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North Augusta dispatcher honored

Tony Kirkland, a dispatcher with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, was cited Tuesday afternoon for excellence in his work, receiving the Bob Wylds Sr. Beacon Award.

12/08/10 - 5:37pm

Phoney Ga. congressman arrested in DC

WASHINGTON — A man who claimed to be Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston, of Savannah, was charged with unlawful possession of a congressional pin, a symbol that allows members to bypass Capitol security.

12/08/10 - 6:42pm

Police OK'd killing dogs, wife of Burke suspect says

A Jefferson County man charged in the dumping of a truckload of dead dogs along a rural road last week remains in the Burke County Jail under a $39,000 bond.

12/08/10 - 4:09pm

Richmond schools offer more open houses

The Richmond County School System's Alternative Education Program will hold an open house from 6 toi 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 to celebrate students' successes, the district announced.

12/14/10 - 12:27pm

Parrot comments reveal crime to police

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — Police say a parrot's comments led to charges in a 98-year-old woman's death.


12/08/10 - 6:25pm

More police to patrol Atlanta MARTA

ATLANTA — Metro Atlanta's public transit system is teaming up with police to increase security around a station downtown.

12/08/10 - 10:41am

Break-ins plague north Georgia justice center

CARNESVILLE, Ga. -- Investigators are reviewing other break-in cases as they continue to search for whoever stole cash and checks from the northeast Georgia's Franklin County Justice Center last week.

12/08/10 - 9:57am

Zaxby's won't press charges in UGA theft

ATHENS, Ga. -- Zaxby's corporate management has ruled no harm, no fowl in the case of the pilfered 12-foot inflatable chicken.

12/08/10 - 9:43am

SC man admits hacking wife to death

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A Greenville County man charged with hacking his wife to death with a meat cleaver and leaving their 6-year-old son alone with the body has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and child neglect

12/08/10 - 9:29am

SC State University gets reaccreditation

ORANGEBURG, S.C. — South Carolina State University has been reaccredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for another 10 years.

12/08/10 - 9:27am
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