ATLANTA (AP) -- Hundreds of Georgia Power customers remained without service in the metro Atlanta region Friday morning after a round of strong thunderstorms Thursday night.<br />
Georgia Power's outage map showed that about 900 customers in the region did not have power on Friday morning. Thunderstorms packing high winds and heavy rain passed through the area on Thursday evening, and more than 21,000 customers were reported without power at one point.<br />
National Weather Service meteorologists say more storms that could be strong or severe are possible in much of Georgia late Friday afternoon and evening. Forecasters say western Georgia is most vulnerable to those storms.<br />
Thursday's storm also caused several house fires in Gwinnett County and knocked down trees and damaged power lines. Capt. Tommy Rutledge says no major damage or injuries were reported.
A coalition of voting rights groups on Friday sued a federal elections official who decided that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a national form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship.
The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall, U.S. officials said Friday.
The southern portion of Forsyth County will be home to a new station for the Forsyth County Fire Department, designed to improve service and reduce response times in a densely populated area of the county.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore says he is dropping out of the race for the White House.The Republican says in a statement he plans to support his party's nominee and will continue...