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.
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia collected $1.55 billion in net taxes in October, an increase of roughly $87 million from October of 2013.
Fantasy World to become Athens Link Fellowship
What was once the location of adult-entertainment club Fantasy World became the site of a transformation on a recent Sunday, as church members brought rollers, ladders and white paint to turn the bright pink building into a canvas of white.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston is building a special isolation unit to treat children who might be infected by Ebola.
Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bently early winners
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, hosting the awards for the seventh time, began the show by poking fun at George Strait and Underwood’s visible baby bump.
Atlanta-based chain has 3,200 U.S. locations
Arby’s, the chain known for its roast beef sandwiches, is trying to stand out in the crowded fast-food industry. It’s marketing its meats as being of superior quality and pushing to let customers know they can order sandwiches sans onions or mayo.
Georgia is one of the closely watched states as Democrats and Republicans battle at the polls today for control of the U.S. Senate.
Florida seeks to limit amount of water Georgia can take
The nation’s high court on Monday agreed to hear the states’ long-simmering battle over the Apalachicola River and its tributaries.
A 2010 email from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his department was “waiting for the go-ahead” from the White House before accepting the resignation of employee Shirley Sherrod, according to newly released documents, despite Obama administration assertions that her ouster was Vilsack’s decision alone.
Small SUVs fastest growing segment in the country
But gas prices helped fuel sales of bigger SUVs. Kelley Blue Book saw renewed interested in the mammoth Hummer H1 last month, for example. Sales of the recently redesigned Lincoln Navigator eight-passenger SUV jumped 38 percent, while Chevrolet Tahoe sales rose 6 percent.
Georgia voters heard familiar arguments in the final U.S. Senate debate before polls open, with Republican David Perdue repeatedly trying to tie Michelle Nunn to President Barack Obama and Nunn countering that Perdue is intent on continuing the dysfunction he blames on Democrats.
Suspect faces sentence of up to 15 years
Prosecutors said Dante Martin, 27, was known as “the president of Bus C” and organized the initiations that required fellow band members to try to make their way through a pounding gauntlet of fists, drumsticks and mallets from the front of the bus to the back in November 2011 after a football game.
Tim Cook said that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it. The executive said that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay.
Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.
Atlanta-based company had profit of 80 cents a share
Southern Co. shares have increased 14 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has climbed almost 8 percent. The stock has increased 10 percent in the last 12 months.
Health officials say two students have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis after about 150 students were tested at Newnan High School.