More Georgia Articles

  • Nunn, Perdue statistically neck-and-neck in Georgia race: Poll

    The hard-fought U.S. Senate race in Georgia between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn is a statistical dead heat, according to a new poll out Sunday.

  • Group connected to top Georgia Dem accused of possible voter fraud

    A group set up to help minorities register to vote may have actually engaged in large-scale voter fraud, according to an investigation by the Georgia secretary of state.

  • Again? Mom arrested for leaving kids in hot car

    A Georgia mother was arrested this week after authorities found that she had left her two children in a car for 25 minutes while she shopped at a Walmart.

  • Jindal stumps for Georgia governor

    On behalf of the Republican Governors Association, which has already invested $1.6 million in the race, Jindal joined Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at a re-election event in Atlanta this week.

  • Michelle Obama stumps for Georgia candidate

    Obama spoke to a crowd of several hundred largely African-American supporters at Atlanta's Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. She urged them to be "more passionate and more hungry" in the 2014 midterm election races than in 2008 and 2012 presidential races, according to the Wall Street...

  • Textile manufacturing company expanding in Georgia

    TIFTON, Ga. (AP) — A textile manufacturing company is planning to add more than 100 new jobs during the expansion of a plant in south Georgia. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that American Textile Co. is planning to invest $10 million in the expansion of its plant in Tifton and will...

  • Arrests made during Atlanta fast food wage protest

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say a group of demonstrators pushing for higher wages for fast food workers have been arrested and are being held in the city jail. Police spokesman Ralph Woolfolk says a group of about 10 people accused of ignoring repeated demands to leave Ponce De Leon Avenue in...

  • Well, this is embarrassing: Georgia governor mistakes Hispanic student for an illegal immigrant

    Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., earlier this week suffered a regrettable gaffe when he assumed that a Hispanic student at a College Republicans event at the University of Georgia was in the country illegally. 

  • Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas. Deal said Monday that he's also asking the University System of Georgia to allow students...

  • Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government's case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness. The co-defendant, Samuel Lightsey, was a former manager of a...

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