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Argument over grass mowing near marijuna patch gets violent

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A man who allegedly grew angry over a neighbor trying to cut some grass near his marijuana plant patch Tuesday afternoon was arrested after he tried to grab a Savannah-Chatham police officer's gun, the department announced.

07/28/10 - 6:34am

Rep. Kingston endorses Deal

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston has endorsed former House colleague Nathan Deal for governor.

07/28/10 - 6:15am

Campaign to create 'squeaky wheels' for Georgia public health services

ATLANTA - In the midst of this year's many political contests is one more campaign launched to generate more taxpayer funding for Georgia's public health services.

07/28/10 - 10:38am

South Ga. woman shot during street party

NAHUNTA, Ga.  - A 32-year-old Nahunta woman is recovering after being shot at a large street party Saturday night.

07/28/10 - 6:03am

18-year-old woman dies in car crash near Monetta

An 18-year-old woman died Tuesday evening when she lost control of her 1999 Ford Escort and crashed on Old Shoals Road, near Monetta, S.C., according to the Aiken County coroner. Tiffany Furtick was headed south on Old Shoals Road around 7 p.m. when she struck an embankment and rolled the car. All t...

07/28/10 - 5:41am

Man punched by would-be robber

A man was punched in the face at least 10 times today as he waited in his car for a train to pass.

07/28/10 - 9:09am

Man says ex-fiancee took rings, trashed them

A bride-to-be abruptly called off the nuptials and threw two rings worth $3,000 into the trash can, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report. The former fiancé, Donald Muirheid, told a deputy Tuesday that he bought a wedding ring set from Kay Jewelers, with explicit instructions that o...

07/28/10 - 9:10am

Work on bridge to continue until November

Work on a small 15th Street bridge between Broad and Greene streets will continue into November because of unforeseen problems, a Georgia Department of Transportation engineer said today.

07/27/10 - 8:34pm

Hotels' delinquent taxes paid, state says

An Augusta business owner whose hotels were padlocked Monday by the Georgia Department of Revenue has paid his delinquent taxes in full, the department said Tuesday. Jugal K. Purohit paid $940,861.72 by the end of business Monday, according to the department. The hotels and associated taxes were: St...

07/28/10 - 1:30am

Aiken man arrested after three-hour standoff

A 39-year-old man held Aiken Public Safety officers in a three-hour standoff Tuesday after refusing to leave his home when he was served with warrants. About 3:30 p.m., Joseph William Shaffer, of the 100 block of Raintree Court, was served warrants for second-degree burglary and petty larceny r...

07/28/10 - 1:32am
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