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Ga. Rep. Bishop awarded scholarships to family

WASHINGTON  - Georgia Congressman Sanford Bishop steered college scholarships to relatives and associates.

 

09/11/10 - 9:23am

Man in Ga. 'shoe string' murder convicted

ATLANTA  - A man who was accused of strangling a mentally disabled woman and attacking her mother in 1991 was linked to the crime years later using modernized DNA technology, has been sentenced to life in prison.

09/11/10 - 9:13am

SC education chief seeks teacher raises

COLUMBIA — Outgoing Education Superintendent Jim Rex says his final budget recommendation includes a cost-of-living raise for teachers.

09/10/10 - 5:38pm

Thurmond puts a little daylight between him and Obama

ATLANTA -- One day after a former Democratic president flew to Georgia to raise money for his campaign, Senate hopeful Mike Thurmond took one step away today from President Barack Obama.

09/10/10 - 5:19pm

University Hospital child center delays closure

Parents who use University Hospital’s Child Development Center will get a reprieve after University decided to delay its closing until the end of the school year.

09/10/10 - 11:08pm

Walton Way section open

The 3500 block of Walton Way has re-opened after the gas leak, officials say.

09/10/10 - 4:23pm

Texas mom pulls gun on 7th graders

SAN ANTONIO — A woman believed to be the mother of a Texas seventh-grade volleyball player pulled a gun on a rival team celebrating a lopsided win over her daughter's outmatched squad, officials said today.

09/10/10 - 3:59pm

Turbine problem shuts SC nuclear plant

HARTSVILLE, S.C. — A control problem with a turbine at a nuclear power plant in South Carolina has shut the reactor down until the issue can be fixed. It's the third shutdown this year.

09/10/10 - 1:09pm

Georgia might change sewage spill notification

A cost-cutting proposal by Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division could eliminate a requirement that the public be notified of “non-major” sewage spills from municipal wastewater programs.

09/10/10 - 12:24pm

Blasting heard in Columbia County

Hereford Farm Road residents might have heard or felt several large blasts or rumbles this morning between 9:30 and 9:45, Columbia County emergency officials say.

09/10/10 - 12:02pm
 
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