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3 relatives of SC sheriff arrested in drug bust

Relatives of Abbeville County Sheriff Charles Goodwin are in jail following a drug sweep that brought in more than 30 people in the Upstate.

11/18/10 - 9:29pm

2 students expelled for separate incidents

Three students were punished -- one after being criminally charged, one for intending to sell drugs and one for taking a pellet gun to school -- according to Richmond County tribunal findings made public Thursday.

11/18/10 - 5:59pm

Army sergeant sold equipment online

ATLANTA  - An Army sergeant was sentenced to 15 months in prison for stealing thousands of dollars of U.S. Army property and reselling it on the eBay Internet site.

11/18/10 - 5:51pm

Judge weighs Sandersville power plant permit

ATLANTA (AP) - Attorneys for a coalition of environmentalists urged a state judge Thursday to reject an air permit allowing the construction of a coal-fired power plant near Sandersville, while the plant's developer said the permit was valid.

11/18/10 - 5:27pm

Ga. piano company admits smuggling ivory

ATLANTA - A Georgia piano importer has pleaded guilty to federal charges of illegally smuggling internationally protected elephant ivory into the U.S.

11/18/10 - 5:21pm

Iraq vet convicted in slaying of college student from Georgia

  OPELIKA, Ala.   - A former Army soldier who claimed to be mentally disturbed from his deployment in Iraq was convicted of capital murder today in the abduction and shooting death of an Auburn University student from Georgia.

11/18/10 - 4:46pm

Suspected beer thief apprehended

Authorities have identified the man responsible for a beer theft at a south Augusta gas station on Monday, according to a news release.

11/18/10 - 4:01pm

Aiken city manager search narrowed to three finalist

 AIKEN --- City council members will interview three finalists for city manager on Friday. Candidates include one current city employee and two South Carolinians who currently serve as city managers in smaller cities in the state. City Manager Roger LeDuc said the city council members opted&nbs...

11/18/10 - 3:12pm

Aiken County OKs purchase of Coca-Cola plant

 Aiken County's soon to be the proud new owners of the former Coca-Cola bottling plant on York Street. County council members approved an $810,000 contract on Tuesday to purchase the site as the new home of emergency services. The county was looking to move emergency services away from the new ...

11/18/10 - 1:57pm

Logistics company could create 15 jobs

A McDonough, Ga.,-based logistics company could create about 15 jobs in Augusta after purchasing a warehouse on Doug Barnard Parkway, officials said at a Thursday meeting of the Development Authority of Richmond County.

11/18/10 - 12:46pm
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