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Police: Drunk wrong-way driver causes Ga. crash

DECATUR, Ga. - Charges are planned against a man who police say was drunk and caused a fatal crash while driving the wrong way on Interstate 85. DeKalb Police spokesman Officer Jason Gagnon said a green BMW being driven by 26-year-old Manuel Rivera began going north while in the southbound lane arou...

04/26/10 - 4:43am

2 Fort Benning soldiers killed in Afghanistan

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Two soldiers who were stationed at Fort Benning have been killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Sunday that Sgt. Ronald A. Kubik of Brielle, N.J., and 25-year-old Sgt. Jason A. Santora of Farmingville, N.Y., died Friday in the Logar province from wounds sustained...

04/26/10 - 4:39am

Latest: Georgia candidates qualify

ATLANTA -- Augusta legislators began signing up to qualify as candidates for re-election today at the Capitol.

04/26/10 - 3:35pm

Darien, Ga., goes on minus mayor, 2 council members

DARIEN, Ga. -- Darien is down to two council members after two others and the city's mayor resigned this week to seek other elected offices. But a Darien official says that won't disrupt city business.

04/26/10 - 4:33am

Collection agency goes after unpaid south Ga. student lunch bills

The Brantley County school board is turning to a collection agency to help recoup unpaid student lunch bills, which administrators estimate total $16,000 to $18,000 on any given day.

04/26/10 - 4:26am

Busy final week looms for Georgia lawmakers

ATLANTA - This week promises to be a busy one for lawmakers even though they only have two legislative days remaining and most major bills have passed.

04/26/10 - 4:21am

Aiken County fire forces evacuation

AIKEN - A fire today that caused damage to two homes and a business in Eureka took crews about four hours to contain. The fire started about 2:40 p.m. in an area where pallets were stored at B&T Janitorial on Camberly Court, off Lake Shore Drive and South Carolina Highway 19, according to the Ai...

05/28/10 - 11:33pm

Stabbing reported at car wash

A man was stabbed at a car wash today in a dispute between two employees, deputies say.The fight broke out about 11:30 a.m. at Evan's Car Care on Deans Bridge Road because the victim was washing more cars than his attacker, Randy Berrian, a report says. Berrian reportedly pulled out a knife and stab...

04/23/10 - 9:11pm

Building on fire in Aiken

AIKEN -- A fire has destroyed a building off U.S. Highway 19, according to Aiken County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Dave Myers. Myers said the sheriff's office and Aiken Public Safety are assisting the Eureka Fire Department with a fire at B&T Janitorial on Camberly Court. He said visibility...

05/28/10 - 11:33pm

Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Martinez

A Grovetown woman was taken to the hospital today after being struck by an SUV in the parking lot of the Kroger on Columbia Road Ruth Hitt, 85, of the 5800 block of Harlem-Grovetown Road, was walking in the parking lot at about 2 p.m. when the driver of a Jeep Liberty backed out of a parking sp...

04/23/10 - 2:54pm
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