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Ga. bill requires conferences for failing students

ATLANTA - New legislation would mandate parent-teacher conferences when a student receives a failing grade on two consecutive report cards.

03/11/10 - 6:59am

Macon woman guilty in fire that killed 2 boys

MACON, Ga. - A woman who was facing the death penalty in the deaths of two boys who died in a Macon house fire has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and got concurrent life sentences.

03/11/10 - 7:06am

Court blocks Hustler from getting slain coed photos

A judge blocked the GBI today from releasing crime scene photos of slain hiker Meredith Emerson to Hustler magazine.

03/10/10 - 8:52pm

Augusta St. Patrick's events planned

St. Patrick's Day is March 17, and Augusta is set to celebrate with a parade downtown and festivities throughout the day at Augusta Common. The 33rd annual parade will begin at 2 p.m. at the James Brown Arena parking lot on Seventh Street, follow Telfair Street to 11th Street, then turn right on Bro...

03/10/10 - 8:46pm

Alzheimer's conference set Saturday at Ft. Gordon

Families and caregivers are invited to the 11th Annual Alzheimer's Education Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will be held at the Gordon Club in Building 18402, 19th St., Fort Gordon. Speakers include Dr. Larry Tune of Emory University who will give a research update and informat...

03/11/10 - 7:07am

Inmate charged after prison death

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The GBI has charged an inmate at Baldwin State Prison with killing a fellow inmate. Authorities say 30-year-old Carl Eric Merkerson was already serving a life sentence in Milledgeville for a murder in DeKalb County. Now GBI Special Agent Tom Davis says he's charged with mur...

03/10/10 - 8:36pm

Suspect sought in fatal Augusta car crash

James Brantley is wanted on a vehicular homicide charge.

05/28/10 - 9:55pm

Two indicted in 1975 Augusta slaying

Two men arrested in the 1975 fatal shooting of Bronzi Leon Peppers have been indicted on murder charges.

03/10/10 - 6:28pm

SC legislators OK fines for texting while driving

Carolina motorists would be fined $25 if they're caught sending or reading text messages while they drive under new legislation.

 

03/10/10 - 6:10pm

House resolution honors Ruffin

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a resolution honoring the late Augusta Judge John H. ''Jack'' Ruffin Jr.

 

03/10/10 - 6:03pm
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