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Longtime Georgia judge disbarred

The Georgia Supreme Court disbarred former Chief Judge Brooks E. Blitch III of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit in a strongly worded opinion that also warns the state's other judges to "respect and follow the law."

03/01/11 - 6:20am

Georgia may change open meetings law

ATLANTA - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens on Monday announced a sweeping rewrite of Georgia's sunshine laws that would sharply increase the fines of meetings and records violations and require advance payment for costly requests.

03/01/11 - 5:52am

North Augusta sale planned for Saturday

The Pilot Club of North Augusta will hold its annual attic sale at North Augusta Community Center, 101 Brookside Drive, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday .

03/01/11 - 2:10am

Ga. Tech baseball standout faces DUI charge

ATLANTA - Authorities say a Georgia Tech baseball player has been charged with driving under the influence.

02/28/11 - 10:33pm

Teen may return to libraries after 6-month ban

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Library officials say a teenage boy can return to Columbus-area libraries after he was banned for six months.

02/28/11 - 10:28pm

Soldier gets life sentence in slaying of Army buddy

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Former Hunter Army Airfield soldier Sylvester Denmark Horton Jr. was sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 20 years in the July 2, 2009, slaying of fellow soldier Army Pvt. Necco McCraw.

02/28/11 - 10:21pm

Obama: Flexibility OK, but health care law remains

WASHINGTON - Anxious to ease deepening political tensions with the states, President Barack Obama on Monday told governors he wants to speed up their ability to enforce his signature health care law on their own terms. But his concession goes only so far: He warned he won't allow states to weaken the law.

02/28/11 - 10:13pm

Incandescent bulbs may keep shining in SC

COLUMBIA - South Carolina legislators have come up with a bright idea: Make the Palmetto State a rebel and refuge for incandescent light makers.

02/28/11 - 9:50pm

Man dies in I-20 motorcycle wreck

An Aiken man was killed this evening after the motorcycle he was driving flipped in the median on Interstate 20 in Aiken County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

02/28/11 - 11:06pm

ASU alumni group honors college president

John Black, president of East Georgia College, was honored by the Augusta State University Alumni Association with its Distinguished Service Award the association's Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Feb. 18 at Saint Paul's Church, according to an ASU news release.

02/28/11 - 7:27pm
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