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Man wanted on burglaries in Louisiana arrested in Savannah

SAVANNAH (AP) - Savannah-Chatham police have arrested a man wanted on 12 burglary warrants in Louisiana. Police spokeswoman Gena Moore said the West Feliciana Parish, La., Sheriff's department notified authorities that 18-year-old Hanief Kareem Smith would be arriving at the Greyhound bus station in...

09/18/10 - 9:35pm

Man drowns in Savannah lake trying to get volleyball

Authorities say William Harris Small III, 20, was playing volleyball when the ball rolled into a lake. Witnesses said Small tried to retrieve the loose volleyball when he fell in and disappeared.

09/19/10 - 8:38pm

SC teachers get archery training

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) - Teachers across South Carolinas are sharpening their eyes to develop a new skill: archery training. Officials from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are in Georgetown on Saturday for the training. Organizers say more than 100 schools in South Carolina partici...

09/18/10 - 4:06pm

Role of The Citadel in Civil War highlighted

SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Life at The Citadel during the Civil War is being discussed in a program leading up to the 150th anniversary of the war. A lecture at Fort Moultrie on Sullivans Island on Saturday deals with the daily lives of Citadel cadets and the support they provided the Confederacy...

09/18/10 - 4:05pm

SC college drops lawsuit against church

DUE WEST, S.C. (AP) - Erskine College and Seminary trustees and its alumni association have agreed to withdraw a lawsuit filed against the Presbyterian Church over control of the South Carolina college. Trustee Richard Taylor of Greenville told the Independent-Mail of Anderson on Friday tha...

09/18/10 - 4:03pm

Teen killed while trying to cross Gwinnett highway

DACULA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old boy was killed while trying to cross a Gwinnett County highway. Gwinnett County police spokeswoman Cpl. Jennifer Roberts says 23-year-old Kevin Sanders of Cumming accidentally struck Dakota Wilson of Auburn as the teen crossed Braselton Highway on Fri...

09/18/10 - 3:59pm

Police say man shot in NW Atlanta over beer

ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a man is dead after he was shot because he refused to give up a 12-pack of beer. Atlanta police Maj. Keith Meadows said the man was walking along a northwest Atlanta road early Saturday when he was approached by another man demanding the beer. Meadows said the victim refuse...

09/18/10 - 3:58pm

Augusta man shot and killed early Saturday

A 32-year-old man was shot and killed on Barton Chapel Road early today.

09/18/10 - 9:12pm

Judge removes Harlem woman from sex offender list

ATLANTA -- The Harlem woman listed as the lead plaintiff challenging Georgia's sex-offender law won permission Friday from a McDuffie County judge to have her name removed from the state's sex-offender registry.

09/18/10 - 7:47am

Atlanta execs told of ports' importance

ATLANTA -- More than $8 billion in cargo originated or was delivered in five metro Atlanta counties last year that shipped through the Port of Savannah, according to figures released today by the Georgia Ports Authority.

09/17/10 - 5:18pm
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