ATLANTA - Three federal appeals judges expressed unease with a requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance or face penalties, as they repeatedly raised questions about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
ATLANTA - A judge has set the date for the execution of a Georgia death row inmate who was convicted of the 1978 slaying of an elderly woman in Savannah.
SAVANNAH - Emerging from a round of meetings in Washington, Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday he remains hopeful that Georgia can secure federal funding this year to start deepening the Port of Savannah's shipping channel - though not as much money as port officials had wanted.
BRUNSWICK - Forestry officials say numerous fires in the Southeast, along with a lack of rainfall, could keep the air hazy and smoky in coastal Georgia for a while.
District 1 State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, told the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday that the Georgia Legislature is required by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget during its regular 40-day session. Carter spoke about taxes, a new immigration bill and the HOPE scholarship during the hour-long Rotary club meeting at Western Sizzlin' Steak House.
Expected growth along Georgia's coast is leading members of the Coastal Regional Water Resource Planning Council to monitor water usage, and possibly look for alternative water sources.
ATLANTA - Former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes said Tuesday he was treated for prostate cancer earlier this year but is hopeful he has "whipped" the disease.
ATLANTA (AP) - Former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes says he's been treated for prostate cancer but is hopeful he has "whipped" the disease.
WASHINGTON - With gasoline prices hovering at $4 a gallon nationally, many Americans are making tough choices: scaling back summer vacations, driving less or ditching the car altogether. Some seniors are choosing a tank of gas over their prescriptions.
DARIEN - A Georgia man was indicted on murder charges this week in the death in his teenage stepson, who died in near-freezing weather on a hog-hunting trip in a rugged swamp near the Georgia coast.
MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters are expecting three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season.
For some, it's Judgment Day. For others, it's party time.
WASHINGTON - A GOP bid to expand and hasten offshore oil drilling in the face of $4-a-gallon gasoline prices suffered an overwhelming defeat in the Senate on Wednesday, four days after President Barack Obama directed his administration to ramp up U.S. oil production.
AUGUSTA - Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was welcomed with a mostly standing ovation when he took the podium Wednesday to dedicate Augusta's sparkling new courthouse, but not everyone stood. Some in the crowd remained conspicuously seated, greeting the Georgia native with a studied silence.
BRUNSWICK, - Glynn County officials say a 14-year-old who brought two weapons to a middle school has been arrested by school police.