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Georgia Family Happy to Be ‘The Real Life Seven Dwarfs’

Georgia Family Happy to Be ‘The Real Life Seven Dwarfs’

Christopher Robbins/Thinkstock(BARNESVILLE, Ga.) — The Johnston family from Barnesville, Ga., is extreme in many ways. Standing no more than four feet tall, they call themselves “the real life seven dwarfs.” They are the largest family of achondroplas…

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ACWORTH, Ga.) — A Georgia teenager is suing two of her classmates for creating a cruel Facebook page in her name after school officials and authorities said the matter was out of their control.Alex Boston, 14, of Acworth, …

Kindergartner Cuffed After Tantrum in Principal’s Office

Kindergartner Cuffed After Tantrum in Principal’s Office

Wavebreak Media(MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.) — The police chief in Milledgeville, Ga., Tuesday stood by his officer’s decision to handcuff a 6-year-old girl and hold her at the police station after she became unruly in the principal’s office at her…

Russia Accuses Neighbor of Pig Sabotage

Russia Accuses Neighbor of Pig Sabotage

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A top Russian health official has accused neighboring Georgia of launching a devastating biological war… against Russian pigs.Gennady Onishchenko, the Kremlin’s chief “sanitary doctor,” said tha…

Lawsuit: Student Body President Removed Over Gay Prom Proposal

Lawsuit: Student Body President Removed Over Gay Prom Proposal

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (ALPHARETTA, Ga.) — A student body president in Alpharetta, Ga., said he was removed from his leadership post after school administrators disagreed with an idea he proposed to make the titles of prom king and queen open to gay c…

Missing Balloon Pilot Found Dead in Georgia

Missing Balloon Pilot Found Dead in Georgia

ABC News(BEN HILL COUNTY, Ga.) — A missing hot air balloon pilot has been found dead in Georgia, according to the sheriff leading search efforts. Edward Ristaino’s body was found at about 12:15 p.m. Monday, Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore told …

Newt Gingrich Knows What It Takes to Be Southern

Newt Gingrich Knows What It Takes to Be Southern

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(DOTHAN, Ala.) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich accused Mitt Romney on Saturday of pandering to Southern voters, while adding a few “aint’s” and some colorful colloquial phrases to hi…

Romney Swipes at Gingrich’s Gas Price Promise

Romney Swipes at Gingrich’s Gas Price Promise

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(SNELLVILLE, Ga.) — Mitt Romney took an indirect swipe at GOP rival Newt Gingrich on Sunday during an appearance in the former speaker’s home state of Georgia, telling a crowd of hundreds that he won’t “pand…

Santorum: We Have a ‘Guerrilla Campaign’

Santorum: We Have a ‘Guerrilla Campaign’

Whitney Curtis/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Rick Santorum defined his campaign, which he says has none of the frills or trappings of Mitt Romney’s, as a “guerrilla campaign” Thursday.  He raised $9 million in February alone, but the …

Gingrich Says Republican Party ‘Just Doesn’t Get It’

Gingrich Says Republican Party ‘Just Doesn’t Get It’

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spoke in front of a different kind of crowd Thursday — 600 people, many of whom have personally known Gingrich and his career for years. He told them he was …

Mitt Romney In Georgia and Tennessee Ahead of Super Tuesday?

Mitt Romney In Georgia and Tennessee Ahead of Super Tuesday?

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Though Mitt Romney is trailing in the polls in a series of Southern states holding contests on Super Tuesday, his campaign says it plans to make an in-person play for delegates in at least two of them.Rom…

Several Dead in Georgia Spa Shooting

Several Dead in Georgia Spa Shooting

AbleStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — Several people are dead after a shooting Tuesday night at a health spa in Norcross, Georgia.Police say the incident at the Su Jung Health Sauna resulted in five fatalities, including the shooter, in what appears to have…

Dunwoody Day Care Killing: Trial Begins for Georgia Engineer Charged With Murder

Dunwoody Day Care Killing: Trial Begins for Georgia Engineer Charged With Murder

Dunwoody Police Dept(ATLANTA) — The murder trial of a Georgia engineer charged with killing his colleague and alleged lover’s husband began Tuesday in Atlanta with starkly different tales of romance, betrayal and insanity in attorneys’ opening stateme…

FBI Locates Missing Georgia Girls in Tennessee

FBI Locates Missing Georgia Girls in Tennessee

Amber Henry and Kirsten Kamradt (Lamar County Sheriff Office)(LAMAR COUNTY, Ga.) — Authorities have found two teenage girls from Georgia who apparently were taken in the middle of the night.Amber Henry, 16, and Kirsten Kamradt, 14, went missing from t…

US May Explore Free Trade Deal With Georgia

US May Explore Free Trade Deal With Georgia

Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Marking the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Georgia, President Obama on Monday announced the U.S. is willing to explore the “possibility” o…

Teacher Who Assigned Math Homework With Slavery Questions Resigns

Teacher Who Assigned Math Homework With Slavery Questions Resigns

Hemera Technologies/ThinkStock(ATLANTA, Ga.) — The third-grade teacher in Gwinnett County, Ga., who assigned math homework that asked questions about slavery and beatings, has resigned and apologized for the incident.Luis Rivera, who taught at Beaver …

‘If Fred Got Two Beatings Per Day…’ Homework Asks

‘If Fred Got Two Beatings Per Day…’ Homework Asks

Hemera/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — Third graders in in Gwinnett County, Ga., were given math homework Wednesday that asked questions about slavery and beatings.Christopher Braxton told ABC News affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta that he couldn’t believe the …

Baby Kidnapper Says She Was Trying to Replace Miscarried Baby

Baby Kidnapper Says She Was Trying to Replace Miscarried Baby

Jas’mere Brown cuddles her child. (ABC News)(ATLANTA) — The Georgia woman who attempted to steal a mother’s newborn is back in custody after a judge denied her bond early Thursday morning. Naquelle Ballard, 19, of Morrow, Ga., sneaked into South…

‘Stop Sugarcoating’ Child Obesity Ads in Georgia Draw Controversy

‘Stop Sugarcoating’ Child Obesity Ads in Georgia Draw Controversy

Courtesy Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta(ATLANTA) — “Being fat takes the fun out of being a kid,” read graphics of a TV ad in which a young girl tells of how she doesn’t like going to school because she’s bullied over her weight. It is part of a vide…

Unemployment Rampant, Georgia Turns to…Reality TV?

Unemployment Rampant, Georgia Turns to…Reality TV?

Hemera/Thinkstock(TBILISI, Georgia) — Governments worldwide are working to create jobs and the Georgian government has a new approach: reality television.Literally titled “Employ and Get Employed,” the reality TV show is fast becoming a pr…

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