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Sketch released in Athens killing

A customer who came face to face with the man suspected of killing an Atlanta Highway store clerk has helped a police forensic artist sketch the murderer, Athens-Clarke police said Tuesday.

01/05/11 - 1:35pm

AP source: Uggla, Braves reach $62M, 5-year deal

Second baseman Dan Uggla and the Atlanta Braves have reached a preliminary agreement on a $62 million, five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

01/05/11 - 10:46am

Chinese candy factory to bring 120 jobs to Sumter

SUMTER, S.C. - A Chinese candy maker is building a new $6 million factory in Sumter.

01/05/11 - 1:43pm

Macon judge rehired after 'love offering' scandal

MACON, Ga. -- A former Bibb County magistrate who resigned in the wake of a "love offering" scandal in 2003 was rehired this week.

01/05/11 - 10:07am

Shots fired in early morning home invasion

Authorities are searching for two men who fired shots in a home invasion this morning, according to Richmond County sheriff's Investigator Darrell Turner.

01/05/11 - 9:47am

SC opposes Savannah River deepening plan

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- South Carolina has issued the first substantive challenge to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' timetable for deepening the Savannah River.

01/05/11 - 9:41am

Deputies seek Chatham County official

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. -- A Chatham County Sheriff's deputy tried unsuccessfully all day Tuesday to find and arrest Port Wentworth Mayor Pro Tem Vincent Hogan.

01/05/11 - 9:21am

2 winners in Mega Millions jackpot

The holders of a ticket sold in Idaho and another in Washington state will be sharing Mega Millions' $355 million jackpot from Tuesday night's drawing, lottery officials said Wednesday.

01/05/11 - 11:09pm

Police charge man in killing of Ga. businessman

Authorities have charged a 48-year-old man in the fatal shooting of a businessman who was shot to death outside a preschool minutes after he dropped off his 2-year-old son.

01/04/11 - 11:42pm

New Georgia Power president defends rate hike

Georgia Power's new president said Tuesday that the electric utility had to raise prices to meet stricter emissions rules and maintain its system, but he's considering new ways to help customers cut costs.

01/04/11 - 11:17pm
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