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UGA adding faculty

After three years of steady cutbacks, University of Georgia administrators hired more than 70 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members this fall, Provost Jere Morehead said Tuesday.

09/22/10 - 11:17am

Standoff ends in North Augusta

Officers with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety are continuing to investigate domestic violence allegations that led to a standoff situation late Tuesday night.

09/22/10 - 2:48am

Deal's financial woes recast Ga. Gov. race

ATLANTA - In a Republican-leaning state in what's shaping up as a Republican year, Nathan Deal was seen as a pretty sure bet to become Georgia's next governor.

09/21/10 - 6:00pm

Fla. appeals decision in tri-state water dispute

Florida is appealing a judge's decision that protects Georgia from demands that it release more water from a series of dams to protected threatened or endangered species downstream.

09/21/10 - 5:54pm

Ex-Spartanburg sheriff gets 90 days in prison

The former South Carolina sheriff who convinced Susan Smith to confess to her sons' deaths has been sentenced to 90 days in prison for lying to a federal officer.

09/21/10 - 4:58pm

AP Georgia high school football poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2010 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:...

09/21/10 - 4:46pm

Ga. public colleges report 501 undocumented students

ATLANTA -- Georgia's 35 public colleges and universities have admitted 501 students who don't have documentation to prove their citizenship, but none were found to be receiving scholarships or in-state tuition.

09/21/10 - 2:56pm

Ga. library bans teen for proselytizing

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A 16-year-old who officials say continued to proselytize outside a library after officials warned him to stop has been banned from west Georgia's Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System for six months.

09/21/10 - 1:28pm

Civil War battle sign misspelled

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga.  - A new sign on a highway near a Civil War battlefield in northwest Georgia is getting attention for the wrong reason.

09/21/10 - 1:22pm

Police seek person of interest in shooting

Authorities are searching for 19-year-old Michael Arrie Henderson to discuss details of a weekend shooting, according to a news release.

09/21/10 - 12:45pm
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