| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead?
A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power.
Under its provisions,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:02 AM
There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State.
Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:16 PM
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.— In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience.
Among the contenders:...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
ATLANTA — Light snow was falling when Samantha Avers left Duluth, a northeast Atlanta suburb, on Tuesday afternoon. She figured she would be home quickly, for it was only a 30- to 45-minute drive.
Twenty-two hours later, Avers, an account...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Louis Mitchell Jr. saw a brilliant opportunity when thousands of Georgia motorists abandoned their cars on snow-paralyzed roads this week, authorities say.
Police say he used a tow truck he had stolen earlier in January to haul away four cars left on...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:50 PM
KNOB NOSTER, Mo. — From a bay window in her home on the prairie, Angela Hostetler stares out at the six huge chicken barns out back. They hold 156,000 chickens, and when she and her husband, Mardy, purchased the farm two years ago, it seemed like...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Listen closely and you can almost hear Ray crooning: “Georgia, Georgia / The whole day through / Just an old sweet song / Keeps Georgia on my mind.” Well, it’s either Ray Charles or Old Man Winter; I can’t decide.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A flake of snow had yet to hit the ground Monday, but Atlanta's grocery stores were already packed with shoppers afraid of disaster.
Fruits and breakfast foods were popular. So were wines. One young man at a Sam's Club commanded a shopping cart packed...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A "nor'easter" storm has the potential to bring 6 inches of snow or more Thursday across Central Maryland, but accumulations will depend on the storm's unpredictable path, forecasters said.
The National Weather Service placed nearly all of Maryland...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:02 PM
President Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia on Tuesday as the southern state awaited what the National Weather Service called a potentially “crippling” ice and snow storm “of historical proportions.”
The roads in...