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State unemployment rate edges up

The Augusta metro area shed jobs in August as the state's unemployment rate inched up to 10 percent for the month.

09/16/10 - 9:24am

Four indicted in suspected 2001 slaying

A Richmond County grand jury has indicted four men on murder charges connected to the death of James Thomas Mills.

09/16/10 - 6:13pm

Autopsy: Ga. antifreeze killer committed suicide

ATLANTA - The woman who killed her husband and later her boyfriend by poisoning them with antifreeze committed suicide in prison by overdosing on prescription blood pressure medication, according a Georgia Bureau of Investigation autopsy released Wednesday.

09/16/10 - 6:38am

NCAA to review A.J. Green case on Friday

ATHENS, Ga. - An NCAA committee will hear an appeal by Georgia star receiver A.J. Green to reduce his four-game suspension on Friday.

09/16/10 - 6:32am

Ga. bus driver fired for letting kids drive

EASTMAN, Ga. - A Dodge County school bus driver is out of a job after authorities say she let two students on her route drive the bus down a dirt road with other students on board.

09/16/10 - 6:30am

Gwinnett man shows up drunk at intoxication hearing

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Police arrested a Lawrenceville man accused of showing up drunk to the city's municipal court to answer to previous public intoxication charges.

09/16/10 - 5:53am

Slain Ga teen's body returned 8 years later

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Georgia's state crime lab is returning to a family the remains of a Chickamauga, Ga., teenager who was a victim in a grisly Tennessee murder eight years ago along with his 16-year-old wife.

09/15/10 - 5:50pm

Gas leak reported in Martinez

Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office are headed to a natural gas leak where a 2-inch gas line has been accidentally cut, emergency officials announced.

09/15/10 - 8:11pm

Eastbound I-20 open in Aiken County

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 in Aiken County were reopened to traffic Wednesday night after a vehicle fire caused a brush fire, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol dispatch.

09/16/10 - 6:39am

New Family Dollar for south Augusta

Family Dollar is planning to open a new store at 3447 Peach Orchard Road.

09/15/10 - 7:53pm
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