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Politics

Peake to run for state House leader position

Peake to run for state House leader positionState Rep. Allen Peake said he will run for Majority Leader in the state House of Representatives in Atlanta.
  • Politics
  • 2 days ago
Education

Tuition rates raised in Georgia

Tuition rates raised in GeorgiaDepending on the school, those increases will start at 2.5%. Middle Georgia State will see one of the state's largest spikes with a 9% increase.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Politics

Lobbyists feed Macon lawmaker well

Lobbyists feed Macon lawmaker wellLobbyists bought more than $1,800 worth of food for Rep. Nikki Randall during this year's legislative session.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Crime

Police: Burger King worker sold meth at drive-thru

Police: Burger King worker sold meth at drive-thruA fast food restaurant employee was arrested last month for providing customers with more than just burgers and fries.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Weird

Georgia man kills armadillo, but ricochet gunshot hits mother-in-law

Georgia man kills armadillo, but ricochet gunshot hits mother-in-lawAuthorities say a south Georgia man shot an armadillo, but ended up accidentally wounding his mother-in-law when the bullet ricocheted off the mammal known for its hard shell.
  • Weird
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Crime

Family dog keeps murder suspect at bay while woman rescued

Family dog keeps murder suspect at bay while woman rescuedA murder suspect was arrested after police said he went on a violent crime spree on Monday.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
News

Macon-Bibb Planning and Zoning defers rail spur decision

Macon-Bibb Planning and Zoning defers rail spur decisionMacon-Bibb Planning and Zoning commissioners have deferred for a second time their decision to approve a new rail spur in south Bibb County.
  • News
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Georgia

Mystery man who lost money at Chick-fil-A found

Mystery man who lost money at Chick-fil-A foundMystery solved – We now know who it was who accidentally left hundreds of dollars in cash at a Chick-fil-A in downtown Decatur.
  • Georgia
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Georgia

Embattled lawmaker: Always planned to resign when he did

Embattled lawmaker: Always planned to resign when he didTyrone Brooks spoke for the first time today since pleading guilty and no contest to various charges of fraud. The longtime Georgia representative resigned Wednesday and sat in court Thursday.
  • Georgia
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Weird

Shoplifter tries to escape in motorized wheelchair

Shoplifter tries to escape in motorized wheelchairPolice say Waller exited the 49-year-old, put the motorized wheelchair into high gear, and tried to leave the area. He didn't get far.
  • Weird
  • 1 week ago
Warner Robins

Community supports Houston Co. teacher battling cancer

Community supports Houston Co. teacher battling cancerFirst-year Thomson Middle School teacher battles cancer
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Georgia

Spring break surprise for ailing teen

Spring break surprise for ailing teenThis is a big week for thousands of families and students across metro Atlanta who are on spring break. Many opt to leave town one last time before the school year ends, but for some families it's not possible.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Town Hall Meeting To Discuss State Ethics

Town Hall Meeting To Discuss State EthicsCommon Cause scheduled a town hall meeting in Macon to discuss Georgia's Ethics Commission.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Perry

Houston Co. gets new fire station from Perdue Farms

Houston Co. gets new fire station from Perdue FarmsPerdue Farms is donating almost 5 acres to Houston County to use for a new fire station.
  • Perry
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

New law gives sexual abuse victims more time to sue

New law gives sexual abuse victims more time to sueA new law gives sex abuse victims more time to seek monetary damages from their alleged abusers.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

3 band members killed in Jackson County wreck

3 band members killed in Jackson County wreckThree members of a heavy metal band were killed in a crash on I-85 Monday morning.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Georgia

Protesters march to Valdosta to honor Kendrick Johnson

Protesters march to Valdosta to honor Kendrick JohnsonThe protesters, led by Mahogany Malkia with an organization call The CommUNITY, are raising awareness for the case of Kendrick Johnson.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Georgia

Georgia state law allows police to text while driving

Georgia state law allows police to text while drivingAccording to state law, police officers are perfectly within their rights to text or operate their computers while driving down the streets.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Georgia

16-year-old arrested for raping student at South Cobb H.S.

