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Gov. Nathan Deal signs gun carry rights expansion into law

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a broad expansion of gun carry rights into law on Wednesday, allowing legal gun owners to take weapons into bars, churches and government buildings under certain conditions.

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Ga. school evacuated after pranksters release pepper spray

As many as 100 students at a suburban Atlanta high school were exposed to pepper spray on Wednesday after the material was released in a school hallway in an apparent prank.

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Longtime traffic reporter "Captain" Herb Emory dies

Longtime WSB Radio and WSB-TV traffic reporter, “Captain” Herb Emory, passed away Saturday.

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Deal: State will explore medical marijuana

Gov. Nathan Deal announced two possible directions for the state to pursue testing, a possible precursor to the legal use of cannabis oil for children with epileptic disorders.

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American flag catches fire during Atlanta Braves' opening day ceremony

Fireworks honoring the legendary Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron on Tuesday night brought sparks way too close to the American Flag at Turner Field.

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Chick-fil-A’s new grilled recipe, entrée lineup set to “transform” menu

Chick-fil-A is introducing a new lineup of grilled chicken entrees that will give the chain a more nutritious and expansive menu.

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Paula Deen's popular Savannah restaurant shuts its doors

Deen family says Hiers closed Uncle Bubba’s to explore development of the waterfront property on which it is located in Savannah.

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Atlanta Archbishop apologizes for lavish living, may sell mansion

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Atlanta has apologized for building a $2.2 million mansion to use as his home, a move that made him the object of derision and complaint, and said he may sell it.

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Medical marijuana bill passes Georgia House

With a vote of 171-4, a proposal to allow for the use of medical marijuana in Georgia passes the state House of Representatives.

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Paula Deen continues comeback

After maintaining a low profile from what she has described as a trying time, Albany native Paula Deen is clearly back on the rise.

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Delta to reward frequent flier miles based on ticket price

Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it would make a major change to its frequent-flier program, basing the number of miles earned toward free flights on how much customers spend rather than the distance traveled.

Crewmember on Greg Allman biopic 'Midnight Rider' killed during train mishap

A female camera operator's assistant was killed Thursday and seven other people were injured when a train unexpectedly bore down on a crew doing camera tests for "Midnight Rider," the Greg Allman biopic shooting in Georgia.

Univ. of Mississippi to question three students from Ga. about noose on statue

The University of Mississippi wants to question three white male students who may have been involved in draping a noose and a Confederate flag over a statue of James Meredith, the African-American student who braved segregationist mobs to integrate the school in 1962.

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More images released of new Atlanta Falcons stadium

Architects with the new Atlanta Falcons stadium released more images of what the new facility will look like.

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J. Mack Robinson remembered for kindness, humility

J. Mack Robinson’s business ventures included car sales, insurance, banking and fashion industries, died late Friday night. He was 90.

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