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Georgia State News

Georgia college students hurt in Virginia bus crash

The driver, 59-year-old Willie Walker, of Carrollton, Georgia, was also charged with possession of marijuana

Remembering a Georgia city’s 1st black officer

This quiet and caring man did not go to any police academy — there wasn’t one — so any training was received on the job.

Will firms go elsewhere after Georgia lawmakers-Delta spat?

Business consultants say companies looking to relocate in Georgia will not soon forget the revenge lawmakers took on Delta after the airline publicly distanced...

DeKalb County Announces March’s Schedule for Mobile Career Center

DeKalb County’s Mobile Career Center has released March’s schedule. The career center will be housed around the county on different dates throughout the month...

Sheriff: Guns taken from Georgia teacher after car set afire

A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom had three rifles taken away after setting the family car ablaze two years ago

Lawmakers pass bills on paper ballots, transit, marijuana

Georgia lawmakers passed dozens of bills Wednesday, rushing to meet a key deadline for the 40-day session. Legislation had to pass at least one chamber...

Man hurt in jump from 2nd floor rail at Atlanta airport

Authorities say a man who jumped over an upper-floor railing in an Atlanta airport is hospitalized with serious injuries. WXIA-TV reported Wednesday that the man’s jump from...

Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun; no one hurt

A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside...

Gunshot at Georgia school ignites debate on arming teachers

Police say they don’t know why a popular teacher allegedly fired a handgun inside his classroom, causing a chaotic lockdown and evacuation of his...

Judge to rule whether to suppress accused leaker’s statement

A judge is weighing whether to suppress the statement of a woman accused of leaking National Security Agency secrets because federal agents did not warn her that her words might be used against her and that she could wait for a lawyer.