ATLANTA - Supporters of legislation that would let local communities vote on whether to have Sunday alcohol sales say the issue is still alive and that lawmakers should let voters weigh in on the issue.
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.