Georgia is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th largest in area and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 5,949,951 in 2018, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 60% of the entire state population.
The state of Georgia executed on Wednesday a man convicted of capital murder for the 1994 shooting death of a convenience store clerk during a bungled robbery in which he and two accomplices got away.. Reuters - Published
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter suffered a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia. Reuters reports that the 95-year old's fall on Sunday required stitches above his brow. The former president said he..
In 2016, Ernie Andrus became the oldest person to run across the country, from California to Georgia. Now at 95, he will start a new journey. Steve Hartman has his story on the road. CBS News - Published
Three soldiers were killed and three others were injured during a training accident at Fort Stewart, an army base in Georgia. They were riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Tom Hanson reports. CBS News - Published
Military investigators are trying to find out what caused an armored vehicle to roll into water in Georgia, killing three soldiers. U.S. Army officials say the accident happened early Sunday during a.. CBS News - Published
During her 35 years as a nurse, Lori Wood has been a hero many times over. At the time Jonathan Pinkard, a 27-year-old autistic man, met Wood, doctors in Newnan, Ga., told him he had congestive heart.. CBS News - Published
President Trump spoke Friday in Georgia to launch the campaign initiative Black Voices for Trump, as he tries to make the case that his support among African Americans is strong, despite low approval.. CBS News - Published
After helping kindergartners in Georgia with a class project in 2007, Brig. Gen. Vincent Buggs continued writing the students letters for years. Last month, he finally met his pen pals in person. NYTimes.com - Published
Whitney Otawka first encountered Georgia's remote Cumberland Island as a tourist. Now it's her home and workplace, as chef at one of the island's top restaurants, Greyfield Inn, and its coastal cuisine.. CBS News - Published
A former Georgia police officer was sentenced on Friday to 12 years in prison after his conviction in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside an Atlanta apartment in March 2015. Reuters - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
"Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley talks with former President Jimmy Carter, about her new book, "Faith: A Journey for All," and how faith has guided him - from the Sunday School classes he teaches at.. CBS News - Published
Although no one knew it at the time, Jerome Jones, a poor preacher at the Springfield Baptist Church in Monticello, Ga., recently went through a crisis of faith, until he received a message from the.. CBS News - Published
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand traveled Thursday to Georgia to protest the state's new abortion law. Greg Bluestein, a reporter for the Atlanta Constitutional-Journal, and CBSN political reporter Caitlin.. CBS News - Published
A federal judge filed a preliminary injunction on Tuesday preventing a sheriff in Georgia from placing signs at three sex offenders’ homes, saying it violated their constitutional rights. NYTimes.com - Published
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is inviting state residents to apply online to fill outgoing Senator Johnny Isakson's seat. Greg Bluestein, a political reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,.. CBS News - Published