WASHINGTON - Americans are paying more for food and gas, a trend that threatens to slow the economy at a crucial time.
ATLANTA (AP) - During their frantic final day Thursday, Georgia lawmakers passed a tough bill cracking down on illegal immigration, clearing the way for Gov. Nathan Deal to sign it.
ATLANTA- Another storm system is headed for Georgia, and forecasters say some severe weather is possible.
STATESBORO - On April 16, Georgia Southern University will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an event featuring living history, displays of artifacts and roundtable discussions
ATLANTA - Tax changes that Republicans had promoted as a key part of their agenda are dead for this legislative session.
ATLANTA - A bill designed to crack down on illegal immigration in Georgia that the Senate approved Monday includes some provisions similar to those in a tough law enacted last year in Arizona.
ATLANTA (AP) - In an April 7 story about a band of Creek Indians seeking to establish a reservation on the Georgia coast, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a bill had passed the Georgia Senate that would allow the state to transfer land to the group. The bill does not seek to allow such a transfer, and instead would prevent the transfer of lands under state jurisdiction to any sovereign tribal nation without the express consent of the Georgia General Assembly.
This area's congressman said he agreed to a compromise that avoided shutting down the federal government Friday because of the impact the action would have had on the military.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A last-minute budget deal forged amid bluster and tough bargaining averted an embarrassing federal shutdown, cut billions in spending and provided the first major test of the divided government that voters ushered in five months ago.
SAVANNAH - One worker is dead after a fuel tanker burst into flames at a petroleum distribution plant near the Port of Savannah.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and congressional leaders bargained and blustered by turns Thursday, still short of an agreement to cut federal spending and head off a midnight-Friday government shutdown that no one claimed to want.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., pushed for legislation that would ensure military service members are paid in the event of a government shutdown.
ATLANTA (AP) - A band of Creek Indians has filed papers to establish a reservation on the Georgia coast.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan was rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - An eighth death is being blamed on severe storms that swept through the South.