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.
Temperatures sunk as low as 14 degrees in at least one Georgia town as near-record cold gripped the state for a second straight day.
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.
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.
Temperatures plunged into the 20s in many parts of Georgia -- and dropped to 13 in one spot in the mountains -- as cold air settled over the state.
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.
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.
The owner of a Forest Park used car dealership was arrested Thursday morning and warrants issued for his son for alleged odometer and title violations.
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann has requested a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of a county sheriff's recruit.
Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner says homeowners may be able to get financial help through their homeowners' policies if their homes are damaged by cold weather.
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.
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.
Rockdale County news
- Conyers City Council denounces BOC Chairman Richard Oden's actions
- Davis Middle School student charged with threatening to shoot another student
- Acuity Brands expansion in Rockdale County back on track
- Rockdale County's ethics ordinance to return for more debate
- Conyers man arrested in road rage incident on I-20
- Community Calendar for Nov. 21, 2014
- City employees share fellowship at annual Thanksgiving dinner
- Community Calendar for Nov. 20, 2014
- Rockdale Commissioners say they won't support more holidays for workers
- Old Church in Oxford to host Southern Folk Advent
Crime and police news for Conyers and Rockdale County
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Nov. 21, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Nov. 14, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Nov. 7, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 24, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 17, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 10, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Oct. 3, 2014
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for Sept. 26, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Sept. 19, 2014
- Rockdale Blotter for Sept. 12, 2014
- Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical marijuana
- Rockdale firefigher opens dive shop in Covington
- National EMS hosts Kim Atkins fund-raiser on Nov. 1
- Ginn Motor supports Y soccer program
- National Alzheimer's Association co-founder visits Merryvale in Covington
- Dermatology Consultants holds beauty program at location in Covington
- O'Charley's in Conyers updates its look, menu
- Georgia credit unions reach 2 million members
- Covington's Pinnacle Bank hires mortgage division manager
- Homebrew store opens in Conyers