Wed., January 16, 2013 11:37am
Much of north Georgia was under a flood watch as forecasters warned of the potential for freezing rain and some snow later in the week. The National Weather Service said rain is expected to mix with and change over to snow or a snow/sleet mix across parts of north Georgia Thursday. Forecasters said there was the potential for light snow accumulations across parts of north Georgia.
Wed., December 12, 2012 2:09pm
The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will be keeping Savannah on its tour schedule through 2016. Marathon organizers and Savannah tourism officials announced a three-year extension of their contract agreement Wednesday. Last month they held the second road race in a three-year deal.
Mon., December 10, 2012 7:16pm
Officials in northwestern Georgia say a judge who resigned amid an investigation into multiple complaints left over 100 cases unresolved, 20 were so old they had to be dismissed. Gale Buckner had to sort through about 100 cases that had not yet been prosecuted when she was sworn in as Murray County's chief magistrate judge in November.
Fri., December 7, 2012 7:46pm
The cost to use interstate toll roads in metro Atlanta, which has been steadily rising in recent months, has hit a new record. WSB-TV reports that motorists during Friday morning's rush hour paid a record $6.35 to use the lanes.
Fri., December 7, 2012 7:43pm
The Georgia Department of Revenue reports state tax collections in November were down 1.1% from the same month a year ago. Total state revenues for the month were down by a slightly lower 0.7%.
Fri., December 7, 2012 6:01pm
The state education department is urging Georgia school officials to evaluate the potential threat posed by carbon monoxide after lethal levels of the gas were found in an Atlanta elementary school, where more than 40 children and some adults were sent to hospitals.
Fri., December 7, 2012 5:39pm
A mock city designed to help emergency workers train for disasters is now open for business in central Georgia.
Thu., December 6, 2012 6:00pm
Two university researchers are looking for dozens of teachers to travel to Georgia and South Carolina to study the culture and traditions of the Gullah, descendants of slaves living along the Southern Atlantic coast.
Fri., November 30, 2012 6:16pm
The fatal shooting of a Florida teenager who was listening to loud music in a car is drawing comparisons to the Trayvon Martin case, but there are some stark differences.
Fri., November 30, 2012 5:52pm
DeKalb County prosecutors are trying a new program designed to keep some young adults who are charged with serious but non-violent crimes out of jail. District Attorney Robert James says he expects the program to help dramatically reduce the recidivism rate among these young adults who have committed crimes that damage the quality of life in the community.