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Jim DeMint wins 2nd US Senate term

COLUMBIA — U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint will return to Washington for a second term after an easy election that saw his national status rise as a kingmaker for the tea party movement and an unlikely challenge from an oddball opponent.

11/02/10 - 10:34pm

Coach Richt says Grantham not proud of gesture

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia coach Mark Richt said Tuesday assistant Todd Grantham was caught up in the emotions of an overtime game when he gave a choke sign to Florida kicker Chas Henry.

11/02/10 - 8:10pm

Atlanta Police arrest rapper after traffic stop

ATLANTA — Authorities say a police officer used pepper spray on rapper Gucci Mane after he resisted arrest during a traffic stop.

11/02/10 - 8:07pm

2 of 3 SC voters say economy is biggest issue

COLUMBIA — Two out of three South Carolina voters say the economy is the most important issue in the election, according to preliminary results of exit polls at precincts.

11/02/10 - 7:58pm

Atlanta Braves make roster cuts, keeps

ATLANTA  — The Braves exercised their 2011 options on infielders Alex Gonzalez and Omar Infante and reached a one-year deal  with right-hander Scott Proctor. The team dropped Rick Ankiel and right-hander Kyle Farnsworth.

11/02/10 - 7:34pm

Election day story told over social media

We asked the community to give feedback on voting day using the hashtag #AUGVote to populate a map at with us about election day at the polls. See what story Twitter and Crowdmap told on election day.

11/02/10 - 7:45pm

2 Augusta men arrested, third sought in Monday shooting

 Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting Monday afternoon on the 2800 block of Ptarmigan Drive.

11/02/10 - 6:24pm

Republicans poised for Ga. sweep

ATLANTA -- Georgia could become a one-party state again once all the votes and recounts are completed, if the pre-election polls are correct in predicting Republicans winning every statewide race.

11/04/10 - 5:48pm

Suspicious envelope reported in Savannah Corps of Engineers office

SAVANNAH, Ga. --The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Bomb Squad and the Savannah Fire & Emergency Services Hazmat personnel responded today to a call regarding a suspicious envelope at the Corp of Engineers building, according to department officials.

11/02/10 - 5:59pm

Precincts across SC report heavy voter turnout

COLUMBIA — Precincts across South Carolina are seeing heavy voter turnout for the midterm elections.

11/02/10 - 5:47pm
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