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SC jury awards $14.5 million in company fire

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A South Carolina federal jury has awarded more than $14 million to a South Carolina printing company over a claim its insurance company refused to pay after a 2008 fire. Multiple media outlets report that a Greenville County jury Thursday found that The Hartford insuranc...

05/21/10 - 12:40pm

Barnes snags union endorsement

ATLANTA -- Former Gov. Roy Barnes scored a major endorsement Thursday -- the endorsement of the Georgia AFL-CIO

07/10/10 - 1:43am

Ex-boyfriend charged with kidnapping

Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday and charged him with kidnapping an ex-girlfriend's child in an attempt to see her. According to a police incident report, Nakecia Dillion said she discovered her 8-year-old son, Marcus Tate, missing and was told the child had left with&...

05/21/10 - 10:52am

Roommate argument leads to stabbing

Police say an argument between roommates on Augusta Avenue led to a stabbing early this morning. According to a sheriff's office incident report, Edward Ronnell McKellar, 50, twice stabbed Donald Dewayne Butler, 38, in the left side and cut his face about 12:30 a.m.  Officers too...

05/21/10 - 11:53am

SC jobless rate drops in April

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's unemployment rate has dropped for the third month in a row, going down more than half a point.

05/21/10 - 9:52am

Latest: Morning accident slowed traffic

  An accident about 8 a.m. today involving three cars and a tractor trailer slowed traffic on Mike Padgett Highway, according to Deputy Michael Pletcher, who gave this account: All vehicles were traveling south when the driver of a Camry, distracted by reaching for a cigarette, rear-ended the L...

05/21/10 - 2:18pm

SC county official faces drug charges

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - Another public official has been arrested in the same South Carolina county whose former sheriff is facing federal drug charges. Multiple media outlets report today that 39-year-old Lee County public works director John Muldrow has been arrested. He and his brother...

05/21/10 - 8:45am

Ga. fugitive recaptured while clothes shopping

CUMMING, Ga. - Forsyth County authorities say a man who escaped from the county jail is back in custody. Forsyth County sheriff Ted Paxton says 34-year-old Timothy Eric Gibson was captured Thursday afternoon while he was shopping for clothes at a Wal-Mart in Cumming. Paxton says a tip led offic...

05/21/10 - 8:40am

Body found in Ga. Walmart parking lot

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A body found in a car in a Walmart parking lot in Douglas County has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for an autopsy while police try to identify the victim. Chief Chris Womack of the Douglasville Police Department says the car sat in a corner of the lot fo...

05/21/10 - 8:29am

Man arrested after North Augusta disturbance

NORTH AUGUSTA - Police arrested a man Thursday after witnesses said he caused a disturbance at a Martintown Road gas station. According to a Department of Public Safety incident report, Steven Chris Newman, 37, of North Augusta, was at the BP gas station, 421 W. Martintown Road about 6:30 ...

05/21/10 - 8:23am
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