ATLANTA — A special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in a long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia over water allocation sided with the Peach State Thursday.
A traffic stop on Interstate 75 North on Monday morning resulted in a major methamphetamine bust for the Butts County Sheriff’s Office’s Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) team. A total of 52 pounds of meth was found during a search of the vehicle.
Former President Jimmy Carter was discharged from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Carter Center.
The decentralization of TV content has opened doors for creativity and has also changed some traditional parts of the industry.
Gov. Brian Kemp named Atlanta businesswoman Kelly Loeffler Wednesday to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., when the veteran politician leaves office at the end of this year.
On the Sunday before Thanksgiving the Republican governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, made a secret trip to the White House to introduce his pick for the next senator from Georgia to President Donald Trump.
CONYERS - The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three people found dead in a home on Dec. 2 on Sweet Water Lane in the southeast portion of the county.
MACON — A former youth softball umpire arrested during “Operation End Game,” a multi-agency effort targeting and arresting adult perpetrators seeking sex with children, entered a guilty plea in federal court recently, Charles Peeler, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, said in a recent news release.
PINE MOUNTAIN -- Christmas in Callaway Gardens is a spectacular display of 15 dazzling scenes with 8 million twinkling lights. Sounds breathtaking; it is an absolutely memorable experience from beginning until end. Callaway hosts south Georgia's most impressive holiday light and sound show. The display has been named one of the world's "Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights" by National Geographic Traveler.
With its tongue planted firmly in its cheek, the Brookhaven Police Department took to Facebook on Tuesday to report that Krispy Kreme donuts had fallen from a truck into a roadway.
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp announced last week that Collibra, the data intelligence company, will create more than 200 jobs at a new office in Atlanta.
A white teen who allegedly plotted to attack a historically black church in Georgia faces a charge of criminal attempt to commit murder, but she's not charged with a hate crime because the state does not have such a law.
ATLANTA -- State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that Georgia’s unemployment rate fell in October to tie the state’s all-time low, matching a record set nearly 20 years ago.
According to state prison officials, the death sentence was carried out at 10:59 p.m. He was the 52nd inmate to be put to death in Georgia by lethal injection.
Drivers on Interstate 85 north in Suwanee had to hold their figurative horses while officials tried to free some real ones on the interstate Tuesday.
According to emergency responders, workers planned to shut down I-75 northbound at Ga. 36 in order to land an air ambulance on the interstate.
CONYERS - A 66-year-old Conyers man who allegedly shot and killed one man and wounded another Thursday afternoon was later himself killed after he allegedly opened fire on Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office SWAT deputies and they returned fire.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday that Robert Lewis Henderson Jr. and Antonio DeMarty Evans both turned themselves in to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning on charges stemming from the death of Nicholas Bryan.
The so-called 1332 waiver proposal is designed to make fundamental changes in the health insurance system for individuals and families in the state.
A woman was found dead in a car in the HOV lane on Interstate 85 Thursday morning in what Gwinnett County police are calling a homicide investigation.
CONYERS - Daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, when clocks need to be moved back one hour to standard time. It is also a good opportunity to check smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and make sure they are working properly.
A federal judge has barred the Butts County Sheriff's Office from placing "No trick-or-treat" signs at the homes of three registered sex offenders this Halloween.
Cromartie was convicted in 1997 on charges of malice murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, armed robbery and four counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in two separate shootings.
A small plane crashed into an apartment building Wednesday morning off Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta, according to the DeKalb County Police Department.
A man who had been convicted of rape and aggravated child molestation in Gwinnett County was accidentally released from a state prison in Reidsville last week and a manhunt is now underway to find him, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
Three residents of Butts County on the Georgia Sex Offender Registry brought the case against Butts County Sheriff Gary Long and other sheriff's office employees, asking a federal judge to bar deputies from placing signs on their properties that read: "Waring! No trick-or-treat at this address!! A community safety message from Butts County Sheriff Gary Long."
PERRY – Voters in a straw poll conducted at the Georgia National State Fair are feeling peachy about the new voting machines they used in the mock contest.
State Rep. Billy Mitchell, D-Stone Mountain, announced that he plans to file a bill next year that would allow college athletes in Georgia to be compensated for the use of their names, likeness and image.
COLLEGE PARK—Clayton County Police say a woman is dead after being hit and killed while crossing Garden Walk Boulevard at Garden Ridge Drive in College Park—and that her final act saved a baby's life.
ALBANY -- A number of Georgia drug dealers and kingpins got a rude awakening Tuesday morning when a joint task force of FBI, GBI, Albany Police Department Gang Task Force and Albany-Dougherty SWAT team officers, as well as officers in other parts of the state, took part in a multi-agency investigation that resulted in the execution of search warrants in Dougherty, Henry, Muscogee and Worth Counties, Charles "Charlie" Peeler, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced.
Georgia, along with the rest of the southeast, is experiencing a rapidly developing drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
The family of a Kennesaw State University student from Gwinnett County is speaking up regarding their loved one's death.
If you are looking to stock up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available — your time is here. The Georgia deer firearms season opens Oct. 19 and continues through Jan. 12, 2020 statewide.
COVINGTON - The Covington Police Department and Georgia State Patrol are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 39-year-old female pedestrian in critical condition.
WARNER ROBINS — More than 100 elected officials, executives, and state and federal representatives gathered in Warner Robins last week at the Cary W. Martin Conference for the Georgia Municipal Association’s statewide Rural Broadband Summit. The meeting, which was also supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce and National Telecommunications and Information Administration, provided attendees an inside look at several approaches underway in Georgia to address the broadband needs of rural communities.
ATLANTA – An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau finds that business email compromise scams are skyrocketing in frequency and have cost businesses and other organizations more than $3 billion since 2016.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has awarded $492,370 to Georgia to conduct state and local planning and kick off community involvement for the proposed federal initiative "Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America," which seeks to reduce new HIV infections in America by 90% by 2030. The funding includes two parts: