A temporary, handwritten sign marks the site of the small cemetery. It reads "New Bethel Church, Strickland Cemetery.''
Georgia's governor signed an executive order Tuesday to provide $4 million to cover costs associated with providing lawyers without conflicting interests for poor defendants.
Recently, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school sponsored-prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.
The mayor is calling for a task force to study black-on-black crime in Little Rock, where all of this year's 11 slayings have involved black victims and lead suspects.
The next mayoral election in Augusta is guaranteed to make history, regardless of who wins.
A 15-year-old girl in Little Rock, Arkansas, is dead, police say, because of a prank that went horribly and tragically wrong.
Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing, with proposals to allow a form ...
The jury weighing the fate of a white Florida man accused of killing a black teen during an argument over loud music could make a decision Friday in the much-watched case.
The jury in the murder trial of a Florida man accused of killing Marietta-teen Jordan Davis after an altercation over loud music resumed deliberations Thursday.
Jury hears closing arguments in loud music murder trial.
A Florida man accused of killing a teen following an argument over loud music has decided to testify in his murder trial.
Fighting back tears and visibly shaking on the witness stand, Rhonda Rouer testified Saturday in the Florida murder trial of her boyfriend, Michael Dunn, and gave jurors her account of what happened the night Jordan Davis was fatally shot.
The lawsuit revolves around what the owner and employees of Harrington Funeral Home in Valdosta, Georgia, knew about the state of the young man's body.
Georgia’s third-largest school district no longer faces an imminent threat of accreditation loss, after a tumultuous few years that included the rare step of the governor removing a majority of the local school board.
The right to carry is being used left and right (no pun intended) and everywhere. But there remains a clear dividing line between those who support and those who oppose the current and proposed laws about the owning and carrying ...