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Body found in Ga. Walmart parking lot

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A body found in a car in a Walmart parking lot in Douglas County has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for an autopsy while police try to identify the victim. Chief Chris Womack of the Douglasville Police Department says the car sat in a corner of the lot fo...

05/21/10 - 8:29am

Man arrested after North Augusta disturbance

NORTH AUGUSTA - Police arrested a man Thursday after witnesses said he caused a disturbance at a Martintown Road gas station. According to a Department of Public Safety incident report, Steven Chris Newman, 37, of North Augusta, was at the BP gas station, 421 W. Martintown Road about 6:30 ...

05/21/10 - 8:23am

Emory gets $1.8 million science grant

  ATLANTA - Emory University has received a $1.8 million grant to help support its science education programs. The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will support undergraduate research projects, a way to get students interested in science early in their college careers. It als...

05/21/10 - 6:42am

Who stole Stone Mountain church bell?

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - A Stone Mountain church is trying to figure out who made off with a 60-year-old, half-ton copper bell that was stolen from behind the church recently. Administrator James Simon says officials at Antioch A.M.E Church on South Hairston Road believe someone stole the bell in ...

05/21/10 - 6:40am

Who stole Stone Mountain church bell?

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - A Stone Mountain church is trying to figure out who made off with a 60-year-old, half-ton copper bell that was stolen from behind the church recently. Administrator James Simon says officials at Antioch A.M.E Church on South Hairston Road believe someone stole the bell in ...

05/21/10 - 6:40am

Stink bombs set off at south Augusta video store

Stink bombs were set off Thursday in the Celebrity Video store on the 3900 block of Old Waynesboro Road. The store owner told a deputy that two young men in their late teens came into the store shortly before noon and split up, one heading to the bathroom, the other to the back aisle. The owner hear...

05/21/10 - 5:48am

Ethics panel subpoenas Oxendine donors

ATLANTA - The state Ethics Commission has subpoenaed a pair of insurance companies under investigation for funneling money to John Oxendine's gubernatorial campaign. Stacey Kalberman, the ethics panel's executive secretary, said today the subpoenas were issued to State Mutual Insurance Company ...

05/20/10 - 6:35pm

Oconee jury convicts parents in child abuse case

WATKINSVILLE, Ga.  - An Oconee County jury convicted a woman and her boyfriend of child abuse for locking the woman's 12-year-old son in a closet.

05/21/10 - 10:02am

DOE working on waste tank cleanup

The U.S. Energy Department will create an independent technical review panel whose members will be asked to increase the effectiveness of nuclear waste tank cleanup programs at Savannah River Site, Hanford and Idaho National Laboratory. The panel, to be organized as a new subcommittee of the Environ...

05/20/10 - 6:23pm

Little chance of oil reaching Carolinas, experts say

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Chances are remote that oil from a leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico could make it to Carolina beaches.

05/20/10 - 6:13pm
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