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Thousands in SC walk to school to mark special day

COLUMBIA - Thousands of South Carolina students, educators and parents are ditching buses and cars to take part in International Walk to School Day.

10/06/10 - 6:38am

Georgia school systems probably can't afford longer school days

Budget constraints are eating into school calendars in Georgia at a time when laws like No Child Left Behind are pressing educators to meet tougher and tougher achievement standards.

10/06/10 - 6:31am

John Barrow to miss Sunday debate

Citing a "family commitment," Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow is skipping Sunday's televised debate with Republican Ray McKinney. 

10/06/10 - 6:25am

Obama sinks Roy Barnes, political experts say

ATLANTA -- The consensus among a panel of political experts assembled Tuesday night by the University of Georgia is that Roy Barnes will have a difficult time overcoming the anti-Obama tide in his quest to be elected governor this fall.

10/06/10 - 11:37am

Motorcycle wreck kills Augusta man, 38

A 38-year-old Augusta man was killed late Tuesday when his motorcycle  crashed in the 3400 block of Peach Orchard Road.


10/06/10 - 6:50am

Committee for Good Government announces vote

Here are the results of endorsement voting by members of the Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government:

10/06/10 - 2:20am

Girl hit by car in Ga. was fleeing dog

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Henry County police say a 14-year-old girl was reportedly trying to get away from an aggressive dog when she was hit by a car and killed in McDonough.

10/05/10 - 6:02pm

3 Ga. college students to get Obama scholarships

ATLANTA — Three Georgia college students will receive scholarships funded by the money President Barack Obama received for the Nobel Peace Prize.

10/05/10 - 6:00pm

Perry, Ga., couple indicted in starvation death of child

PERRY, Ga. — A Houston County couple is accused of starving their 2-year-old son to death and has been indicted by a Houston County grand jury.

10/05/10 - 5:57pm

Groups split Georgia endorsements

ATLANTA -- The Police Benevolent Association announced today it is giving its endorsement to two Republicans and two Democrats this year.

10/05/10 - 5:44pm
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