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State awards contract for Jenkins prison

ATLANTA - The state has awarded a contract to Tennessee-based prison operator Corrections Corporation of America to build a $57 million prison in east Georgia.

09/17/10 - 5:45pm

One man gets life, another acquitted

One Augusta man was given a life sentence while another was acquitted in the trial for the murder of Jezreel Hammond.

09/17/10 - 10:58am

Grovetown High student arrested

A Grovetown High School student was arrested this morning after he ran from school officials and police.

09/16/10 - 5:49pm

Deal did not disclose business loans

ATLANTA — A review of records by The Associated Press has found Republican Nathan Deal did not disclose two active loans on which he and his business partner owe a combined $2.85 million.

09/16/10 - 10:33pm

SC mother 'raging' before sons' deaths, family says

COLUMBIA — The sister of a South Carolina mother accused of suffocating her two young sons and driving her car into a river says the woman was in a manic state before the deaths.

09/16/10 - 5:00pm

Expect to hear blast on Hereford Farm Road

Precision Blasting has notified the public it will conduct one blast this afternoon around 3:45 p.m. in the Allen Farms Subdivision, which is located in a populated area off of Hereford Farm Road. 


09/16/10 - 3:47pm

Historic photo exhibit planned

Historic Augusta will display selected works of finalists from its Augusta Photo Festival: A Look Back, A Look Ahead competition during the Westobou Festival.

09/16/10 - 3:35pm

JB Powell picks up endorsement

ATLANTA -- In a move that hasn't happened in a decade, an unsuccessful primary candidate has endorsed the nominee of a different party.

09/16/10 - 5:35pm

Man who bought Green jersey a drug suspect

ATLANTA — The former player linked to the suspension of Georgia receiver A.J. Green faces a felony drug charge from an arrest during a traffic stop in Georgia last year.

09/16/10 - 3:17pm

Barnes, Deal go head-to-head over education

ATLANTA — Political rivals Roy Barnes and Nathan Deal clashed over key education issues from school vouchers to funding cuts during a forum sponsored by a teachers' group today.

09/16/10 - 5:05pm
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