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IRS hits Ga. congressman with lien

CALHOUN, Ga. — The Internal Revenue Service has filed a lien for $,1498 against a company owned by state Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers and U.S. Rep. Tom Graves.

12/17/10 - 3:38pm

Federal court debates Ga. nepotism law

ATLANTA — A federal appeals court is considering a challenge to a Georgia law that bans the immediate family of superintendents, principals and other school administrators from running for election to a local school board.

12/17/10 - 1:55pm

Man dead after Burke accident

Burke County authorities were called to a fatal car accident early this morning.

12/17/10 - 1:25pm

Children removed after meth arrests

Three children, ages 2 to 5, were removed from an active drug house Monday afternoon, according to Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell.

12/17/10 - 12:40pm

Augusta child advocacy center wins charity contest

An Augusta-based child advocacy center won a fundraising contest sponsored by Georgia's college savings plan.

12/17/10 - 2:08pm

Vandals spray-paint 'KKK' on car

An Augusta man told sheriff's deputies he was alarmed to find “KKK” spray-painted on his vehicle this morning.

12/17/10 - 9:54pm

Clayton chairman's car hit near checkpoint

RIVERDALE, Ga. — Clayton County police say County Commission Chairman Eldrin Bell is recovering from injuries received when his car was struck from behind near a checkpoint police had set up to catch drunken drivers.

12/17/10 - 10:36am

Construction blasting may be heard

Columbia County residents might hear the booms from construction blasting today.

12/17/10 - 10:32am

Coroner called to Walmart parking lot

A woman who was depressed over her living conditions and employment is believed to have committed suicide in the parking lot of the Walmart in Grovetown.

12/18/10 - 11:00am

Brunswick jury deadlocks on child death case

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Daryl Keon Jones went home Thursday acquitted of one murder charge but facing possible retrial on a second murder count and a felony child abuse charge.


12/17/10 - 2:07pm
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