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Family of teen found dead inside wrestling mat sues funeral home

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.

DeKalb County School System no longer on probation

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.

Bullet points on a loaded issue for Ga.

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 ...

Mayor Kasim Reed preparing for second inauguration

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is set to take the oath of office Monday, Jan. 6, and will also deliver his second inaugural address.

Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia

Under the new laws, lobbyists will not be able to spend more than $75 at a time. Previously, lobbyists could spend as much as they wanted as long as it was noted on disclosure reports filed with the state.

13-year-old entrepreneur blogger and animator from Canton debuts 2nd book

Maya Shea Penn became the CEO of her own business in 2008 when she was 8 years old. Photo courtesy of Maya’s Ideas.

Marietta man celebrates century mark with family, friends

Cogan Williams sits in his easy chair at his Marietta home and reflects on his 100 years. He hit the century mark on yesterday.

Woman makes history by joining confederate group

The weather may have been gloomy in Savannah on Dec. 14, but Georgia Benton was all smiles as she was inducted into the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

5 year-old Morgan Steward Is A Graduate of Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Morgan Steward received an“Honorary Degree” last night, December 17, when he was awarded a Police Academy Graduation Certificate, along with the other graduates who endured the rigorous training.

Family of Georgia student suspended for teacher hug files appeal

The family of a Georgia student suspended for the rest of the school year for hugging a teacher has filed an appeal with the school board, the teen's mother told CNN on Wednesday night.

Hug gets student suspended for sexual harassment

To Sam McNair, a 17-year-old high school senior in Duluth, Georgia, it was an innocent hug.

Andrew Young at odds with ML King’s sons

Long sharing the common goal of protecting the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, the bond between the family of the slain civil rights leader and one of his former top aides, Andrew Young, has become threatened.

Slave artifacts found at Ga. highway project site

The site of a $30 million highway project in Savannah has turned up thousands of artifacts from what archaeologists believe were once slave quarters on the property.

VA hospital in Georgia apologizes for deaths after delayed care

The director of the VA hospital in Augusta, Georgia, has publicly apologized for the deaths of three veterans at the facility that were caused by delays in care.

Kendrick Johnson footage released; expert finds it 'highly suspicious'

Kendrick Johnson's family waited months for hundreds of hours of surveillance video, hoping it would answer their questions. It only raised others.