State News


Tease photo

Kelly Gissendaner dies by lethal injection while singing 'Amazing Grace'

The children said the woman had become a good mother — supportive, caring, always loving — and they didn't want their last parent to die.

Tease photo

Fan who died after falling from upper deck at Turner Field during Braves game ID'd

A fan fell from the upper deck at Turner Field during Saturday's Atlanta Braves game against the New York Yankees.

Tease photo

Georgia Tech investigating fraternity's alleged racist taunts

The Georgia Institute of Technology is investigating allegations that white members of a campus fraternity shouted racial slurs at a black female student earlier this month.

No suspect identified in shooting death of Georgia university student

The fatal shooting of a student on the campus of Georgia's Savannah State University was under investigation on Friday, with no suspect yet identified a day after the confrontation that resulted in the man's death.

Tease photo

Former President Jimmy Carter says cancer has spread to brain

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Thursday he will start radiation treatment for cancer on his brain later in the day.

Tease photo

Confederate flags found at Martin Luther King Jr. church in Atlanta

Four Confederate battle flags were found on Thursday at the historic Atlanta church where civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. once preached, in a chilling reminder of the shooting of nine African-Americans at a South Carolina church in June.

Tease photo

Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible health risk

Kroger is recalling four seasonings because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Tease photo

Report: Atlanta's craft brewery SweetWater prepares for IPO

SweetWater Brewing Company, which brews beers including 420 Extra Pale Ale, Take Two Pils, Hop Hash and Georgia Brown, is making preparations for an initial public offering (IPO).

Tease photo

Georgia's Spelman College ends professorship tied to Bill Cosby

Spelman College in Georgia has discontinued a professorship named after disgraced comedian Bill Cosby and returned the money meant to pay for it.

Tease photo

Jeannette McNeil Cathy, widow of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies at 92 | PHOTOS

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy’s widow died Wednesday night, company officials announced.

Tease photo

Thousands rallying around petition to add hip hop group 'OutKast' on Stone Mountain

Thousands of people signed a petition to add the popular hip hop group, OutKast, to the side of Stone Mountain.

Tease photo

UGA to introduce Uga X during upcoming football season

The University of Georgia will introduce its newest mascot, Uga X, at a yet-to-be announced date during the upcoming football season.

Tease photo

Chick-fil-A to offer free meals to cow-dressed customers on cow appreciation day

The annual event takes place July 14

It’s time to break out the spots and cow bells for Chick-fil-A’s 11th annual Cow Appreciation Day event.

Janet Jackson bringing 'Unbreakable World Tour' to Philips Arena

The iconic Janet Jackson has announced a second North American leg to her “Unbreakable World Tour” with an additional 27 cities, including a performance at Atlanta’s Philips Arena.

Tease photo

Georgia sculptor tapped to create MLK statue killed in crash

Condolences pour in from governor, local officials in the death of scupltor Andy Davis.