Georgia prepares to execute man for store clerk's killing
Georgia prepares to execute man for store clerk's killing

Georgia prison officials are preparing to execute a man convicted in the killing of a convenience store clerk.

Georgia officials seed medical marijuana commission
Georgia officials seed medical marijuana commission

Georgia officials have made appointments to the state medical marijuana commission, a key step toward implementing a law designed to increase patient access.

DeKalb County approves text for lynching marker
DeKalb County approves text for lynching marker

The DeKalb County commission in Georgia has approved the text that will be engraved on a marker that recognizes lynching victims in the county.

Georgia regents name new president for Atlanta college
Georgia regents name new president for Atlanta college

The Georgia Board of Regents is naming a new president at the university system's smallest institution.

Court: Clark Atlanta student strangled by roommate's beau
Court: Clark Atlanta student strangled by roommate's beau

Court documents say the Clark Atlanta University student who was reported missing and later found dead was strangled, placed in a plastic bin and dumped at a park.

Georgia public university and college enrollment
Georgia public university and college enrollment

Enrollment rose at Georgia's public universities and colleges this fall, with overall enrollment increasing 1.5% statewide to 333,507. Here are totals for each school and the percentage change from last fall:

Trucker who stabbed colleague gets 20-year prison term
Trucker who stabbed colleague gets 20-year prison term

A trucker who stabbed and seriously injured a colleague during an argument over the cleanliness of their truck's cabin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

More students enroll at Georgia's universities and colleges
More students enroll at Georgia's universities and colleges

Enrollment at Georgia's public colleges and universities is rising again, led by the state's largest schools.

The Latest: Former President Jimmy Carter out of surgery
The Latest: Former President Jimmy Carter out of surgery

The Latest on former President Jimmy Carter's surgery at Emory University Hospital (all times local):

Sheriff: Inmate ran Florida meth business from Georgia jail
Sheriff: Inmate ran Florida meth business from Georgia jail

Authorities in Florida say they've broken up a methamphetamine business run by an inmate in a Georgia jail.

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery
Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was going into surgery Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital to relieve pressure on his brain, his spokeswoman said.

Residents want federal probe of cancer near Georgia facility
Residents want federal probe of cancer near Georgia facility

Residents of an Atlanta suburb want the federal government to investigate cases of cancer near a medical sterilization plant that uses a gas linked to an increase cancer risk.

Judge: Georgia boarding school sex abuse suit can go forward
Judge: Georgia boarding school sex abuse suit can go forward

A judge has ruled that a lawsuit can move forward against a Georgia boarding school and a former teacher accused of sexually abusing students there decades ago.

Report: Election vendors are prime targets, need oversight
Report: Election vendors are prime targets, need oversight

A new report says the nation's elections are vulnerable to attack due to a lack of robust federal oversight of the private companies that are involved in manufacturing voting systems and maintaining voter registration...

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery
Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to Emory University Hospital this evening for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

Georgia deputy charged with murder for off-duty shooting
Georgia deputy charged with murder for off-duty shooting

A Georgia sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder in connection with an off-duty domestic shooting.

Condemned Georgia man launches another appeal for DNA tests
Condemned Georgia man launches another appeal for DNA tests

A Georgia man sentenced to die Wednesday has launched another last-ditch appeal aimed at supporting his claims of innocence.

Georgia school district says student diagnosed with measles
Georgia school district says student diagnosed with measles

An Atlanta area school district says a middle school student was diagnosed with measles.

Widow of a co-founder of Georgia insurer Aflac dies at 90
Widow of a co-founder of Georgia insurer Aflac dies at 90

The widow of a co-founder of Georgia insurance company has died.

Georgia deputies shoot man at house as they find woman dead
Georgia deputies shoot man at house as they find woman dead

Georgia officials are investigating after sheriff's deputies shot a man at a house where a woman was found dead.

Police: Georgia taco shop owner was trafficking in meth
Police: Georgia taco shop owner was trafficking in meth

Police say a man who owns a chain of taco restaurants in coastal Georgia had a sideline business - distributing large amounts of methamphetamine.