16-year-old arrested for raping student at South Cobb H.S.Police said that though the suspect is only 16, he is being identified because they are charging him as an adult. Joshua Ingram has been charged with rape in the case.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Georgia

Witness stops Smyrna carjacking by shooting suspect

Witness stops Smyrna carjacking by shooting suspectAn attempted carjacking was thwarted by a bystander Friday afternoon at a car wash at the corner of South Cobb Drive at Highlands Parkway.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Georgia's legislative session wrap-up

Georgia's legislative session wrap-upKey points and bills from the legislative session
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Pets

Delta passengers can now track pets with GPS

Delta passengers can now track pets with GPSThe wireless devices, which cost $50 per pet, per flight, will be available at the Delta Cargo area of ten U.S. airports: Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles, Memphis, Minneapolis, New York's LaGuardia, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tampa. The trackers were...
  • Pets
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Cancer survivor urges people to volunteer as drivers

Cancer survivor urges people to volunteer as driversThe American Cancer Society says they are seeking more volunteers for their "Road to Recovery" program, which has people drive cancer patients to or from their treatments.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Entertainment

Amazon expands one-hour shipping to Atlanta

Amazon expands one-hour shipping to AtlantaAmazon announced Thursday that its Prime Now shipping service has expanded to Atlanta. It launched immediately in select zip codes; more zip codes will be added soon.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Georgia

5 days before wedding, coach lost fiancée in crash

5 days before wedding, coach lost fiancée in crashCollege sweethearts John Redman and Brittany Huber were set to become Mr. and Mrs. Redman on May 3, 2014. Five days before the wedding, the life they planned was shattered in an accident.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Georgia

Teen heart transplant recipient killed in police chase

Teen heart transplant recipient killed in police chaseA source close to the family confirms the 17-year-old killed in a high speed police chase was the recipient of a heart transplant in 2013.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Georgia

Police: Serial rapist crime spree spans 7 years

Police: Serial rapist crime spree spans 7 yearsThe Floyd County Police Department says a truck driver being held without bond is connected to at least four rapes, but could be responsible for more.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski

Local woman proclaims father's sex crimes on billboard

Local woman proclaims father's sex crimes on billboardA Cochran woman says she is finding her voice after revealing that she was the victim of sex crimes as a child by her own father.
  • Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
News

3 year old fatally shoots self by accident

3 year old fatally shoots self by accidentThe GBI is investigating the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy in Jefferson.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Entertainment

The Rolling Stones to play Atlanta stadium in June

The Rolling Stones to play Atlanta stadium in June.The Rolling Stones are back! The band has announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium, ZIP CODE tour, in San Diego on May 24 at Petco Park.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Car overturns and catches fire in Macon

Car overturns and catches fire in MaconThe accident happened around 3:00 p.m.on 942 Maynard St. in Macon.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Sports

Falcons forfeit draft pick, fined for piping in crowd noise

Falcons forfeit draft pick, fined for piping in crowd noiseThe Atlanta Falcons will forfeit their fifth-round draft pick in the 2016 draft and be fined $350,000 for pumping in crowd noise into the Georgia Dome.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Georgia

Tough topics face Ga. lawmakers in session's final week

Tough topics face Ga. lawmakers in session's final weekGeorgia lawmakers plan to adjourn the 2015 session at midnight Thursday. That goal leaves only two working days left for the year but plenty to accomplish.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Georgia

Records: Ga., Ala. governors meet on water dispute

Records: Ga., Ala. governors meet on water disputeThe governors of Georgia and Alabama quietly met this month to discuss a long-running water dispute.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Georgia

Atlanta airport set to open new northbound entrance

Atlanta airport set to open new northbound entranceHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport said in a news release that the relocated access point from Riverdale Road will be marked by a 35-foot-tall monument sign.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Georgia

Athens family welcomes quadruplets

Athens family welcomes quadrupletsJulianne and Matthew Kirkland's quadruplets had been scheduled to be delivered on March 27, but they were apparently eager to see the world.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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