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Athens inmate claims wife got phony divorce

ATHENS, Ga. -- Athens-Clarke police are investigating a prisoner's claim that his wife forged his signature on a divorce decree and that she is seeing another prisoner at the Clarke County Jail.

08/26/10 - 8:21am

Bulldogs fans can text for help at games

ATHENS, Ga. -- Football fans who need assistance in Sanford Stadium this season will be able to send text messages to a central command post during games this season.

08/26/10 - 5:08am

Augusta jobless rate up slightly

The Augusta metro area’s unemployment rose slightly in July as more people re-entered the labor force and searched for jobs, according to numbers released today.


08/26/10 - 10:07am

Mother, 2 sons killed in SC house fire

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Authorities say a South Carolina mother died in a fire trying to save one of her twin sons after bringing the other out of the burning home.

08/25/10 - 4:47pm

Ammonia leak reported at Georgia poultry plant

ROCKMART, Ga. — Authorities say an ammonia leak at a west Georgia poultry plant sent 23 employees to the hospital.

08/25/10 - 2:28pm

Man in custody after North Augusta fight

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A North Augusta man was taken into custody after police said he produced a gun during a fight outside an apartment building at the 100 block of Chalet North Court, according to Sgt. Tim Thornton, of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

08/25/10 - 12:52pm

DNR board told Athens chemical spill is monitored

ATLANTA -- Environmental regulators offered assurances to the Board of Natural Resources during its two-day meeting this week that officials are actively watching the cleanup of a July chemical spill in Athens that killed 15,000 fish in a nearby creek.

08/25/10 - 12:30pm

Gwinnett inmate tried to hire hit man, police say

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A Gwinnett County man already in jail for child molestation faces new charges after authorities say he tried to hire someone to kill his family.

08/25/10 - 12:27pm

Georgia hiker missing in Denali National Park

DENALI PARK, Alaska — A search is under way at Alaska's Denali National Park for a missing day hiker.

08/25/10 - 12:25pm

Interview:Tiger Woods' ex-wife went 'through hell'

WINDERMERE, Fla.  — Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren said she has "been through hell" since her husband's infidelity surfaced but she never hit him, according to an interview released today.

08/25/10 - 11:26am
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