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Georgia stork watchers worry about endangered status

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Fredi Fenster enjoys venturing outdoors to spot wood storks in their natural habitat. Fenster has a favorite spot. "There's a place along the causeway to Jekyll Island past the Visitor's Center about half a mile. There's a pond there," Fenster said. "Occasionally I'll see them ...

10/02/10 - 3:06pm

SC coroners investigate deaths from medical errors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A new state law designed to notify families of those who die within 24 hours of hospital admittance and invasive surgery is increasing the call volume for some coroner's investigators....

10/02/10 - 9:19pm

SC Civil War document sells for $25,000 at auction

COLUMBIA - A copy of South Carolina's official withdrawal from the United States in 1860 sold at auction for $25,000, well above pre-sale estimates. The State of Columbia reported that one of the original 200 copies of the Ordinance of Secession was sold Thursday to an undisclosed bidder by...

10/02/10 - 9:18pm

U.S. leads, Europe has momentum

When play was called because of darkness, the U.S. had a 6-4 lead. But Europe was ahead in all six matches that got started late in the afternoon.

10/02/10 - 6:16pm

St. Simons beachside service held for south Georgia teen

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - The family of Diamine King, 14, tossed flowers and flower pedals into the water off St. Simons Island this morning near the spot where she disappeared last Saturday.

10/02/10 - 7:56am

Education Department reveals grant winners

The U.S. Department of Edu­ca­tion  on  Friday  announced several grant s  to agencies that affect the area : - $4.2 million to the  Univer­si­ty System of Georgia's Board of Regents  to improve access to higher education for low-income students - $777,5...

10/01/10 - 11:34pm

Funds will tackle high teen pregnancy rate

The Georgia Campaign for Ado­lescent Pregnancy Preven­tion announced Friday that it will receive $7.5 million in federal funding in the next five years to lead a  teenage pregnancy prevention initiative in  Richmond County. The goal is to  cut the county's teen pregnancy rate ...

10/01/10 - 11:32pm

Craig-Houghton will add arts instruction

The Gertrude Herbert Insti­tute of Art  will place an artist-in-residence at Craig-Hough­ton Elementary School. The institute  works with the Richmond County  school  system to identify  an elementary school that otherwise would not receive any visual arts instructio...

10/01/10 - 11:29pm

MCG Hospital closes main entrance Monday

Visitors to Medical College of Georgia Hospital might have to find a new way in starting Monday, at least for a couple of weeks.

10/01/10 - 6:51pm

3 get bond in Columbia County sex case

A Superior Court judge granted bond to three of four men charged in a Columbia County sexual misconduct case at a hearing this afternoon.

10/01/10 - 5:26pm
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