More than 72,000 people have cast early ballots in Georgia's presidential primary. Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office said Monday that includes nearly 55,000 people who cast an early vote in person and around 17,500 who mailed in an absentee ballot.
An administrator from the Oklahoma higher education system has been named the chief academic officer for the University System of Georgia. Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced Monday that Houston Davis will start the job May 1.
The Georgia Senate is honoring American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina.
Sex offenders would be banned from driving school and passenger buses under a bill passed by Georgia's House of Representatives.
Officials say construction to repair three military buildings damaged by a tornado should be completed by April 15, one year after the storm struck at Fort Benning.
A group of south Georgia leaders is pushing to establish a third state-run ocean port on the St. Marys River that forms the border with Florida.
A proposal giving water polluters a chance to voluntarily clean up their act is getting a second chance in the Senate after it was pulled from the agenda last week for lack of support.
Police say they pulled a person from a fiery crash after they say the driver led officers on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 100 mph.
A convicted killer is getting a new trial after the Georgia Supreme Court ruled a verdict form given to jurors was improperly worded.
Georgia's top court has ruled in favor of an elderly woman who faced being ejected from her home of 47 years.
Georgia road crews are still wary of winter taking a wicked turn, but they are celebrating a slow season so far.
Taxpayers in Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties will pay a stiff price for the 1,400 jobs that Caterpillar is bringing to northeast Georgia.
It turns out even the most conservative attendance prediction for the Go Fish Education Center in Perry was too ambitious.
The Republican speaker of Georgia's House of Representatives laughed when asked if he had endorsed any GOP candidates for president.
A golden lion tamarin at Atlanta's zoo is pregnant. Zoo Atlanta says the due date is uncertain, but veterinary teams anticipate 5-year-old Robin will give birth in the spring. Golden lion tamarins are tiny monkeys that are about the size of squirrels.
- FFA Center hosting summer camps, mud race
- Care being given to restore Porterdale Gym as architect intended
- 'Manifold Greatness' exhibit chronicles history, impact of King James Bible
- Wicks: Developer would pay for sewer line upgrade
- Montessori School open house Tuesday
- Machinery fire reported at Dart
- Barge visits Newton academy
- Newton Citizen Poll for May 19, 2013
- RCPS hopes to keep special programs; More furlough days possible
- Jack Simpson: Bees in danger
- Newton County Jail Blotter for May 17, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for May 10, 2013
- Newton County Jail Log for May 3, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for April 26, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for April 12, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for March 22, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for March 15, 2013
- The Newton County Jail Blotter for March 8, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for March 1, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Feb. 22, 2013
- National EMS celebrates two decades of accreditation
- Hen House presents art show in Olde Town
- Newton leaders graduate from economic development academy
- Bard employee honored for her work with new hires
- Moe's named top Mexican chain
- Discount Tire opens in Conyers
- RMC employee honored by United Way
- Pratt breaks ground on transfer station
- Risk Management wins Citizen drawing
- Apollo Staffing honored