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Mercer University hopes to be tagged by Guinness

The private Macon college hopes to be confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the world's largest game of tag after 481 played this weekend.


08/24/10 - 5:25am

Endangered darter fish found in north Georgia river

ROME, Ga.  - The discovery of two threatened species of fish in a north Georgia river has raised hopes for their survival.

08/24/10 - 5:22am

Extradition costs worry police

ATLANTA  - Authorities in Michigan were jubilant when Atlanta police arrested a suspect in a spate of serial stabbings. They weren't so thrilled about picking up the tab to get him back.

08/24/10 - 5:06am

6-year-old's death is ruled accidental

The death of 6-year-old Sydney Stanley, of Evans, has been ruled accidental, according to Columbia County Deputy Coroner Bonnie Holloway.

08/24/10 - 7:18am

One Supreme Court candidate is campaigning against federal government

ATLANTA -- One of the three candidates for Georgia Supreme Court justice is campaigning with a series of online videos critical of the federal government.

08/23/10 - 5:58pm

School copes with first-grader death

School psychologists gathered at Riverside Elementary today to comfort staff and pupils after the weekend death of a first-grader.

08/23/10 - 5:41pm

More tests done for bad Augusta water

Officials have widened scrutiny of water quality in areas identified in a Chronicle analysis as having elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria.

09/13/10 - 9:31pm

Tax-reform panel meets here

ATLANTA -- Augusta will be the site of the first public hearing in the field for a special commission looking to overhaul the state’s taxes. Savannah will be the second stop the next evening.

08/23/10 - 4:13pm

Ga. panel looks at campaign transfers

ATLANTA -- State Ethics Commission Executive Secretary Stacey Kalberman said today the commission has not formally rescinded its rule limiting transfers of money from one campaign to another.

08/23/10 - 3:20pm

Profile to be released in Aiken slaying

AIKEN -- After two years of no named suspects in the murder of a Kennedy Middle School teacher, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division will release a criminal profile of the suspect on Wednesday.

08/23/10 - 2:16pm
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