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John Wayne had nothing on veteran Ed Jackson

Augusta native Ed Jackson, a man who his son said "made John Wayne look like nothing," died Wednesday - "slipping the surly bonds of Earth," in the phrasing of the famous poem read at his funeral.

09/11/10 - 10:31am

Support for lower military drinking age

ST. MARYS, Ga. - Proposed legislation to allow service members under 21 to drink beer and wine at base restaurants and clubs has strong support among military leaders, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., said Friday.

09/11/10 - 10:05am

GBI investigating Amtrak death

JESUP, Ga. -- The death of a Florida woman who disappeared from an Amtrak train passing through Wayne County had Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents interviewing her husband and tracking down their fellow passengers Friday.

 

09/11/10 - 9:59am

Ga. cell phone worker finds child porn

 WATKINSVILLE, Ga.  - An Oconee County man was jailed on child pornography charges after a clerk at a cell phone store noticed a photo of a naked child stored on his phone.

09/11/10 - 9:55am

Marine charged in Ga. bank robberies

A 20-year-old Marine from Hull has been arrested and charged with a pair of Athens area bank robberies.

09/11/10 - 9:49am

'X-Men' movie may film in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Producers of X-Men: First Class  are considering locations in Savannah, Tybee Island and Thunderbolt as they scout areas for the next installment of the action-film series.

09/11/10 - 9:44am

Hundreds march for gay rights in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga.. -- About 500 people marched in downtown Savannah Friday, changting slogans for equality in the community and across the nation for gay rights.

09/11/10 - 9:37am

SC gator hunters welcome season

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As many as 1,200 hunters are expected on South Carolina rivers and marshes as the state opens the month-long alligator hunting season.

09/11/10 - 9:27am

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
 
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