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School grants awarded

Grants totaling $15,314 will be awarded to 10 schools as part of an effort by Savannah River Remediation to recognize and support excellence in teaching. A team of company employees reviewed grant requests and made selections that will provide assistance for math and science programs. Checks will be...

05/13/10 - 11:56am

Carter grandson's opponent quitting Ga. Senate race

Jason Carter, the 34-year-old grandson of former President Jimmy Carter who won a special election to complete a term in the Georgia state Senate this week, will be unopposed on the primary ballot for a full term.

07/10/10 - 12:45am

Suspect in carjacking arrested

Richmond County Sheriff's deputies said they cornered and arrested a carjacker suspect on Tuesday in a service station bathroom on Peach Orchard Road. Deputies reported that Nicolas Marcionelli, 31, was charged with carjacking and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime....

07/01/10 - 6:54pm

Elderly woman hospitalized after drug agents show up

A 76-year-old woman was hospitalized after drug agents who had the wrong address swarmed around her Polk County home, according to the woman's daughter.

 

 

07/01/10 - 6:54pm

Victim identified in robbery attempt

Authorities continue to investigate a Wednesday night shooting at Kratha Drive and Milledgeville Road in which a 32-year-old man was wounded in the right arm. The victim, identified as Jonathan Jones, was taken to Medical College of Georgia for treatment, according to Richmond County Investigat...

05/13/10 - 12:17pm

Crash after chase near Atlanta kills fetus

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A woman who police say led officers on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash that killed her unborn child is reported in serious condition at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Police say the chase began on Interstate 20 in Douglasville when an officer clocked a car driv...

05/13/10 - 7:11am

DeKalb investigates ambulance delay

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County officials are investigating why it took an ambulance 22 minutes to get to a soccer player with a head injury. The player, 16-year-old Jonathan Brown, and his team from Upson-Lee High School in Thomaston were visiting DeKalb County last week for a state soccer playoff gam...

05/13/10 - 7:04am

Did Ga. postal worker steal identities?

ATLANTA - A postal worker and another suspect are facing federal indictments after being accused of stealing people's identities. The U.S. Attorney's office says Opeoluwa Adigun and Gabriel Onyekaba were indicted Wednesday on charges of conspiracy and identity theft. Adigun, who's from Nigeria, was ...

05/13/10 - 5:18am

SC panel looks at service taxes

COLUMBIA - A panel working on an overhaul of South Carolina's tax system will discuss taxes on intangible goods and services. The panel's meeting today comes as the state Tax Realignment Commission works toward a November deadline to propose changes to the state's tax laws. Proponents for ...

05/13/10 - 5:12am

Georgia ear-biting suspect now in jail

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Glynn County police have arrested a Brunswick man accused of biting off part of another man's ear during a weekend home invasion robbery. Officers arrested Kyle Williams, 21, without incident Tuesday night on charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery, armed robbery and burglar...

05/13/10 - 5:08am
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