BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A framed photo on the wall of Travis Riddle's soul food restaurant shows the local sheriff arresting a gray-bearded white man with hands cuffed behind his back, a reminder to all who enter that for Riddle justice still waits to be served in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jake Bentley became the first player in South Alabama history to account for five touchdowns in a game, rushing for two and passing for three more as the Jaguars defeated Georgia Southern 41-14 on Thursday night.
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Jurors heard opening arguments Thursday in the trial of three former Georgia sheriff's deputies charged with murder in the 2017 death of a Black man whom the deputies repeatedly shocked with a stun gun.
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Georgia’s jailed former president jammed a square in the center of the country’s capital Thursday to demand his release.
The rally of some 30,000 people in Tbilisi’s Freedom Square underlined tensions ahead of mayoral runoff elections in Georgia’s six largest cities.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has been on the road for so long that the Razorbacks may feel like strangers in their stadium.
No. 17 Arkansas has not played at home since Sept. 18, when the Razorbacks dismantled Georgia Southern 45-10.
No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) at No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Line: Georgia by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. customers are likely to pay another $224 million a year for the first of two nuclear reactors near Augusta.
The company says the proposal would raise bills for a typical residential customer by about 3%, or $3.78 a month on a bill of $122.73.
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's deputy was shot and wounded early Thursday in Alabama while driving to work, and a suspect was in custody, news outlets reported.
Someone pulled up in a vehicle beside a car driven by a Muscogee County deputy at an intersection in Phenix City and opened fire about 6 a.m., Sheriff Greg Countryman said.
MIAMI (AP) — A Georgia man and a California woman have been sentenced to prison for fraudulently obtaining coronavirus relief funds through a program designed to help small businesses across the nation stay afloat.
CORDELE, Ga. (AP) — Two women have been arrested as part of the investigation into the weekend death of Alamo Police Officer Dylan Harrison.
Natalie Ammons, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, said Charlotte Ferguson, 45, and Asia Kinsey, 24, were arrested Tuesday, WMAZ-TV reported.
Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Southeastern Conference:
GAMES OF THE WEEK
No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) visits No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0) in the matchup of the league's last two undefeated teams.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker has called off a fundraiser in Texas because an organizer was displaying a swastika made of syringes in her social media profile to protest mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.
ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit alleging fraud in Georgia's most populous county during the 2020 election. The suit sought a review of some 147,000 absentee ballots to see if any were illegitimate.
ATLANTA (AP) — Cisco says it will expand its presence in Georgia by opening a new 700-employee office in midtown Atlanta.
The California-based tech giant is investing $41 million to open in a massive complex developed on land owned by Georgia Tech.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tenured professors at Georgia's public universities will face a new set of job reviews that regents say will help them improve but that some faculty members say will undercut the job protections and freedom of expression that tenure is supposed to guarantee.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia county unanimously voted Tuesday to remove a “genocide cannon” from a city square where it resided for more than a century.
The cannon in Decatur, just outside Atlanta, has ties to the Indian War of 1836 and has become increasingly controversial, drawing criticism from local activists who say it represents the brutal suffering of thousands of Muscogee people who were removed from their native lands.
ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators in Georgia haven't found any evidence to substantiate claims that fraudulent or counterfeit ballots were counted in Fulton County during the 2020 general election, according to a court filing.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Court officials preparing for the trial of three men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery mailed jury duty notices to 1,000 people, a huge number that illustrates the challenge the judge and attorneys face in finding impartial jurors for a case that sparked a national outcry.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's former insurance commissioner will spend more than seven years in prison, as he finally accepted responsibility Tuesday for a $2.5 million fraud even as a federal judge lambasted him for lying from the stand during his July trial.
ATLANTA (AP) — Officials in Georgia's most populous county, where election operations are already under review by the state, have fired two workers accused of shredding paper voter registration applications, according to a county statement released Monday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Police announced Monday that they have identified a driver they believe hit and killed a University of Georgia student and then fled the scene.
Ariana Zarse, 20, was walking in downtown Athens with a friend when a man driving a gray Honda Accord hit her shortly after 12 a.m.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A husband and wife were arrested early Monday in north Georgia and charged with murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl they were babysitting.
Juan Martinez, 31, and Nancy Martinez, 32, were being held without bond at the Hall County jail on murder and first-degree cruelty to children charges, news outlets reported.
