ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech running back Jahmyr Gibbs, who finished third in the nation in all-purpose yards, announced plans on Monday to enter the transfer portal.
Gibbs made the announcement on his Twitter account.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — An Augusta company that uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical instruments is being sued by residents, the latest such suit in Georgia.
The Augusta Chronicle reports the lawsuit by 20 current and former Augusta residents claims a plant operated by Kendall Patient Recovery emitted the cancer-causing gas, putting them at risk.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Chamber of Commerce on Monday endorsed Republican Gov. Brian Kemp for reelection in 2022.
The move comes after the state chamber did not endorse either Kemp or Democrat Stacey Abrams in 2018.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Local finances have taken center stage as voters in one middle Georgia city decide a mayoral runoff on Tuesday.
Current Warner Robins Mayor Randy Toms has faced criticism from challenger LaRhonda Patrick as Toms seeks a third term after an $800,000 tax lien was levied against the city by the IRS.
ATLANTA (AP) — The use of a restraint chair by an Atlanta-area sheriff does not amount to excessive force under any clearly established law and federal charges against him should be dismissed, his lawyer argued Monday.
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The imprisoned former president of ex-Soviet republic Georgia appeared in court Monday on charges of abuse of office, proceedings that triggered scuffles between his supporters and police.
ATLANTA (AP) — At least seven colleges in Georgia and one in Louisiana are now offering classes about the late civil rights leader Rev. C.T. Vivian, and those involved in creating the curriculum hope to expand that number to at least 50 schools by next year, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Georgia is putting together an historic run at No. 1.
The Bulldogs remained a unanimous top-ranked team for the eighth straight week in T he Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank.
ATLANTA (AP) — Even with Georgia undefeated in 2021 and unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 for the eighth consecutive week, Nick Saban and Alabama still cast a shadow over the Bulldogs' season.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Max Klesmit scored 11 of his team-high 17 points in the final eight minutes as Wofford held off Georgia to post a 68-65 upset on Sunday.
The victory was the first over an SEC opponent for Wofford's third-year coach Jay McAuley, who graduated from Georgia in 2006.
Alabama tailback Brian Robinson Jr. has a pulled muscle that makes his status for the Southeastern Conference Championship Game against No. 1 Georgia uncertain.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins fired offensive coordinator Dave Patenaude and two other assistants on Sunday following a disappointing 3-9 season that ended with six consecutive losses.
ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation finds the now-retired leader of Georgia's veterans agency sexually harassed his secretary, part of a general pattern of demeaning behavior toward women and minorities.
ATLANTA (AP) — More than half of absentee ballot applications rejected in Georgia in advance of the Nov. 2 elections were turned down because they came in after a deadline created in Georgia's new voting law.
SMARR, Ga. (AP) — A middle Georgia fire station was heavily damaged in a late Saturday blaze.
Monroe County Emergency Services said in a social media post that its station in Smarr caught fire and burned while no firefighters were present.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — John Metchie caught a scoring pass from Bryce Young in the fourth overtime to give No. 3 Alabama a 24-22 comeback victory over rival Auburn on Saturday, rescuing the Crimson Tide’s national title hopes.
—Hassan Haskins, Michigan, matched a school record with five rushing touchdowns to help the No. 6 Wolverines finally beat No. 2 Ohio State 42-27.
—Stetson Bennett, Georgia, passed for 255 yards and four touchdowns, and the No.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Pushed to the limits, Alabama delivered plays to celebrate in a stadium that has produced a few devastating ones.
The result was another unforgettable Iron Bowl.
John Metchie caught a scoring pass from Bryce Young in the fourth overtime to give No.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Brice threw two touchdown passes and Jalen Virgil returned a kick 97 yards for a touchdown as Appalachian State closed out its regular season with a 27-3 win over Georgia Southern Saturday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Darren Grainger threw for two scores and the defense came up up with a scoop and score and Georgia State overwhelmed Troy 37-10 on Saturday.
Grainger threw a 13-yard touchdown to Aubry Payne with 7:52 left in the first quarter for a 7-0 lead.
ATLANTA (AP) — Stetson Bennett helped No. 1 Georgia finish a perfect regular season, and then shifted his attention to Alabama.
Bennett passed for 255 yards and four touchdowns, including two to tight end Brock Bowers, and No.
ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Devoe scored 15 of his 26 points in the second half and Georgia Tech rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat Georgia Southern 61-59 on Friday.
The Yellow Jackets (5-1) got 11 points from Kyle Sturdivant and 10 from Rodney Howard in winning their fifth straight.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials struggling to distribute federal funds to prevent evictions have outlined plans to increase the speed at which they get the money to landlords and renters.
The improvement plans were submitted last week to the U.S.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Pitts’ last trip to Jacksonville ended in painful fashion.
