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Ga. man in California scam

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand jury has charged an Atlanta man named Michael Nelson on supsicion of impersonating a New York lawyer with the same name and ripping off two Bay Area residents. Federal prosecutors say the grand jury in San Francisco on Thursday indicted Michael Anthony Nelson on ...

04/02/10 - 2:10pm

Aiken traffic lights back to old pattern

AIKEN -- Aiken's downtown traffic lights are officially back to their original right-of-ways after the Department of Transportation and Aiken Public Safety received the OK Thursday to remove remaining signs that prohibited left turns in intersections. Public Safety officers said the final signs, whi...

04/02/10 - 2:00pm

2 arrested in Aiken County

 Aiken County Sheriff's officers arrested two Aiken men on multiple drug charges Thursday. Robert Nathaniel Huff, 46, and Andrew Brinson,68, of the 200 block of Hudson Drive, face charges that include distribution marijuana and distribution within a half-mile of a school. Mr. Huff also faces co...

05/29/10 - 12:34am

Klan going ahead with rally

The Ku Klux Klan will change locations for Saturday's rally, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

05/29/10 - 12:34am

Cobb teen gets life sentence for killing man who asked directions

Ga. teen sentenced in shooting of lost motorist ATLANTA - A Marietta teenager has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of shooting to death a lost motorist who had stopped to ask him directions. Avery Bryant, 19, was found guilty by a Fulton County jury Thursday on charges of felo...

04/04/10 - 3:31pm

Big Ga. Easter egg hunt ends after many years

HOMER, Ga. - A long-running community Easter egg hunt once billed as the world's largest won't be held this year.

04/02/10 - 1:46pm

FBI warns that letters to governors could stir violence

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford are among those receiving letters from an extremist group demanding they step down.


04/04/10 - 3:21pm

Police seek victims of Appling mail thefts

Columbia County police are looking for potential victims of a newspaper delivery carrier whom they suspect in mail thefts in the Appling area. Police arrested Matthew Shaffer, 27, of the 3800 block of Suan Drive in Appling, early this morning. He is charged with misdemeanor theft by taking, although...

04/02/10 - 10:12am

Former SC cop arrested

DARLINGTON, S.C. - A former South Carolina police officer has been arrested and charged with misconduct in office and petit larceny. The Morning News of Florence reported that former Darlington officer Farrell A. Bethea of McColl was arrested by the State Law Enforcement Division ...

04/02/10 - 9:04am

Commission recommends removing Ga. judge

MACON, Ga. - Georgia's Judicial Qualifications Commission has recommended that Twiggs County Probate Judge Kenneth E. Fowler should be removed from the bench.

04/02/10 - 8:56am
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