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Last chance for Ga. lawmakers

  ATLANTA - The 40-day legislative session that has lasted four months is finally ending today, but not before Georgia lawmakers wrestle with controversy and their constitutional responsibility - balancing the budget. While state legislators have addressed several major priorities this year, in...

04/29/10 - 5:52am

Body is missing Savannah student

SAVANNAH -- The family of Bryce Tarter says the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has told them the body found in a truck pulled from Hoover Creek on Tuesday is that of their son.

04/29/10 - 6:03am

Riverkeeper office close to reopening

  The office of Savannah Riverkeeper is closer to reopening after a weekend burglary in which equipment was stolen and the building vandalized.

04/28/10 - 4:20pm

A.R. Johnson students gets industry certification

 A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School's health care science students are now a part of an industry certified program.

04/28/10 - 3:48pm

4 sentenced in Atlanta sex trafficking

ATLANTA - Four people were sentenced today in federal court in Atlanta for participating in sex trafficking in an organization targeting young Mexican women. Juan Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 16 years, 8 months in prison; Raul Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 10 years in prison; Edison Wagner ...

04/28/10 - 3:37pm

Hit the trail

Mountain biking enthusiasts have a wealth of trails to explore in the Augusta area. They'll have plenty of company next week when the International Mountain Bike Association is set to stage its biannual summit in Augusta. We have an introduction to the support in Thursday's Applause.


04/28/10 - 4:24pm

Court rules against ex-deputy in beating

A woman who said she was beaten and pepper-sprayed unjustly by a former Richmond County sheriff's deputy in 2005 was awarded more than $100,000 in damages last month. After Charles McDowell, a former deputy, failed to appear in court to challenge the allegations in the lawsuit several times, th...

04/28/10 - 2:51pm

NRC panel delays Yucca deadline

LAS VEGAS  - A Nuclear Regulatory Commission panel has pushed back to June 30 the deadline to decide if a plan to build a national nuclear waste dump in Nevada should be shut down. The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board on Tuesday called a June 1 date set by the NRC "infeasible." The safety and ...

04/28/10 - 2:25pm

Mickelson explains doughnut drive-thru

 "My kids wanted doughnuts ... It was a little chilly, so I threw on a jacket and went through the drive-thru," Masters champ said Wednesday.

04/28/10 - 4:51pm

Augusta main library closes Friday

The main branch of Augusta-Richmond County Public Library will close at the end of business Friday in preparation for the June 25 grand opening of its new facility.Books checked out from the main branch won't be due until the new 823 Telfair St. facility opens June 25, but patrons may return books a...

04/28/10 - 1:42pm
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