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Man passes out in Athens drive-thu

ATHENS, Ga. -- Employees at McDonald's, 475 U.S. Highway 29 North, called police about 3 a.m. Saturday because they were worried about a customer who passed out in the drive-thru lane and then in the parking lot, according to an Athens-Clarke police report. The man pulled up to the drive-thru and or...

05/03/10 - 4:17pm

1 pilot dies, 1 injured in SC helicopter crash

EASTOVER, S.C. - South Carolina authorities have confirmed one pilot has died and a second was hurt after a helicopter crash at a military base. Adjutant General Stanhope Spears said in a news release today that 1st Lt. Jonathan Shively Jr. was killed when the AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed du...

05/03/10 - 4:08pm

Greenbrier delays afternoon practice

Because heavy storms are expected in the area this afternoon, Greenbrier High School has postponed its spring football practice until 3:45 p.m. Tuesday on the Middle School Field.                            &nb...

05/03/10 - 2:44pm

SC expects 4,000 school job losses

COLUMBIA - The head of South Carolina's public schools says he expects nearly 4,000 education workers to lose their jobs by the upcoming school year.

05/03/10 - 1:47pm

ASU names Parks financial aid director

Cynthia Parks has been named Augusta State University's new director of financial aid, according to a release issued today. Parks assumes the role following the retirement of former director Wilene Holmes, who worked for more than 20 years at ASU. Parks has 13 years of financial aid experience and f...

05/03/10 - 12:22pm

Actress Lynn Redgrave dead at 67

NEW YORK - Lynn Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty,  has died.

05/03/10 - 12:08pm

No criminal charges for SC governor in ethics case

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's attorney general says he will not criminally prosecute Gov. Mark Sanford for travel and campaign reimbursements.

05/03/10 - 11:48am

MOX inspection finds 3 minor violations

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's most recent round of inspections at the U.S. Energy Department's mixed oxide fuel facility yielded three notices of violation for minor procedural infractions, according to a copy of the report made public today. Inspectors, who conducted extensive reviews at the ...

05/03/10 - 3:40pm

Counties criticized for charter school suit

ATLANTA -- Four school systems have already spent nearly $200,000 suing the state over a new charter-school law when they should be putting the money toward education, charges the Georgia Charter Schools Association. The association issued a statement this morning blasting the school districts ...

05/03/10 - 10:25am

Ga. Supreme Court rejects public-defender complaint

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously rejected today claims of two homeless Glynn County men who argued that inadequate funding of the state's public-defender system was keeping them from getting a fair trial. Bernard Henry Robinson and Ralph Woods Sr. are awaiting trial for the 2008...

05/03/10 - 9:27am
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