ATLANTA (AP) - Political, civic and religious leaders are expected to speak at an event in Atlanta tonight to honor former South African President and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela. Former Ambassador Andrew Young will be the keynote speaker at the event to honor Mandela at Morehouse College.
ATLANTA (AP) - The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat in Valdosta plan are holding a rally today at the state Capitol in their son's honor.
The body of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found Jan. 11, and sheriff's investigators concluded that he died in a freak accident. Johnson's parents insist someone must have killed him.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia company plans to build a zip line across the Chattahoochee River in the Columbus area. The Columbus City Council approved a land deal yesterday that would make way for the 1,200-foot zip line.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a man who was found face-down in a creek northwest of Atlanta. Marietta police say the man is believed to have been homeless. He was found yesterday in Rottonwood Creek, under a bridge at Delk Road.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.