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Smoke near fort from planned burn

Smoke seen in the area of Fort Gordon today might be coming from a planned burn of underbrush, emergency officials say.

06/17/10 - 9:38am

Hephzibah man wins $500,000 lottery prize

A 59-year-old Hephzibah man won the top prize – $500,000 – from the Georgia Lottery’s Jumbo Jumbo Bucks instant game.

06/17/10 - 9:21am

Ga. babysitter gave baby wine to be quiet

CARROLLTON, Ga. — A babysitter who admitted feeding an infant wine to get him to go to sleep has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

06/17/10 - 8:17am

Ga. jobless rate declines slightly

ATLANTA  - The Georgia Department of Labor says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in May.

06/17/10 - 5:40am

SC Democrats meet on Senate candidate

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Democrats are gathering to decide whether to overturn the results of the primary election that saw an unemployed, unknown military veteran win the nomination for U.S. Senate.

06/17/10 - 4:45am

Bingo should fund Ga. education, candidate Baker says

ATLANTA  - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Thurbert Baker said Wednesday he wants to bring electronic bingo to Georgia to help raise more money for the state's cash-strapped schools.

06/17/10 - 4:32am

Truck backs over Savannah boy, 3

SAVANNAH -- A young boy was killed Wednesday when a family member backed over him in a vehicle, according to Savannah-Chatham police

06/17/10 - 9:26am

McDuffie man on state tax panel

ATLANTA  - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has named two people to a new council that will look overhauling the state's tax structure.

06/17/10 - 4:19am

SC House upholds more than 50 budget vetoes

COLUMBIA  - Technical colleges, school bus fuel and arts programs were among items spared the budget ax as the South Carolina House wrapped up debate on budget vetoes this morning.

06/17/10 - 4:16am

Regulators meet on SC nuke plants

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Federal regulators are holding a public meeting to talk about their review of Duke Energy's application to build two nuclear reactors in northern South Carolina.

06/17/10 - 4:10am
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