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Ga. church says pastor didn't engage in sexual conduct

DECATUR, Ga.  — The New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta has acknowledged that Bishop Eddie Long accompanied four young men on trips.

11/09/10 - 2:49pm

Ga. Democrat results to be discussed

ATLANTA -- Mike Thurmond, the vice chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia and unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate, announced today he will hold a press conference Thursday in Atlanta to give his views on why his party lost so many elections last week.

11/09/10 - 12:57pm

New owner for Martina's Flowers


Martina's Flowers and Gifts in Martinez has new ownership after being acquired by an Alpharetta, Ga.-based company with more than 20 locations across the U.S.

11/09/10 - 1:11pm

Columbia board expected to dicuss middle school sports cuts

Columbia County school board members expect to hear today a report on the viability of some middle school sports programs.

11/09/10 - 1:23pm

Early morning fire damages old house

House at 1861 Central Ave. that burned around 2:00 a.m. this morning.

11/09/10 - 11:33am

Mercury bill appears dead in Congress

A stalled bill that would phase out the use of mercury in the manufacture of chlorine products will likely die in Congress this year, but could be reintroduced in 2011.

11/09/10 - 1:51pm

SC's Clyburn loses support for Demo post

WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic House chairmen say Rep. Steny Hoyer should become the Democrats' second in command in the next Congress when Republicans regain control of the House.

11/09/10 - 1:57pm

Fourth investigation under way at SC State

CHARLESTON, S.C. — There is now a fourth investigation into finances at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.

11/09/10 - 10:09am

Subsidies sought for Georgia halls of fame in Macon

MACON, Ga. — A group seeking to keep the Georgia music and sports halls of fame in Macon wants the city and Bibb County to provide subsidies for the two halls.

11/09/10 - 9:59am

Tybee settles in cop Tasing lawsuit

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. -- Tybee Island has reached a settlement in a case involving the Tasing of an autistic teenager in May, according to the city's mayor.

11/09/10 - 7:27am
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