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Georgia inaugural celebration to be May 2

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal's inaugural celebration was cut short in January, scuttled by a snow and ice storm that paralyzed metro Atlanta.

03/31/11 - 4:52am

Metro Augusta unemployment rate declines to 8.8 percent in February

ATLANTA - The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Augusta area declined to 8.8 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in January.

03/31/11 - 4:47am

SC lawmakers push new tax structure

COLUMBIA -- Calling it a "jobs bill," Aiken Rep. Bill Taylor announced legislation aimed at implementing a new tax structure in South Carolina, one that replaces income tax, corporate income taxes, and other taxes with a single tax on new goods and services.

03/31/11 - 4:41am

'Chronicle' wants to reward top students

Applications are being accepted for The Augusta Chronicle's Best and Brightest Award, which recognizes outstanding high school seniors in the area.

03/31/11 - 2:01am

SC bill would yank dropouts' driving privileges

COLUMBIA - Discussion has been delayed on a South Carolina bill in which students who drop out of school or skip too many classes would lose their driving privileges until they're 18.

03/31/11 - 12:03am

Chirkinian to be honored here Tuesday

A service to celebrate the life of longtime CBS golf producer Frank Chirkinian will be held Tuesday in Augusta, his family announced.

03/31/11 - 12:24pm

Davidson Chorale to release full-length CD

The Davidson Chorale, of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, announced its first full-length professional studio album today. The album was recorded at the historic Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Augusta with SoundAround Audio.

03/30/11 - 8:28pm

'America's Most Wanted' to feature N. Augusta slaying

Investigators have enlisted the help of America's Most Wanted in the hope that a solid lead will come in to break the case of the 2005 fatal shooting at Huddle House in North Augusta, according to a news release issued by the national crimefighting show.

03/30/11 - 8:06pm

Man gets 30 years for producing child porn

An Augusta man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison for producing child pornography.

03/30/11 - 7:41pm

Ray Floyd statue moving from museum to airport

A bronze statue of 1976 Masters champion Ray Floyd is moving from Augusta Museum of History to Augusta Regional Airport, just in time for the golf tournament.

03/30/11 - 4:09pm
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