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.
DETROIT - Ballpoint pen-chewers, take note: The cap in your mouth can obstruct breathing if swallowed.
ATHENS - The process of carving Georgia up into political districts kicked off on Monday with citizens urging lawmakers not to rip apart communities with common interests.
BRUNSWICK - A public meeting will be held as part of the federal performance evaluation of the Georgia Coastal Management Program at 5:30 p.m. on May 25 at the Shipman Environmental Learning Center at DNR-Coastal Regional Headquarters, 1 Conservation Way, Brunswick.
ATLANTA - Georgia's long-held reputation as a draw for young professionals is on the line as those in their 20s and 30s appear to be looking elsewhere for opportunities.
FOLKSTON - A rapidly growing wildfire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has burned more than 96 square miles and managed to escape the swamp's eastern boundary, where firefighters managed to contain the flames to a few acres on private land, officials said Monday.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that will create the state's first mental health court system, saying he is disturbed by the rate of repeat offenders and people crowding jails who suffer from addiction, developmental disabilities and mental illness.