Vickie Tarleton won't be driving her 2001 Volvo to work today. She'll be rolling in the Mercedes C300 she received after winning Columbia County's 2010-11 Teacher of the Year award.
A mother accused of biting, punching, choking and whipping her daughter with a belt was arrested this morning on charges of first-degree child cruelty, jail records show.
COLUMBIA - Former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin pleaded not guilty Thursday to 47 new charges, including racketeering and money laundering, allegations prosecutors say represent more layers of a complex drug conspiracy case.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Two South Carolina Republican candidates chasing history promised Thursday to oppose the new federal health care law.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The rare Altamaha spinymussel, known for its spikes and scarcity, is being proposed for federal protection as an endangered species.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The FBI has arrested a Glynn County man on federal health care fraud charges, accusing him of trying to steal more than $100,000 from Medicare.
CARROLLTON, Ga. - The Carroll County school district is working to verify that its bus driver training program meets state standards following a deadly accident.
WAYNESBORO - Southern Nuclear's $14.5 billion plan to add two reactors to Plant Vogtle needs more study, environmentalists told the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission tonight.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say a former treasurer for a high school booster club stole as much as $15,000 from the group.
ATLANTA -- The volume of taxes collected by the state rose in September by 5.7 percent compared to the same month last year, according to figures released by Gov. Sonny Perdue's office today.
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