- State News
Train strikes Allman biopic film crew, woman dead
Authorities in South Georgia say a woman working with a film crew has been struck and killed by a train while making a biopic about musician Gregg Allman.
Power outages in Georgia down to around 60,000
Around 60,000 customers were still without power in Georgia by Saturday afternoon, as power crews reported significant progress in restoring electricity in hard-hit east Georgia after this week’s ice storm.
Prelim. magnitude-4.4 quake shakes SC, Ga.
A small earthquake shook South Carolina and Georgia late Friday, startling residents and shaking homes in both states.
Collapsed Savannah warehouse slows probe of fire
A huge fire fueled by burning rubber toppled brick walls and littered twisted metal frames over 113,000 square feet where a warehouse had stood at the Port of Savannah, and fire officials say the hazardous debris is slowing an investigation into the cause.
2 shot in Ga. store busy with storm customers
Two women were shot Monday inside a suburban Atlanta supermarket that was busy with customers trying to stock up before a winter storm that’s widely predicted to hit the area, police said.
Is Georgia ready for the snowstorm this time?
Just two weeks ago, Atlanta became a national punch line when a few inches of snow crippled the city. Comedians said the gridlocked highways looked more like a zombie apocalypse than the South’s bustling business hub.
Deal mobilizes state resources ahead of winter storm
With the National Weather Service issuing a Winter Storm Watch for Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Nathan Deal today put emergency response agencies on alert and began significant preparations.
Massive Ga. blaze is contained but still burning
Firefighters battled a giant blaze fueled by 5,600 tons of rubber Saturday at the Port of Savannah, where a towering column of black smoke could be seen from miles away.
Incorrect signs warn Atlanta drivers of storm
A little more than a week after snow trapped commuters in cars and children on school buses in metro Atlanta, state officials say they overreacted to information from federal forecasters and posted incorrect information on giant message boards over freeways, warning drivers of a new storm watch.
Governor announces severe weather task force
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday announced the formation of a task force that includes various state and local officials, meteorologists and business leaders charged with making recommendations to improve the state’s response to recent weather events.
- More State News Headlines
- Train strikes Allman biopic film crew, woman dead