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Georgia man drowns in pond

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. -- An unidentified man drowned in south Bryan County Wednesday afternoon, according to Sheriff Clyde Smith.  The man, identified only as a resident of Pooler, Ga., accidentally drove the skid-steer loader he was operating into a pond adjacent to Ga. 144 just so...

05/27/10 - 5:59am

Elderly Ga. woman's house fire-bombed

WINDER, Ga. -- Investigators are tracking down several leads in the firebombing of an elderly woman's house near downtown Winder early Monday morning, police said.  The 82-year-old woman was asleep in her home on Elm Street when someone threw a Molotov cocktail at her house about 2 a.m., settin...

05/27/10 - 5:53am

Ex-Ga. principal charged with embezzling

ATHENS, Ga. -- A federal grand jury has charged a former principal with embezzling thousands of dollars from Winterville Elementary School more than four years ago

05/27/10 - 5:50am

Drinking on SC campuses discussed

CLEMSON, S.C. - College administrators and student affairs professionals from across South Carolina are gathering to discuss excessive student drinking. The two-day conference at Clemson University gets under way today. Organizers say administrators and staff from two dozen schools are expected...

05/27/10 - 5:32am

Comment sought on 2 SC nuclear reactors

JENKINSVILLE, S.C.  - Federal nuclear power regulators want the public to weigh in on a preliminary report they say shows there are no environmental concerns that would keep two new nuclear reactors from being built in South Carolina. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Army Cor...

05/27/10 - 5:29am

Augusta jobless rate improves

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Augusta declined to 8.5 percent in April, down seven-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in March....

05/27/10 - 5:24am

Ex- DeKalb school chief indicted

DECATUR, Ga. -- An indictment charges former DeKalb County Superintendent Crawford Lewis and two others with racketeering and bribery.

05/26/10 - 8:04pm

Perdue announces Augustan on board

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced today the executive appointment to the state Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission of  Dr. Andrew C. Dennison, of Augusta. Dennison is the medical director of brain injury rehabilitation at Walton Rehabilitation Health Sys...

05/26/10 - 5:11pm

TV's Art Linkletter dies

LOS ANGELES -  Art Linkletter, whose House Party show entertained millions of TV viewers in the 1950s and '60s died today at 97.

05/26/10 - 5:00pm

Cheney endorses Barrett in SC governor race

COLUMBIA  — Former Vice President Dick Cheney has endorsed U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett in the race for governor.

07/10/10 - 2:03am
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