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Explosion near Athens injures 2

An explosion shortly after noon destroyed part of an animal vitamin plant in Jefferson, Ga.,  and sent two employees to the hospital with injuries.

12/21/10 - 5:44pm

SC deputy shoots, kills man in a domestic dispute

ANDERSON, S.C. — An Anderson County deputy shot and killed a Townville man after the sheriff says the man threatened his girlfriend and others with a shotgun.

12/21/10 - 5:34pm

Vote fraud arrests in south Ga.

ALBANY, Ga. — A five-month probe into voter irregularities in Brooks County by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has resulted in 10 arrests.

12/21/10 - 5:30pm

SRS contract to Beech Island firm

AIKEN -- Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has awarded Grade South, a small business in Beech Island, a contract for $6.3 million to provide closure of the SRS P-Area Ash Basin and a nearby outfall,

12/21/10 - 5:26pm

Commissioner Smith takes oath


New Super District 10 commissioner Grady Smith, right, takes the oath of office from Judge Carlisle Overstreet as his wife, Cathy looks on before a commission meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, in Augusta, Ga.


12/21/10 - 4:57pm

Smith takes commission oath

Grady Smith took the oath of office Tuesday to become new commissioner of Augusta's Super District 10.

12/21/10 - 6:31pm

Salvation Army toy giveaway

Salvation Army employee Matthew Moore, right, helps Aleishia Logan during a toy giveaway at the Salvation Army Christmas Center as part of the annual Angel Tree Program, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, in Augusta, Ga.

12/21/10 - 3:20pm

Ga. processing unemployment claims

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Labor is processing extended benefit claims for unemployed Georgians who will qualify under legislation approved by Congress last week.

12/21/10 - 12:50pm

Aiken housefire this morning

Aiken Department of Public Safety responded to a residential house fire at 1716 Pine Log Road this morning at 10:30.

12/21/10 - 12:34pm

2 Augusta home invasions reported

Richmond County investigators are searching for suspects in two home invasions Monday night.

12/21/10 - 12:07pm
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