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JB Powell picks up endorsement

ATLANTA -- In a move that hasn't happened in a decade, an unsuccessful primary candidate has endorsed the nominee of a different party.

09/16/10 - 4:35pm

Man who bought Green jersey a drug suspect

ATLANTA — The former player linked to the suspension of Georgia receiver A.J. Green faces a felony drug charge from an arrest during a traffic stop in Georgia last year.

09/16/10 - 2:17pm

Barnes, Deal go head-to-head over education

ATLANTA — Political rivals Roy Barnes and Nathan Deal clashed over key education issues from school vouchers to funding cuts during a forum sponsored by a teachers' group today.

09/16/10 - 4:05pm

Spartanburg man beats would-be robber with mop

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A would-be robber made a clean getaway from a Spartanburg home, but only after the owner beat him with a Swiffer WetJet mop.

09/16/10 - 2:03pm

Man linked to woman's beating

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has 21-year-old Derrick Maurice Thomas in custody after the beating of his girlfriend, according to a news release.

09/16/10 - 3:30pm

Sloans gets life sentence for murder

Levaughn Sloans was given a life sentence this morning after a jury convicted him on murder charges for shooting Antonio President in 2008.

09/16/10 - 4:30pm

Sign warns apartment residents of housekeeper

High Point Apartment residents found an unusual sign placed on the property at the 500 block of Richmond Hill Road on Wednesday, according to an incident report.

09/16/10 - 1:50pm

Investigators seek tire thieves

Authorities are searching for two men who stole about $7,000 worth of tires and assaulted a man, according to Richmond County sheriff's Investigator Alton Creech.

09/16/10 - 12:56pm

Hotels to get $2 more from fed workers

Starting Oct. 1, federal government employees will be allotted $2 more to spend on their hotel stays in Augusta, which is good news for the city, said Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.

09/16/10 - 12:57pm

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 - 8:24am
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