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Jimmy Carter Shows Faith And Humor As He Talks About Cancer Diagnosis

Former President Jimmy Carter says he’s going to take a step back from his role at the Carter Center as he gets treated for melanoma – which has spread to his brain.

Sam Massell On How Buckhead Got Its Name

President of the Buckhead Coalition Sam Massell tells the history and the present status of Buckhead.

Jimmy Carter Says He Has Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and will undergo treatment at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. Carter announced the diagnosis in a statement from the Carter Center on Wednesday afternoon.

Jeb Bush: 'Outrageous' Trump Comments Hurt GOP

Billionaire Donald Trump was front and center at this weekend's RedState Gathering in Atlanta...even though he wasn't there. Trump was dropped from the gathering of Republican presidential candidates, over controversial remarks he made about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly.

Georgia Primary Voters Back Trump, Clinton In Early Polls

Two new polls show Donald Trump has the most support among Republican primary voters in Georgia, while Hillary Clinton leads the Democratic field.

Confederate Statue Will Stay In Front Of Statesboro Courthouse

Leaders in Statesboro have decided to leave a statue of a Confederate soldier on the county courthouse square, where it has been since 1909.

Gov. Deal: Stone Mountain Debate 'Not Useful'

Gov. Nathan Deal says the debate over the image of Confederate generals at Stone Mountain is "not useful."

What Would A 'Pastor Protection' Bill Do?

It’s Tuesday, and volunteers are gathering to serve a meal to the homeless. This is St. Mark United Methodist Church in Midtown Atlanta, in the heart of the city’s gay neighborhood. Pastor Beth LaRocca-Pitts is fuming with frustration about a peculiar new bill.

Isakson Raises $1.4 Million For 2016 Campaign

Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson raised nearly $1.4 million for his re-election campaign in the second quarter. The two-term Republican has more than $4.8 million in cash on hand.

Special Elections For Georgia House, DeKalb Commission Seats

The Georgia House has three new members, following special elections Tuesday.