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Ga. tax collecting up 5.7 percent in Sept.

ATLANTA -- The volume of taxes collected by the state rose in September by 5.7 percent compared to the same month last year, according to figures released by Gov. Sonny Perdue's office today.

10/07/10 - 10:03pm

1 dead, 4 injured in 5-vehicle wreck on I-26

COLUMBIA — South Carolina troopers say one person is dead and four more injured after three tractor-trailers, a car and a minivan collided on Interstate 26 in Calhoun County.

10/07/10 - 2:49pm

Democrat Irvin shows up at GOP event

ATLANTA — Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin surprised some Democrats when he attended a fundraiser last month for the Republican who wants his post.

10/07/10 - 2:59pm

Grovetown man found guilty of federal child porn charges

A federal jury has returned a guilty verdict against Morgan Chase Woods, 25, of Grovetown, on numerous child pornography charges.

10/07/10 - 12:03pm

S.C. Democratic candidates to speak at Aiken fish fry

The Aiken County Democratic Party's eighth annual fish fry will feature candidates up for state offices. Speakers include Frank Holleman, state Education Superintendent candidate, and Marjorie Johnson, Secretary of State candidate. The 6 p.m. event will be held at the Aiken Electric Cooperative Comm...

10/07/10 - 12:00pm

Aiken board deems county complex historic

The Aiken County Complex has been deemed historic by a 5-1 vote from the Aiken City Design Review Board on Wednesday, according to city of Aiken officials....

10/07/10 - 11:55am

Con woman leaves jail, scams Athens area churches

WINDER, Ga. -- A woman who had just gotten out of jail for a Toys for Tots scam was  behind bars less than a week later, accused of conning at least three churches.

10/07/10 - 11:47am

Georgia church van crash survivor recalls wreck

DOTHAN, Ala. — A survivor of a church van crash that killed four people and injured 15 others says he was lying on the ground in pain and unable to see after the wreck.

10/07/10 - 11:36am

1 killed in north Georgia house explosion

ELLIJAY, Ga. — Officials say one person is dead after a house explosion in Gilmer County.

10/07/10 - 11:29am

Aiken officers seek drug dealer shot during home invasion

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is seeking an Aiken drug dealer who has refused to cooperate in the investigation of his home invasion. Jonathan Lincoln, 27, of the 100 block of Watkins Lane, was at home playing video games about 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning with a friend when they he...

10/07/10 - 11:37am
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