WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. forces in Iraq should be reduced significantly, according to a new study on Iraq's security forces that inflamed debate in Congress on how quickly that can happen without hurling the country into chaos.
ATLANTA (AP) - Next year's high school freshmen will take more math and science than their predecessors under changes expected to be approved next week by the state Board of Education.
ATLANTA - Former security Richard Jewell, who was wrongly linked to the deadly bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics, died of heart disease, Georgia's chief medical examiner said Thursday.
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle has announced two healthcare initiatives: The Georgia Health Marketplace and the Healthcare Safety Net.
After watching Hurricane Dean barrel through the Caribbean over the weekend and thrash Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday, members of the Georgia National Guard are prepared to help with relief efforts, if the hurricane moves northward.
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The Georgia Department of Revenue has unveiled a new Web site designed to be customer friendly and easily navigated.
The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's annual meeting will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29 at the St. Simon's Island Casino at 550 Beach View Dr. in the St. Simon's Pier Village.
ATLANTA - No hope that night cooling might give a break to air conditioners - and to those who have to make do without AC in Georgia's record-setting heat wave.
MIAMI - Government forecasters minimally reduced their expectations for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season Thursday, saying up to nine hurricanes and up to 16 tropical storms are expected to form.
DECATUR - It was 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday and Rafael Gonzalez had already worked up a sweat, wrestling to start a weed trimmer alongside a busy highway just east of Atlanta.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Clarissa Linnabary showed the store manager ultrasound photos of the quadruplets she claimed to be carrying and wondered aloud how she could afford them on her husband's Marine Corps pay.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia voters will be required to show a photo ID at the polls for a special election in September, Secretary of State Karen Handel said Tuesday.
State Rep. Al Williams will host a public hearing on behalf of the Liberty County Association of Retarded Children at 7 p.m. Aug. 13.
Georgia DOT Commissioner Harold Linnenkohl has announced a striping contract awarded in 18 Southeast Georgia counties based on bids received in the June 22 letting.