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No charges in shooting outside Broad Street club

Two people were shot outside a downtown Augusta club at about 2:30 a.m. today. Sheriff's investigators said the shooting stemmed from an argument between two groups of people inside the club. After it closed, they continued arguing outside the club on Eighth Street and one of the men fired a gun, sa...

03/17/10 - 9:34am

Ga. lawmaker wants drug tests for aid recipients

  ATLANTA - A Republican lawmaker is pushing legislation that would require random drug tests for recipients of public assistance, like unemployment benefits and food stamps. The bill from state Rep. Michael Harden would strip benefits from anyone who fails a drug test. Benefits could be restor...

03/22/10 - 1:16pm

Napolitano visits Ga. training center today

BRUNSWICK, Ga.  - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is paying a visit to the nation's largest federal police academy on the Georgia coast. Napolitano is scheduled to observe a training exercise today at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, which trains thousands of law office...

03/17/10 - 4:42am

South Ga. commissioner accused of stalking woman

FOLKSTON - A Homeland, Ga., woman has accused Charlton County Commissioner Dallas Huling Jr. of stalking. In her petition filed in Superior Court, Mary C. Burke accused Huling of leaving dozens of notes on her door, repeatedly driving by her home, calling her place of employment and following her. A...

03/17/10 - 4:37am

Tiger Woods at Augusta: Frequently asked questions

The Masters is still considered one of the toughest tickets in sports.

03/16/10 - 5:16pm

Georgia seeks sponsorships for parks

Georgia's Department of Natural Resources hopes to lure more corporate sponsors for state's 63 parks and historic sites.

03/16/10 - 4:41pm

Grovetown man charged after N. Augusta crash

AIKEN - A Grovetown man has been charged with DUI after causing a crash near North Augusta Tuesday morning.

03/16/10 - 10:11pm

Caterpillar expanding SC operation

AIKEN - The South Carolina Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that a Newberry plant plans to add an additional 500 jobs over the next few years. Caterpillar, a diesel generator manufacturing plant, opened in Newberry in 2006, and plans to increase its production leading to more manufacturing j...

03/16/10 - 10:08pm

Man arrested in Shelby Drive shooting case

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a shooting about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Shelby Drive.

03/16/10 - 10:10pm

Ga. House bans gas chambers to euthanize pets

ATLANTA  - The House approved a bill that would outlaw the use of gas chambers to euthanize pets at animal shelters in Georgia. Under the bill - approved 115-46 on Tuesday - animals must be put to sleep through lethal injection. The bill's sponsor, state Rep. Tom Knox, called gas chambers, whic...

03/16/10 - 10:12pm
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