ATLANTA—Gov. Brian Kemp has deputized Georgia's sheriffs to shut down businesses that fail to comply with his April 1 emergency order.
ATLANTA—Help is on the way for public safety agencies in Georgia in the form of a Department of Justice grant to fight COVID-19.
JONESBORO—If you feel like the COVID-19 emergency is messing with your mind, you’re not the only one. Nicole Albert, a licensed psychotherapist with Jewish Family and Career Services of Atlanta, says that feelings of shock, worry or stress right now are perfectly normal. The News asked Alber…
Two convicted murderers, one in Georgia and the other in Missouri, were put to death barely an hour apart in the first U.S. executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April renewed a national debate over capital punishment.
PEACHTREE CITY — Think Georgia has left the cold weather behind for the next few months? Guess again.The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for north Georgia, including parts of the Southern Crescent, Tuesday morning. Residents in Butts, Clayton and Henry counties can expect to…
Jackson residents John and Judy Woodruff enjoyed seeing all of the animals — from tigers to tortoises — at Noah’s Ark in Locust Grove during a recent Butts County Leisure Services Senior Center field trip.
Everything from green beer to green grits, green cupcakes and green corsages, will be on display in stores and businesses, Saturday, throughout the Southern Crescent area, in celebration of St. Patrick
The Stone Pavilion at Indian Springs State Park has undergone about $15,000 worth of renovations since November, thanks to the Friends of Indian Springs State Park, Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, and Indian Springs
When the Central Georgia Electric Membership Corp. charged its lines and began sending power to its first members, there were 329 customers on the system. The year was 1938, and the utility was part of a new and growing movement to bring electricity to rural parts of the United States under-…
A judge delayed the execution of an inmate set to die on Wednesday for a woman's 1994 murder to give the condemned man's legal team more time to study newly-discovered evidence.