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5 arrested in Cobb Co. double murder

MARIETTA, Ga. - Three men and two women have been arrested in connection with a double homicide in Cobb County.

12/10/09 - 7:26am

Clarke mother, stepfather indicted in torture of boy

ATHENS, Ga. -- A Clarke County grand jury has charged a man and woman with 17 felonies for allegedly torturing the woman's son by locking him naked and handcuffed in a closet, shooting him with a pellet gun and subjecting him to other forms of abuse. Damita Devonna Peak, the victim's mother...

12/10/09 - 6:07am

More charges lodged against former youth director, teacher

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. – Effingham County sheriff’s deputies have filed additional charges against an Effingham County teacher and former youth director for the Catholic Diocese of Savannah. Julian Sheppard Heyman III, 52, of Springfield, was arrested Nov. 30 by Effingham County sheriff’s ...

12/10/09 - 6:01am

NAACP to hold forum for state Senate candidates

The four candidates competing for the state Senate District 22 seat will participate in a political forum Tuesday night. The Augusta NAACP Branch will sponsor the forum that will provide a platform for former House District 122 Rep. Hardie Davis, Jr. , former Solicitor Harold V. Jones, II , Democra...

12/09/09 - 9:47pm

Children can get a call from Santa

Parents have until Tuesday to sign their child up for a phone call from Ole Saint Nick. Santa’s Calling, a program sponsored by Harrison-Carver Park and Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, will take the names and numbers of children ages 8 and younger from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 ...

12/09/09 - 4:22pm

Morning fire leaves McDuffie County family homeless

DEARING, Ga. – A McDuffie County couple and their three children are homeless after fire swept through their mobile home during the midst of a severe thunderstorm Wednesday morning. Although everyone managed to escape unharmed, the family lost practically all of their personal belongings. The...

06/01/10 - 7:34pm

S.C. panel nixes Sanford impeachment, recommend rebuke

South Carolina lawmakers recommended a formal rebuke on Wednesday for Gov. Mark Sanford for his summertime tryst and travel, opting to censure the Republican after nixing an impeachment measure.

12/09/09 - 7:10pm

Ceremony highlights Fisher House groundbreaking

The facility will give families of rehabbing service members to stay.

12/09/09 - 6:08pm

McDuffie County family homeless after mobile home fire

DEARING, Ga. - A McDuffie County couple and their three children are homeless after fire swept through their mobile during the midst of a severe thunderstorm Wednesday morning.

06/01/10 - 7:34pm

Authorities identify third man wanted in May murder

Authorities have identified a third man wanted for the May 16 murder of Tremayne Marcus at a local motel. Joseph Ty’re “Tyrek” Downs is wanted for murder, aggravated assault and other gun charges, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office press release. The announcement ...

12/09/09 - 2:37pm
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