NASA says there is no reason to duck, but what it calls "small, near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14" will pass close to Earth on Friday.
STATESBORO - Hoping to boost tourism in Statesboro, the city council agreed Wednesday to increase the hotel-motel tax for businesses operating within the city.
Gov. Nathan Deal joined Georgia tourism leaders Jan. 29 for the annual Tourism and Hospitality Day at the Capitol in Atlanta to spotlight the contribution the industry makes to Georgia's economy.
Members of the Gullah Geechee Corridor Commission, including Michael Allen and his wife, Latanya, ride on a float in the 2012 Presidential Inaugural Parade on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C.
ATLANTA - Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, has been named chairman of the Senate Public Safety Committee for the 2013-14 term by the Senate Committee on Assignments.
SANTA MARIA, Brazil (AP) - The bodies of the young college students were found piled up just inside the entrance of the Kiss nightclub, among more than 230 people who died in a cloud of toxic smoke after a blaze enveloped the crowded locale within seconds and set off a panic.
DENVER (AP) - A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation's rightward swing - from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-limitation ballot measures in California and Colorado. But now the fabled expanse of jagged peaks, arid deserts and emerald coastlines is trending in a different direction.
SAVANNAH – Congressman Jack Kingston. GA-1st, released the following statement upon learning of Senator Chambliss' decision to retire at the end of his current term:
WASHINGTON - Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss will not run for a third term next year, avoiding a likely fight with the tea party for the Republican nomination, a congressional aide said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws.
ATLANTA - A veteran Georgia Public Broadcasting producer has handed in a letter of resignation following the hiring of former Republican state Sen. Chip Rogers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat presents a daunting challenge to top military leaders who now will have to decide which, if any, jobs they believe should be open only to men.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Police in Savannah have identified a woman shot to death in her car as a 21-year-old Savannah State University student.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that his legislative agenda will be pared back because a still-weak economy is limiting how much Georgia can spend, a problem likely to linger for several years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With tacit support from President Barack Obama, House Republicans are moving to try to defuse a potential debt crisis with legislation to prevent an economy-rattling fiscal crisis for at least three months.
Homeless people struggle to get some of the things they need to be healthy: food, shelter and a hot shower.
They say that money can’t buy happiness, but it turns out that maybe the right amount can — $75,000, to be exact.