An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.
Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown’s death turned violent.
Activists plan to rally in downtown Atlanta in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.
Atlanta's fire chief has been suspended after city officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexuality as a "perversion."
Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the August death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
The head of Georgia’s emergency management agency has been reassigned to a deputy position, months after becoming the public face of the state’s weak response to a January storm that trapped motorists on highways in metro Atlanta for hours.
A Grand Jury has found no probable cause to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
NFL announced late Sunday — after rumors swirled for weeks — that the pop star will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. It will air on NBC.
Carter: Campaign victim of Republican wave
Jason Carter said his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, suggested he reconnect with family after a grueling campaign schedule.
State Sen. John Albers, a Roswell Republican, said the details of his bill are still in the works but pledged not to force local school districts to cover all costs of moving to digital materials.
State officials have unveiled a list of 30 projects that will receive $22.4 million in federal housing tax credits to build or rehab affordable housing properties across the state.
Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to break ground soon on a new joint library project.
A panel must soon submit recommendations for funding an extra $1 billion in transportation infrastructure needs.
Despite criticism, former Gov. Sonny Perdue says he's proud of his efforts to support fishing, including committing the state government to borrow $14 million for an aquarium in rural Georgia.
Georgia schedules execution date for deputy’s killer
Robert Wayne Holsey is set to be executed at 7 p.m. on Dec. 9 for the slaying of Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy Will Robinson..
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.
Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.
Delay pushes launch until at least Dec. 6
The streetcar will run a 2.7-mile loop from Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta to the King Center just east of downtown.
Nearly a year ago, a few inches of snow in metro Atlanta triggered an epic traffic jam as motorists fleeing the city were trapped overnight on clogged interstates. Children slept at school or on stranded buses as parents tried desperately to reach them.
People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2014, cheering the Australian actor's rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the "Thor" films.
op Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.
Balmier weather anticipated before Thanksgiving
The lament from New Orleans to north Florida was the same: It’s much too cold for this time of year.
Memorial service set for former Gov. Sanders
A memorial service for Sanders is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church. Deal says Sanders’ family has asked that donations be made to the Metropolitan YMCA or the University of Georgia Law School.
Gov. Nathan Deal says flags at state buildings and grounds will fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders, who died at age 89.
Airlines have no compelling reason to offer any breaks
Fares are going higher. And those bag fees that airlines instituted in 2008 when fuel prices spiked aren’t going away either.
Republican senator to seek third term
Isakson, who turns 70 next month, remains popular among Republicans and easily won re-election in 2010. It remains to be seen who among Democrats might challenge him and whether he will face any opposition in the Republican primary.
Sanders one of first New South governors elected
Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, one of the first “New South” governors elected during the Civil Rights movement and known for his work on education and in the state’s legal community, died Sunday.
Authorities say a fire in a large barn outside Atlanta claimed the lives of at least four horses and a cow.
Georgia tailback Todd Gurley's season has ended with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.
Will Muschamp is stepping down as Florida's coach after the regular season, forced out after a four-year tenure that will be remembered for inept offense, conservative play-calling and nearly as many losses as wins in the Southeastern Conference.
Deadline to comment is Nov. 20
Facebook doesn’t just track what you do on its site. It also collects information about your activities when you’re off Facebook.
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann has requested a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of a county sheriff's recruit.
A federal judge is set to sentence two north Georgia men convicted of plotting to make the poison ricin in what prosecutors described as a plot against federal government officials.
Emory University officials say dozens of students have been stricken by gastrointestinal illnesses in recent days.
Former Oakland Athletics first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57.
A star-studded lineup of young and seasoned rockers took to the stage of Atlanta's venerable Fox Theatre Wednesday night to honor Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band that fomented the Southern rock genre and was a 1970s radio staple.
A newly created partnership between the Georgia Department of Corrections and a north Georgia charter school is expected to help some prison inmates earn their high school diplomas.
Three South Texas men must serve prison terms of nearly 34 years over a cocaine and cash ring linked to Georgia.
Menu overhaul to hit stores Nov. 19
Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavor to the crusts.
Ford betting aluminum-sided truck will be new industry standard
Ford was scheduled to start production of the 2015 F-150 Tuesday at its Dearborn Truck Plant, four miles from the company’s headquarters. It will arrive at U.S. dealerships next month.
The Georgia House Republican Caucus has made its leadership selections for the upcoming legislative session.
Airbags can explode with too much force
The vehicles have air bag systems made by troubled Japanese supplier Takata Corp. The Nissan recalls are among nearly 8 million others made by 10 automakers, mainly in Southern high-humidity states, over the Takata air bags.
Robot delivers specimens on the hospital’s third floor
The $38,000 robot was purchased entirely through donations to the Columbus Regional Health Foundation.
Technology in pigeon racing has changed
The birds are the beginning, middle and end of pigeon racing because they are doing all the work.
Macon woman gets probation in fatal crash
The Telegraph of Macon reports 32-year-old Lindsey Ryan Moore was also sentenced on Monday to five years of probation in the December 2010 death of Willie Moses Jr.
Georgia Republicans are hostile to raising the minimum wage, but a majority of voters favor increasing it.
About 200 members of the 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart will be heading to the Middle East for a yearlong deployment supporting operations in Afghanistan.
Zoo Atlanta says Alan was the oldest male Sumatran orangutan living in the North American population of apes managed by the Orangutan Species Survival Plan when he died Friday.
Authorities have found 90 guns in carry-on bags at Atlanta's airport security checkpoints so far this year.