The star tight end was knocked out of Florida’s game against rival Georgia on a vicious hit a little more than a year ago.
ATLANTA (AP) — Make no mistake, No. 1 Georgia has more than one rivalry showdown in Atlanta in its sights.
The Bulldogs will attempt to cap an undefeated regular season when they visit Georgia Tech on Saturday in the battle for state bragging rights.
No. 1 Georgia (11-0, No. 1 CFP) at Georgia Tech (3-8), Saturday at noon EST (ABC).
Line: 35 1/2 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day.
The video of Ahmaud Arbery's shotgun death was a shocking piece of evidence that suddenly brought the Black man's killing into the national consciousness.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — He was at a crossroads, his life stretching out before him, his troubles largely behind him. He had enrolled at South Georgia Technical College, preparing to become an electrician, just like his uncles.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blasted him with a shotgun.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A lawyer for the father of Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old Black man fatally shot after he was pursued by three white men in Georgia, slammed comments made during closing arguments by a defense attorney who spoke of the dead man's “dirty toenails."
ATLANTA (AP) — State environmental regulators are proposing a $3 million fine for the Hyundai Glovis Co. logistics and shipping firm after a cargo ship carrying vehicles capsized and polluted ocean waters off the Georgia coast.
Cincinnati moved into position to make the College Football Playoff on Tuesday night, climbing a spot to fourth behind Georgia, Ohio State and Alabama.
A team from outside the Power Five conferences has never been selected for the semifinals in the previous seven years of the College Football Playoff.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Boo Buie had 22 points and six assists, Ryan Young added 17 points and Northwestern beat Georgia 78-62 on Tuesday night for third place at the Roman Legends Classic.
Northwestern led by as many as 24 points in the second half.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Jurors in the case of three white men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery deliberated for about six hours Tuesday without reaching a verdict as they weighed prosecution arguments that the defendants provoked the fatal confrontation against defense attorneys' insistence that their clients acted in self-defense.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech offensive coordinator Dave Patenaude had a surprising answer Tuesday when asked for his historical perspective on No. 1 Georgia's defensive front, led by Jordan Davis.
“Maybe like the Rams, the Steelers,” Patenaude said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath isn't going away, even as Republicans try to draw district lines to pry back a slice of the American suburbs from congressional Democrats.
McBath, a Democrat who in 2018 wrested away Newt Gingrich's old suburban Atlanta U.S.
ATLANTA (AP) — Before jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery retired to the jury room to begin their deliberations, the judge read them specific instructions on the law that's applicable to this case.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery must decide whether one or all of them is guilty of murder — a conviction that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored 23 points to lead Virginia past Georgia 65-55 on Monday night in the Roman Legends Classic.
The game was tight throughout and neither team led by more than four points in the second half until Franklin scored on consecutive possessions to give Virginia a 57-51 lead with 2:34 remaining.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jordan Usher scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to spur Georgia Tech to an 85-70 victory over Charleston Southern on Monday night.
Usher knocked down 9 of 15 shots from the floor for the Yellow Jackets (4-1).
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's public university system won't rename any of the 75 buildings or colleges an internal committee had recommended for changes mostly because of their association with slavery, segregation or mistreatment of American Indians, officials voted Monday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday that it is proposing threatened status for the Pearl River map turtle, seeking to grant added federal protections to an at-risk species found only in Louisiana and Mississippi.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys made a final push Monday to persuade the jury in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, with the prosecution saying that three white men chased him solely “because he was a Black man running down the street” and defense attorneys repeatedly blaming Arbery for his own death.
ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Funeral services are scheduled for a Georgia firefighter and his wife who were found shot and killed inside their home.
Investigators say they believe a man charged with stabbing a suburban Atlanta police officer also shot and killed Justin and Amber Hicks.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican majority in Georgia's congressional delegation is likely to grow after state lawmakers on Monday gave final passage to a redistricting plan that will give the GOP a strong advantage in nine of the state's 14 districts.
It took 12 weeks of regular-season play to have a turnover-free AP Top 25.
For the first time in 2021 all the teams that were ranked in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank last week stayed ranked this week.
ATLANTA (AP) — Honesty Scott-Grayson scored 18, Aicha Coulibaly added 14 and Auburn used a big first half to upset No. 18 Georgia Tech 59-51 on Sunday.
The Tigers (2-2) held Georgia Tech to 25% shooting in the first half while they shot 50% to build a 33-16 lead.
ATLANTA (AP) — Sites from African American history, a suburban Atlanta neighborhood and a rural fairground are among the 10 Places in Peril named this year by the Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Florida man has admitted that he illegally shipped turtles and venomous snakes from his home in south Georgia.
Ashtyn Michael Rance of Miami on Thursday pleaded guilty to one count of wildlife trafficking and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, federal prosecutors said in a news release.