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50 test positive for TB exposure at Ga. school

LILBURN, Ga.  - Officials say 50 students and faculty members at Lilburn Middle School have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis during a screening. The testing was performed by the East Metro Health District last week after two cases of the disease were reported among sixth graders. Pr...

03/24/10 - 8:04am

Atlanta in top 10 metro areas, Census says

ATLANTA  - New Census Bureau numbers have bumped the Atlanta region into the top 10 list of metropolitan areas by population. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that 2009 Census numbers put the Atlanta metro area's population at more than 5.4 million, an increase of more than 1....

03/24/10 - 5:42am

SC domestic-violence bills face hurdles

COLUMBIA -- Out of a dozen bills that address domestic violence pending in the S.C. General Assembly, advocates pointed to two today that have the best chances of passage.Criminal Domestic Violence Study Committee members, Sens. Larry Martin, R-Pickens, and Gerald Malloy, D-Darlington, and Rep....

03/24/10 - 9:05am

Amendment to boot Ga. tax cheats from office bogs down in committee

ATLANTA -- Ejecting elected officials from office for failing to pay their taxes may be popular, but the details are too complicated to win passage this year.


03/23/10 - 9:18pm

Police make third arrest in 1975 slaying

Richmond County sheriff's investigators have arrested a third suspect in the 1975 murder of Bronzi Leon Peppers.

06/28/14 - 11:52pm

Ex-SC first lady continues egg hunt

COLUMBIA - Former South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford hosted the annual First Lady's Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds of the Governor's Mansion.

03/23/10 - 5:26pm

Longtime SC lawmaker retiring

COLUMBIA - The longest-serving Republican woman in the South Carolina Legislature said today she's retiring to be a full-time grandma. Rep. Annette Young of Summerville announced she will not run this year for a 10th term. The 57-year-old House member said she wants to devote more time to her 6...

03/23/10 - 5:15pm

Ga. tax bill clears panel with hospital blessing

ATLANTA - The controversial hospital tax proposal has cleared a crucial committee after House and Senate leaders brokered an 11th-hour deal with state hospital groups.

03/23/10 - 5:12pm

Richmond gets state loan for sewer lines

Richmond County was awarded a $23. 5 million low-interest loan today that will finance the extension of sewer lines.

03/23/10 - 4:03pm

Woman robbed of purse in parking lot

A 60-year-old woman was robbed of her purse in the parking lot of Kroger on 15th Street Monday night. The victim said she was getting into her car at about 10:35 p.m. when a man in the adjacent parking spot got out of his car and pushed her into her vehicle, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's ...

03/24/10 - 8:51am
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