Fri., May 31, 2013 4:27pm
Sheriff's officials say a joint injury is forcing the dog to retire after more than six years on the job. A ceremony in honor of the 8-year-old black Labrador retriever named Corporal Aldo is scheduled for Friday.
Fri., May 31, 2013 4:11pm
Coastal homeowners are feeling the pinch with rising insurance rates. An AP analysis of national insurance figures shows 14 of the 15 states where rates increased by the largest percentages border the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean.
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.