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Ga. officials raising money to buy back sword

ATLANTA  - State archivists and history buffs are asking for donations to reclaim a sword from the War of 1812 that was presented to a war hero by state lawmakers.

07/06/10 - 5:05am

Ga. school board to vote on education standards

ATLANTA  - The state Board of Education is expected to adopt a set of national education benchmarks this week.

07/06/10 - 5:00am

Ga. court upholds debutante slaying conviction

ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction and life prison sentence for a man charged with driving the getaway car in the murder of a Savannah debutante.

07/05/10 - 10:12am

Georgia still won't spare the rod

Every year, schools in Georgia still dish out rare paddlings to punish the most egregious behavior, but a federal bill now seeks to end the practice.

07/05/10 - 8:03am

North Ga. deputy wounds man

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — Sheriff's officers in Cherokee County say a deputy shot a man at a mobile home park while trying to break up a fight.

07/05/10 - 7:55am

Ga. top court finds teacher not liable for injury

ATLANTA   — The Georgia Supreme Court says a Forsyth County teacher can't be held liable for a student's injury during a bottle rocket experiment.

07/05/10 - 7:53am

Analysis: Candidates Oxendine, Handel can't shake past

ATLANTA - Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Karen Handel and John Oxendine continue to be nagged by a stream of allegations about what they did years ago.

07/10/10 - 12:29am

8 injured in Cobb deck collapse

MARIETTA, Ga.  - A fire official says eight people are injured after falling 10 feet from a deck that collapsed

07/05/10 - 4:42am

Three wounded in afternoon shooting

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who rode away from a shooting on a black mountain bike this afternoon. Three people were wounded.

07/04/10 - 10:43pm

Standoff in west Augusta ends peacefully

A Richmond County sheriff's SWAT team was dispatched to a west Augusta home this afternoon when an armed man barricaded himself inside.

07/04/10 - 10:06pm
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