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Several top Georgia primary contests headed to July runoff

Some of the top Republican primary contests in Georgia - including one deciding who will face a Democrat vying to become the first black female governor in the U.S. - are still undecided after Tuesday’s primaries and will go to a July 24 runoff.

Officials seek alternatives after voters reject road tax

Officials across 11 middle Georgia counties are trying to figure out how to pay for road projects after voters rejected a sales tax.

MLK daughter: No, Bannon, my dad wouldn’t be proud of Trump

The Rev. Martin Luther King’s daughter blasted Steve Bannon’s claim that her father would be proud of President Donald Trump.

Contractors say they won’t repay money for disputed work

A central Georgia industrial authority says three contractors owe nearly $2 million for work never done, but the companies say board members approved the work and they’re not giving the money back.

Bodyguards used city cards for ex-Atlanta mayor’s purchases

Documents show ex-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s bodyguards routinely used city-issued credit cards to pay for his fast food, dry cleaning and other personal purchases,...

High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor’s race

She’s a Yale-educated attorney and a romance novelist who served a decade in the Georgia Legislature. Now Stacey Abrams has gained a shot at becoming the first black woman elected governor in U.S. history.

COLUMN: To all the broken hearts after Election Day

Few things are worse in the political arena than working tirelessly for months, for yourself, a cause, or a candidate in whom you believe,...

Court: Pardon lifts requirement to register as sex offender

Georgia’s highest court says a man convicted of sexually abusing a young girl no longer must register as a sex offender after receiving a pardon.

Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor’s race

This week’s primary election in Georgia presents black women voters with a rare opportunity: To give a Democrat who looks like them a chance at occupying the governor’s mansion in a Republican-controlled state.

Candidate barred from Georgia election over citizenship sues

A candidate for the Georgia House is appealing her disqualification from this year’s election over citizenship requirements.