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Theft suspect arrested after biting employee

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A shoplifting suspect was arrested Monday after she bit an employee, police said. Deborah Samuels, 56, of the 1600 block of Apple Valley Drive, Augusta, was charged with shoplifting under $1,000 and simple assault and battery, according to a North Augusta Department of Pub...

03/31/10 - 2:49pm

Sanford OKs unemployment agency overhaul

COLUMBIA  - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford signed into law today an overhaul of the troubled Employment Security Commission that puts the troubled unemployment benefits operation in his Cabinet and clamps down on some abuses auditors have cited.

03/30/10 - 1:29pm

Martinez man can't appeal Louisiana sentence

THIBODAUX, La. - A state district judge has rejected a Columbia County, Ga., man's request to appeal his 60-year sentence for shooting two Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies at a traffic stop in December 2006. Judge John LeBlanc ruled that since 22-year-old Robert Power, of Martinez, accepted the s...

03/30/10 - 1:23pm

Legislative leaders keep transportation tax alive in conference committee

ATLANTA -- A transportation sales tax could still pass during the 10 days remaining in this year's legislative session, senior Senate leaders said today.

03/30/10 - 2:21pm

Legislative leaders keep transportation tax alive in conference committee

ATLANTA -- A transportation sales tax could still pass during the 10 days remaining in this year's legislative session, senior Senate leaders said today.

03/30/10 - 11:03am

Legislative leaders keep transportation tax alive in conference committee

ATLANTA -- A transportation sales tax could still pass during the 10 days remaining in this year's legislative session, senior Senate leaders said today.

03/30/10 - 11:03am

Republicans spent $1,946 at topless club

WASHINGTON  - The Republican National Committee spent $1,946 last month at a sex-themed Hollywood club that features topless dancers and bondage outfits.

03/31/10 - 3:04pm

Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz sentenced to 21 months in federal prison

SAVANNAH -- Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz was sentenced Monday to 21 months in federal prison and fined $25,000 for his conviction on obstruction of an investigation into his mishandling of pension and retirement accounts.

03/30/10 - 6:05am

Missing Gracewood patient being sought

A 43-year-old mentally disabled man has been missing from Gracewood State Hospital since early this morning.

03/29/10 - 11:07pm

Woman sues Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes

ORLANDO, Fla.  - A Florida woman is suing Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Santonio Holmes, saying the one-time Super Bowl MVP hit her in the face with a glass.

03/29/10 - 10:02pm
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