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New leader wants to overhaul SC teacher pay

COLUMBIA- South Carolina schools chief Mick Zais says teachers' salaries should be based on their effectiveness in the classroom, not their seniority or post-graduate credentials.

02/07/11 - 6:41pm

4-car wreck at Highland and Myrtle avenues

Authorities have been called to the scene of a four-car pileup on Highland Avenue near Myrtle Avenue, according to Richmond County dispatch.

02/07/11 - 5:42pm

Georgia poet to read works in Aiken

AIKEN - The Guild of Poetic Intent, a student poetry organization at the University of South Carolina Aiken, will host acclaimed Atlanta poet Mike Dockins from 7 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the Aiken Center for the Arts, according to a news release.

02/07/11 - 5:19pm

3 men indicted in Ga. recreation police probe

COLUMBUS, Ga.  - Authorities say a former recreation director and recreation specialist in Columbus have been indicted on seven counts related to a police investigation that led to their arrests last year.

02/07/11 - 8:31pm

Ga. Democrats call for new redistricting office

ATLANTA  - Senate Democrats are calling for the creation of a new office that would address the minority party's concerns in this summer's redistricting process.

02/07/11 - 5:05pm

Wilson wins playoff in Phoenix

Mark Wilson has won the frost-delayed Phoenix Open, beating Jason Dufner on the second hole of a playoff.

02/07/11 - 3:44pm

Ga. lawmakers look at student computers

ATLANTA -- Students in low-income, middle schools would be the first to test replacing their textbooks with portable computers under an idea outlined Monday by Senate leaders.

02/07/11 - 1:16pm

Search continues for missing fisherman

Searchers are continuing efforts this week to locate missing angler Scott Craig, who vanished Jan. 22 during a fishing trip at Thurmond Lake.

02/07/11 - 1:01pm

Fort offers scholarship essays

The Fort Gordon Sergeants Major Association has begun their annual scholarship award essay competition.

02/07/11 - 11:59am

Man arrested while cops investigate slaying

The search for a suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting of a Swainsboro, Ga,. man in Hephzibah has led investigators to the arrest of a man on unrelated charges.

02/07/11 - 11:27am
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