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Coke: Hometown soda on the fade

Coca-Cola saw the popularity of its namesake sodas decline in key markets around the world during the first quarter, reflecting a mix of changing tastes, challenging economic conditions and a shifting business strategy. The world’s biggest beverage maker said Wednesday ...

Gov. Deal Attacks Georgia’s School to Prison Pipeline

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says his controversial plan to takeover failing public schools will help reduce the number of Georgia students going through the school-to-prison pipeline.

Georgia schools could see dramatic changes in next 2 years

Georgia’s education system could see some dramatic changes in the next two years, as Gov. Nathan Deal shifts his first-term focus on prisons and courts to education.

Get Ready for Zika!

The government urged health officials around the country Friday to get ready now in case there are outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. this summer.

Program helps Atlanta police officers buy homes in the city

A new program helps Atlanta police officers achieve the dream of home ownership while at the same time aiming to increase police visibility and improve engagement between officers and the community.

Morris Brown College Still Standing After 135 Years

It may come as a surprise to many and news to some despite having an enrollment of less than 75 students, the historic Morris Brown College is not closed.

Atlanta School Board Approves Turnaround plan

Sometimes a major change can be a hard pill to swallow. Thus was the case Monday night when the Atlanta Board of Education unanimously voted to approve school superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s turnaround plan for some of the system’s worst schools.

Governor says changes in works on religious exemptions bill

Georgia’s governor indicated Monday that changes are coming to a bill allowing faith-based organizations to refuse service to gay couples without repercussion.

GEORGIA NEWS BRIEFS

A day after approving a bill to allow concealed guns on college campuses, Georgia House members have backed a separate measure permitting Tasers and other electroshock weapons on campus grounds.

‘Feel the Bern’ Rally draws large crowd to Morehouse College

Nearly 5,000 people Tuesday turned out for “Feel the Bern” rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ rally at Morehouse College.

Mayor Reed: The State of Atlanta is Great! Continued from front page

Atlanta has reclaimed its spot as the dominate economy in the Southeast, Mayor Kasim Reed Thursday said during his annual State of the City address before a capacity audience of mostly business and civic leaders at the Georgia World Congress ...

State GOP lawmakers want exemptions for gay marriage opponents

Months after the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage, lawmakers across the U.S. are pushing bills that would give businesses and some public employees the right to refuse serving gay couples because of their religious beliefs.

Georgia governor wants continued money for prison education

Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer a chance to get job skills while serving time.

Officer gets 2-week suspension for traffic stop behavior

A white suburban Atlanta police officer shown on video telling a black driver “I don’t care about your people’’ has been suspended without pay for two weeks, according to a police department memo released Friday.

GED passing score lowered

Thousands around the country including Georgia who failed the GED test will be receiving a late Christmas present in the form of their high school diploma.