CENTRE, Ala. (AP) — Two Georgia men were jailed on murder charges in the deaths of two half sisters who were killed in Alabama and dumped off a bridge last year, news outlets reported.
Devon Lashawn Watts, 37, and Christopher Leedarius Pullen, 24, both of Rome, Georgia, were booked into the Cherokee County Jail on Friday, Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said.
The No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press college football poll has been in the possession of just a few elite teams over the last six seasons.
Alabama (63 times), Clemson (23), Ohio State (10) and LSU (eight) were the only teams to reach No.
ALAMO, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of gunning down a Georgia police officer during his first shift with the department ambushed him in retaliation for the officer's arrest of an associate hours earlier, authorities said.
MOSCOW (AP) — A doctor for former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says his condition is deteriorating 10 days into a hunger strike that he started after being arrested when he returned to the country.
Georgia was the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday by a unanimous vote, taking the top spot during the regular season for the first time since November 1982.
The Bulldogs (62 first-place votes) moved up one spot in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, a day after preseason No.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mayor of Savannah says city officials are weighing whether to pull the plug on next month’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon because of concerns that the event could cause a spike in coronavirus infections.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Darren Grainger threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth and Georgia State's ground game churned out 326 yards and four more touchdowns as the Panthers crushed Louisiana-Monroe, 55-21 on Saturday night.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Brooks Buce kicked a 24-yard field goal with 1:46 remaining to lift Troy to a 27-24 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday night.
ALAMO, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer was gunned down outside a police station during his first shift with the department early Saturday, authorities said.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Officer Dylan Harrison, 26, was fatally shot outside the Alamo Police Department by Damien Anthony Ferguson.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Stetson Bennett and No. 2 Georgia's defense were more than enough to take care of Auburn yet again.
Bennett passed for 231 yards and two touchdowns and led the Bulldogs past No.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Adonicas Sanders caught a 36-yard touchdown throw from Jeff Sims with 51 seconds left to help Georgia Tech rally past Duke 31-27 on Saturday.
The Yellow Jackets (3-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) were coming off an ugly home loss to Pittsburgh.
MOSCOW (AP) — Rescue workers combing through the rubble of an apartment building in the Georgian city of Batumi have pulled out a man still alive more than a full day after it collapsed.
Nine people are known to have died when a section of the five-story building collapsed Friday in the country’s second-largest city.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — City officials say bars and restaurants in Savannah are toasting a successful trial run at serving to-go orders of beer and cocktails in aluminum cups.
Georgia's oldest city recently ended a two-month pilot aimed at seeing whether businesses can reduce their use of plastic cups by switching to aluminum ones that people can reuse or recycle.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who has been on the run from law enforcement officials since he was indicted on drug charges in 2018 has been captured, the U.S. Marshals Service says.
RHINE, Ga. (AP) — A small plane was performing a rolling maneuver at low altitude when the aircraft crashed into trees in central Georgia, killing the pilot, according to federal investigators.
The National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Thursday that a witness told investigators pilot Jake Boney had complained of feeling nauseous after practicing aerobatic maneuvers earlier in the day before he crashed Sept.
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — A soldier based at Fort Bragg in North Carolina is facing a murder charge after the death of his girlfriend, whose car was found with bullet holes on a Georgia highway.
Georgia authorities on Friday announced that Alonzo Dargan Jr.
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia state lawmaker and university regent was sentenced to eight years in prison for racketeering, the state attorney general's office announced.
Dean Alford was indicted in May in Rockdale County on charges of racketeering, fraud and forgery relating to allegations that he faked contracts while seeking money from a financial company.
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Police outside Atlanta say they were met with gunfire when they responded to reports of a shooting at a bar near the Mall of Georgia.
The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday in Buford, northeast of Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Solar company NanoPV will invest $36 million to open a factory assembling solar panels in southwest Georgia, with plans to hire more than 500 employees.
NanoPV President and CEO Anna Selvan John said the New Jersey-based company would start production sometime next year in Americus.
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) — Terrified drivers climbed out of swamped cars and muddy floodwater flowed through neighborhoods after a stalled weather front drenched Alabama for hours, leaving entire communities under water Thursday and killing at least four people.
After Bo Nix and Auburn were able to scramble their way through LSU’s Death Valley they are now looking to put up points on Georgia’s stifling defense.