Man charged with strangling woman near Georgia bus station
Man charged with strangling woman near Georgia bus station

A homeless man is accused of strangling a woman to death outside a southwest Georgia bus station.

Georgia university warns of layoffs after budget shortfall
Georgia university warns of layoffs after budget shortfall

A Georgia university is warning some professors that they may be laid off because of a budget shortfall.

US Forest Service shuts down vandalized Georgia park feature
US Forest Service shuts down vandalized Georgia park feature

The U.S. Forest Service says vandalism is forcing it to shut down a popular fall leaf viewing destination in Georgia.

Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees to church
Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees to church

Former President Jimmy Carter can still draw a crowd, and he does each time he teaches Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Georgia.

Georgia university waives parking fines for food donations
Georgia university waives parking fines for food donations

Officials at a Georgia university say plenty of students took advantage of a one-day chance to pay off their parking tickets by donating canned food.

MLK daughter slams Comcast over racial discrimination suit
MLK daughter slams Comcast over racial discrimination suit

A daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has sent a letter to Comcast executives in which she accuses the company of trying to "dismantle" a law barring racial discrimination.

2 suspects in custody in Atlanta college student's death
2 suspects in custody in Atlanta college student's death

A day after a missing Clark Atlanta University student was found dead in a Georgia park, police have arrested the victim's roommate and the roommate's boyfriend.

Georgia moves closer to legal hemp production
Georgia moves closer to legal hemp production

Georgia farmers are poised to cash in on the cannabis craze.

Civil War fort gives visitors close look at Union occupation
Civil War fort gives visitors close look at Union occupation

The National Park Service is giving visitors an inside look at the life of Union soldiers occupying a captured Confederate fort on the Georgia coast during the Civil War.

Missing Clark Atlanta University student found dead
Missing Clark Atlanta University student found dead

Authorities say a missing Clark Atlanta University student has been found dead.

The Latest: Carson encourages black voters to support Trump
The Latest: Carson encourages black voters to support Trump

The Latest on President Donald Trump's outreach to black voters (all times local):

Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak
Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses.

Georgia high school students sickened by unknown substance
Georgia high school students sickened by unknown substance

Four high school students outside Atlanta are being treated at area hospitals after ingesting an unknown substance.

Suspect dead, 2 deputies wounded in Georgia SWAT standoff
Suspect dead, 2 deputies wounded in Georgia SWAT standoff

Authorities in Georgia say a man accused of fatally shooting someone was killed during a standoff with officers, two of whom also were wounded.

Reenactors to remember 1811 slave rebellion
Reenactors to remember 1811 slave rebellion

Hundreds of people are set to take part in a performance artwork reenacting the largest slave rebellion in U.S. history.

LaBeouf thought he was finished, then he wrote 'Honey Boy'
LaBeouf thought he was finished, then he wrote 'Honey Boy'

For even an actor known for performance-art stunts and public displays of painful self-examination, Shia LaBeouf's "Honey Boy" is something else.

Georgia county commissioner, family charged after raids
Georgia county commissioner, family charged after raids

Authorities say a Georgia county commissioner and members of his family have been arrested on racketeering charges after officers raided their homes and businesses.

Tick tock, in hock: National debt clock looms over Atlanta
Tick tock, in hock: National debt clock looms over Atlanta

A nonpartisan organization has placed a national debt clock in downtown Atlanta, right on time for a Democratic presidential debate coming to the city in two weeks.

Ga. deputy hurt, suspect shot during chase into Tennessee
Ga. deputy hurt, suspect shot during chase into Tennessee

A sheriff's office in Georgia says a deputy was injured in a car chase that ended when another deputy shot and wounded the suspect.

Georgia highway closed over deadly crash with pedestrian
Georgia highway closed over deadly crash with pedestrian

A deadly crash involving a pedestrian has led authorities to close all southbound lanes of Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Late Atlanta councilman to receive commemorative plaque
Late Atlanta councilman to receive commemorative plaque

Atlanta's city council has announced that a plaque honoring a councilman who served four terms before his death last year will be installed at a local park.

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