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Ga. Guard picked for regional response team

ATLANTA - The Georgia National Guard is getting a new mission - to form a team capable of responding to domestic attacks and disasters throughout the Southeast region.

07/13/10 - 5:36pm

Lightning causes Savannah sewage spill

SAVANNAH, Ga.  — Authorities say lightning striking a lift station in Savannah caused the dumping of about 280 gallons of sewage into the city storm water system Monday.

07/13/10 - 4:20pm

Gingrich backs Deal for governor

ATLANTA   — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is throwing his support behind Republican Nathan Deal in the GOP primary for governor.

07/13/10 - 1:54pm

Man accused of chasing SC students with chain saw

WALHALLA, S.C. — Police say a man with a chain saw who chased two college students playing disc golf in South Carolina has been charged with first-degree assault.

07/13/10 - 1:51pm

Ga. sales tax holiday taking year off

ATLANTA  — Back-to-school shoppers in Georgia won't get the benefit of a sales tax holiday this year.

07/13/10 - 12:53pm

Oxendine TV spot attacks Handel

ATLANTA — With just a week left until Georgia's primary, Republican John Oxendine has unleashed a new TV ad bashing GOP rival Karen Handel as a liberal.

07/13/10 - 12:51pm

Candidate Johnson to visit Augusta on Thursday

Republican candidate for governor Eric Johnson will greet the public from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at French Market Grille in Surrey Center, 425 Highland Avenue.

07/13/10 - 11:44pm

Ga.interim school chief won't seek post in November

ATLANTA  – Interim state schools Superintendent Brad Bryant is not running for election this fall after his campaign failed to collect enough petition signatures.

07/13/10 - 12:41pm

Suspect linked to Augusta theft

A Davisboro, Ga., man is being held for a burglary and car theft of United Auto Sales, authorities said.

07/13/10 - 11:36pm

SC councilman wants to ban illegal immigrants

SUMMERVILLE, S.C.  — A town councilman in South Carolina doesn't want any illegal immigrants working in his city. Or living there either.

07/13/10 - 8:40am
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