BRUNSWICK - Georgia Forestry Commission officials say firefighters are dealing with an outbreak of wildfires in southeast Georgia, and burning permits for the area have been suspended.
JEKYLL ISLAND - Jekyll Island Authority Chairman Bob Krueger says the authority board does not favor legalized gambling at the state park.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders are set to announce changes in Georgia's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten programs designed to keep the initiatives from going broke.
ATLANTA - Turns out an unwilling governor wasn't the only obstacle to a vote on Sunday alcohol sales.
SAVANNAH - City officials say they are trying to improve the way they investigate illegal rooming houses in Savannah.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Filming has begun for a movie about interracial business partners who operated in Savannah in the early 1900s.
ATLANTA - Snow fell across north Georgia overnight as predicted, but in metro Atlanta it did little more than coat lawns and roofs.
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ATLANTA - When it came time Tuesday to comment about a bill that would tighten Georgia's rules on illegal immigrants, the state's businesses, immigrant advocates, farmers, churches and local governments had at least one thing in common: They all feared the unintended consequences.
ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are calling for the creation of a new office that would address the minority party's concerns in this summer's redistricting showdown.
ATLANTA - A member of the newly-formed Georgia Alliance for Ethics Reform has filed a complaint against the lobbyist who took House Speaker David Ralston and members of his family and staff to Europe during the Thanksgiving holiday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The hot topic of Sunday alcohol sales in Georgia is headed to the Senate floor after a proposal to let local voters decide the matter breezed through committee Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An orbiting NASA telescope is finding whole new worlds of possibilities in the search for alien life, spotting more than 50 potential planets that appear to be in the habitable zone.
An Ellabell woman is pumped after winning $1 million during a gas stop. Penny Green, 39, won playing the instant game Georgia Lottery Black.
PENSACOLA, Fla. - The judge who ruled the Obama administration's health care overhaul unconstitutional questioned whether the government was reaching beyond its power by requiring citizens to buy health insurance because everyone needs medical care.
OLLY OLLY OXEN FREE — Hide-and-seek is becoming a lost art.
PHOENIX — A mother whose infant son died heard his heartbeat for the first time in almost three years.
XENIA, Ohio — A budding YouTube beauty star’s first makeup tutorial went in a different but hilarious direction when she discovered scissors in her grandma ...
Like a thief in the night, Congress recently approved a significant reduction to Social Security benefits for married and divorced couples. Few noticed because the ...
A Text-to-911 feature implemented by a metro Atlanta police department proved key to saving two young children.
One of Alan Rickman's final roles before his death Thursday lasted just 30 seconds and mainly featured a tortoise eating a strawberry.
The Syrian town of Madaya has experienced 23 deaths from starvation under a months-long siege by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, Mic wrote.
Arizona parents owing thousands of dollars in overdue child support are about to be shamed by the state — in 140 characters or less.
The effort to electrify Africa got a positive jolt recently when U.K. and United States development agencies agreed to join forces to provide affordable ...
The American Library Association announced Monday the 2016 winners of awards for children's books — and there are a few rarities along the way.
New research hinted people who opt to chase a bit of extra cash all the time might not be doing much for themselves in terms ...
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