measures designed to directly challenge Roe v. Wade. Anti-abortion activists are hopeful that President Donald Trump’s appointments of …
Sun., April 7, 2019
Snow was still piling up in the Inland Northwest in early March. But spring had already sprung in Savannah, where the air was gently scented with Georgia pine, wisteria and …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
A standoff that began when two Georgia police officers were shot and wounded has ended with a 16-year-old boy and his pregnant mother both killed by a gunman who then …
Fri., March 8, 2019
Georgia and Tennessee joined a string of states moving to enact tough abortion restrictions when Republican House lawmakers passed bans on most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
‘Something being legal does not make it right’: Abrams says she still has concerns about Georgia’s election
Abrams, who hoped to become the nation’s first female African-American governor, has accused Kemp of widespread voter suppression and said voting irregularities have tainted the race. On Friday, Kemp had …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.