DALTON, Ga —
DALTON, Ga —
A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in the staunch Republican county, with opponents saying the use of public money to help a private business is not what American capitalism should be about.
An Army sergeant charged with shooting a teenage girl in the head while another soldier killed her boyfriend outside Fort Stewart two years ago suffers from brain injuries and post-traumatic stress after serving in combat in Afghanistan, the sergeant’s defense attorney said Friday.
A newspaper investigation has found that many deaths labeled suicides by authorities in Georgia have not undergone a full forensic examination.
Emma Collins, a licensed massage therapist from Ellijay, was hopeful about the new federal health care law after struggling in recent years to find insurance coverage because her artificial heart valve is considered a pre-existing condition.
An attempt to fry a turkey got out of hand in Savannah.
City officials on Tybee Island want to know more about the tourists who visit Georgia’s largest public beach, and they plan to spend nearly $29,000 on a pair of computer-linked cameras designed to read and record the license plate of every car and truck that comes and goes on the island.
Workers stopped collecting tolls for good on Georgia 400 in metro Atlanta on Friday, prompting some motorists to honk their horns as they cruised through toll plazas without charge for the first time to two decades.
Deed Robbs was diagnosed with prostate cancer and was told he only had weeks to live.
That was eight years ago.
“I’m still here,” Robbs said.
Vice President Joe Biden stressed the need for comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship Thursday as he welcomed about 100 new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony in Atlanta.
One of Andrew Lincoln’s favorite moments from “Walking Dead” came during his first season on the show.