A new survey shows a slight majority of Georgians favor a proposed new sales tax to fund transportation projects.
But since the vote isn't until next year, tax backers still have a lot of work to do.
Survey USA conducted the poll for WXIA-TV Atlanta.
Bob Barr will not seek a return trip to the U.S. House.
The Georgia congressman had been weighing whether to challenge U.S. Rep. Tom Graves in a newly-drawn congressional district in northwest Georgia.
The judge who oversaw the state's largest drug court is facing more charges in an ethics case against her.
The state's judicial watchdog agency is accusing Glynn County Superior Court Judge Amanda Williams of showing favoritism and conflict of interest.
The final F-22 Raptor fighter jet rolled off the assembly line at a Lockheed Martin Corp. plant in Marietta on Tuesday.
The jet is the last of 187 F-22s produced for the U.S. Air Force, completing its operational fleet, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.
A state lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to remove the statute of limitations on child molestation and other sexual crimes committed against minors. The bill comes as news of child sexual abuse dominates national headlines.
An Atlanta lawmaker plans to introduce legislation to abolish the death penalty in Georgia. State Senator Vincent Fort has the backing of 12 organizations. They say the state unfairly applies capital punishment on the basis of race and class.
The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus and other groups are asking a federal court to reject Georgia’s proposed redistricting maps. The groups say the Republican-authored maps disenfranchise minority voters.