August 21, 2013 "I'm not the hero. I was terrified," says Antoinette Tuff. A gunman had walked into an elementary school near Atlanta with an assault rifle and other weapons. Tuff says she spent about an hour with him, telling him about her life. Eventually, he put down his guns and surrendered.
August 16, 2013 Some motorists had complained they thought toll booth operators on state Route 400 weren't giving donated toll money to the drivers behind them.
April 10, 2013 The suspect apparently faked a heart attack to get the firefighters to the home. Once, he had the hostages, he began demanding his electricity, cell phone and cable be turned back on.
December 17, 2012 Many Russians will join their Georgian neighbors in feasting on Georgian specialties for St. Barbara's Day. But the countries' political relations have led to restrictions on imports of Georgian wine and mineral water. A recent thawing offers hope for a sweeter future.
November 12, 2012 WABEA new immigration law in Georgia requires everyone licensed by the state to prove citizenship. But the law is having an unintended consequence: many health care workers, included doctors and nurses, are losing their licenses because of a paperwork backlog.
October 7, 2012 In the 17th century, an Irish bishop famously concluded that the universe was created on October 23, 4004 BC. Scientists know that our universe, and our Earth, are much more ancient than that. Not everyone agrees, even in the year 2012.
July 28, 2012 Some states, like Georgia, have a waiting list for people who need help paying for AIDS drugs. With increased federal funding on its way for HIV/AIDS treatment, states are hoping that they can care for more people. But the cost of care remains high, so the waits may remain, too.
March 3, 2012 To hear him tell it, the rumors of Newt Gingrich's demise have been greatly exaggerated. The former House speaker is banking on a big showing Tuesday in his home state of Georgia to salvage a campaign that's been declared dead a number of times.
June 27, 2011 Photographer David Walter Banks describes what it's like to grow up and work in Atlanta — in about 100 words.
September 27, 2010 Georgia has changed its second official language to English from Russian. The move is part of an official effort to push the country closer to the West, and away from Russia.
August 31, 2010 The Georgia Theatre in Athens burned from the inside out in 2009. Owner Wilmot Greene is rebuilding, balancing historic building requirements with 2011 building codes. He's hopeful about reopening soon, and bringing in some cash.
August 11, 2010 Nathan Deal wins Georgia GOP nomination for governor as Karen Handel concedes.
August 10, 2010 Nathan Deal and Karen Handel were locked in a tight race for Georgia Republican gubernatorial nod.