As many public colleges and universities anticipate an autumn with record high enrollment, local private institutions are keeping an eye on their enrollment figures, which are running slightly behind last year's.
Saying the use of Lake Sidney Lanier has strayed too far from its original stated purpose, a federal judge has given the city of Atlanta three years to win congressional approval to continue withdrawing drinking water from the lake.
Believing his cellmate was the devil, John Darrell Setchel grabbed 72-year-old Ronald Sailers off of the top bunk in the Hall County Jail and slammed his head into the ground until he died, prosecutors said Friday morning.
The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.