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Ga. Chamber of Commerce names new president

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced today that the state's current commissioner of natural resources is taking over as the chamber's new president next month.

09/17/10 - 4:54pm

Torre to retire as Dodgers manager

NEW YORK — A team official speaking on condition of anonymity tells The Associated Press that Joe Torre intends to retire as Los Angeles Dodgers manager at the end of the season.

09/17/10 - 5:36pm

Victory Baptist students evacuated

Students at Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta were evacuated around 9:30 a.m. after school administrators noticed smoke coming through the vents, according to North Augusta Public Safety Lt. Tim Pearson. No fires resulted. Pearson said it appears the smoke came from an air-conditioning unit. F...

09/17/10 - 5:38pm

More blasting in Columbia County

American Explosives will conduct blasting near the intersection of William Few Parkway and Lewiston Road at approximately 1 p.m. today , Columbia County emergency officials announce.

09/17/10 - 12:37pm

Florida couple giving USC $30 millon

COLUMBIA — A Florida couple is giving $30 million to the University of South Carolina's pharmacy program, money the school hopes will provide pharmacy students with business skills.

09/17/10 - 5:41pm

Ex-official accused of stealing from UGA institute

ATHENS, Ga. — University of Georgia police say a longtime business manager for the university's Carl Vinson Institute of Government stole more than $200,000 from the school over a period of years.

09/17/10 - 6:01pm

Athens doctor arrested on rape charge

  ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens urologist is being held at the Clarke County jail after surrendering to authorities on charges of sexual battery and rape. Athens-Clarke County Police Capt. Clarence Holeman said today the allegations against 48-year-old Dr. Mark Adams stem from a complaint made by a ...

09/17/10 - 4:57pm

Georgia capital cases in Supreme Court's crosshairs

ATLANTA — The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding later this month whether it wants to get involved in a Georgia death penalty case that involves a murder suspect who says he was in jail for two years without an attorney.

09/17/10 - 6:00pm

Norcross worker crushed to death

NORCROSS, Ga. — Gwinnett County officials say a man was crushed to death by machinery at a plant near Norcross.

09/17/10 - 10:19am

UGA vet school could expand soon

ATHENS, Ga. — A University of Georgia official says construction could begin a year from now on a $113 million Veterinary Medicine Learning Center.

09/17/10 - 9:10am
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