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Man arrested in stabbing death

Samuel Leroy Steplight, 54, was arrested today and charged with murdering a woman in Cherry Tree Crossing.

11/06/10 - 4:09pm

Shepeard needs O-negative blood donations

The Shepeard Community Blood Center is seeking at least 24  O-Negative blood donations for the next several days for a critically ill patient in Augusta, according to a news release.

11/06/10 - 12:40pm

Body found in Atlanta garbage truck

ATLANTA - Fulton County authorities are trying to determine the identity of a body found in a garbage truck at a trash transfer facility.

11/06/10 - 11:48am

Ga. lawmaker's wife accused of hindering murder trial

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The GBI is investigating the wife of state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, on allegations she tried to undermine a murder trial by helping a key state witness leave the state.

11/06/10 - 7:15pm

Republicans trim Lt. Gov. Cagle's powers

MACON, Ga. -- Following a heated day of closed-door meetings in downtown Macon, Georgia's Senate Republican leaders decided Friday to strip some of newly re-elected Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's powers in the Senate.

Chamber leaders are calling it a new "power-sharing agreement."

11/06/10 - 7:29pm

SC museum showing living history, vintage vehicles

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - In advance of the official Veterans Day observance, a Charleston museum is putting some vintage military vehicles on display. The South Carolina Military Vehicle Preservation Club is showing 15 vehicles, including World War II-era Jeeps, troop trucks and half-track vehicles at...

11/06/10 - 12:00pm

What's killing Jacksonville's dolphins?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A rash of bottlenose dolphin deaths in the St. Johns River is sparking new scientific investigation in a waterway already troubled this year by ecological mishaps.

11/06/10 - 8:34am

Georgia lawmaker Keen quits to become consultant

ATLANTA - Jerry Keen, the retiring majority leader of the Georgia House, is resigning his legislative seat immediately to become senior consultant for strategic development in the governmental affairs diversion of Troutman Sanders.

11/06/10 - 8:35am

Ghost-hunting class checks out SC's Upstate

ANDERSON, S.C. -- The group, which calls itself GhostPRO, has about half a dozen members from around the Upstate who have brought science, compassion and a sincere belief in the paranormal to dozens of investigations.

11/06/10 - 8:17am

Nuclear drill to be held at Georgia submarine base

ST. MARYS, Ga. --  As many as 1,800 military and civilian personnel from across the nation will participate in a simulated nuclear weapon incident at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base beginning today.

11/06/10 - 7:42am
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