Every day there are thousands of news stories that break across the country, and ultimately go unnoticed by most. However, when the news that breaks involves your home state, you tend to pay more attention. Especially when that news is HUGE and happens to draw the eyes and ears of every fellow American as they watch in suspense and awe. Here are a few times when all eyes were on Georgia:

There are plenty of other stories that could have made the list that put Georgia in a country-wide spotlight, especially since Georgia is such a largely populated, widely active state. Are there any others that you remember in particular?

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