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Ga. public employee charged with growing marijuana

LEXINGTON, Ga. -- An Oglethorpe County government worker and five other people face charges as part of a monthlong investigation into a marijuana-growing operation.

09/02/10 - 6:28am

Pepper spray empties Athens classroom

ATHENS, Ga. -- A 14-year-old Coile Middle school student was arrested after he set off a bottle of pepper spray in his math class, according to Athens-Clarke police.

09/02/10 - 6:24am

Disbarred lawyer Eichholz loses sentence appeal

SAVANNAH -- A federal appeals court has affirmed disbarred Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz's 21-month federal prison sentence for obstructing a federal investigation into mishandling of pension and retirement funds in his law firm.

09/02/10 - 6:20am

No grand jury probe of Deal, lawyer says

No federal grand jury is investigating former congressman Nathan Deal, the lawyer for the Republican governor candidate said Wednesday

09/02/10 - 6:16am

Let 18-year-old soldiers drink on post, Ga. congressman says

If 18 is old enough to lift a weapon in defense of your country, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston says, it's old enough to lift a cold beer on base.

09/02/10 - 6:05am

Jury convicts Georgia man in slaying of ex-DA

JESUP, Ga.   - A jury convicted a southeast Georgia man of malice murder Wednesday for the slaying of a 74-year-old district attorney found brutally beaten on the floor of his law office in 2007.

09/01/10 - 9:25pm

Soldier found dead at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART, Ga. - Investigators at Fort Stewart are trying to determine what caused the death of a military policeman whose body was found on the Army post.

09/01/10 - 9:22pm

Doraville police captain resigns

DORAVILLE, Ga.  - A Doraville police captain who was suspended pending the outcome of an internal investigation has resigned.

09/01/10 - 9:18pm

Poll: Obama a huge drag on Roy Barnes

ATLANTA -- A poll released this afternoon shows that President Barack Obama is a huge liability for former Gov. Roy Barnes as the Democrat tries to regain the post he lost nearly eight years ago.


09/01/10 - 9:28pm

SC Green Party candidate protests Thurmond name

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's Green Party gubernatorial candidate is protesting that a federal building is named for the late Sen. Strom Thurmond.

09/01/10 - 5:02pm
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