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Ga. school mercury spill costs $54,308

LAFAYETTE, Ga. — Walker County schools officials say the cleanup of a mercury spill at LaFayette High School wound up costing $54,308.

12/27/10 - 10:49am

'Limping bandit' appeals robbery sentence

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A man known as the "Limping Bandit" because of the way he walked away from a string of 23 bank robberies -- including some in the Aiken area -- is appealing his 25-year federal prison sentence.

12/27/10 - 10:32am

Candles may have caused SC house fire

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Authorities say a couple has safely escaped from a Spartanburg County house fire that may have been caused by candles.

12/27/10 - 9:13am

Space heater blast injures SC man

WEST PELZER, S.C. — Authorities say a 25-year-old Anderson County man was sent to the hospital after he was burned by an explosion started by a space heater.

12/27/10 - 9:14am

Snow sticks around Georgia mountains

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. — The Christmas snow in north Georgia may be sticking around a little longer.

12/27/10 - 8:24am

SC wreck victim may have been drinking

SENECA, S.C. — Authorities say they suspect a Georgia man killed after a wreck on a snowy South Carolina road had been drinking before the crash.

12/27/10 - 8:22am

Columbus, Ga. soup kitchen's turkeys stolen

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The Salvation Army says thieves broke into a freezer at the organization's soup kitchen in Columbus, taking frozen turkeys and chicken parts the day before Christmas.

12/27/10 - 8:20am

Augusta roadways relatively clear for morning travel

Roads around the area appear to be relatively clear of the dangerous black ice that forecasters warned about overnight.

12/27/10 - 9:04am

Horse killed by car outside Atlanta

ATLANTA — Authorities say a collision between a horse and a car proved fatal for the horse.

12/27/10 - 7:59am

Flurries expected to end

Flurries that dusted much of the area all day Sunday were expected to end by around 7:30 p.m., according to Bruce Cherry, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Columbia, which covers Augusta.

12/26/10 - 5:45pm
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