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Jackson family: Who was with singer in final days?

LOS ANGELES – Most of Michael Jackson's family members have gathered in their Encino compound, where they are contemplating funeral arrangements and caring for his three children. They are feeling confused, upset and angry by the lack of information about those who were around the pop super...

06/27/09 - 2:12pm

Makeshift Jackson memorial outside James Brown Arena

Augustans have been leaving messages and items at the venue the King of Pop visited during James Brown's funeral.

06/27/09 - 7:45pm

Coming Sunday: A local study looks at python migration

The Savannah River Ecology Lab is studying how big, cold-blooded snakes could make it this far north.

06/27/09 - 11:33pm

UPDATED: Motorcyclist killed in morning accident on I-20

A motorcyclist was killed this morning after colliding with another vehicle on Interstate 20 near the Belair Road exit in Columbia County, according to the county coroner. Larry Thomas White, 61, of the 600 block of Honeysuckle Road in Gainesville, Ga., was pronounced dead at the scene at about 9:4...

06/27/09 - 7:32pm

North Augusta Municipal Center open for public tour Sunday

North Augusta officials will give the public its first opportunity to look inside the new North Augusta Municipal Center on Sunday. Although the buzz is about the municipal center opening for the first public tours, the opening really marks the beginnings of North Augusta developing as a "must-see"...

01/12/10 - 6:12pm

Pregnant woman arrested in pizza parlor robbery

A 7-month pregnant woman was arrested early this morning for armed robbery of a Domino’s Pizza on 2514 Tobacco Road. According to Richmond County Sheriff's Office reports, Rochelle Margaret Hailey, 21, of the 3800 block of Highpoint Drive, Hephzibah, entered the restaurant about 2:17 a.m.,...

06/27/09 - 3:17pm

Jackson insisted promoter hire his cardiologist

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson insisted that his concert promoter's payroll include his personal physician, a financially troubled cardiologist who was with the entertainer when he collapsed.

06/27/09 - 1:01am

Four held in gang clashes

ATHENS -- A fight at an Athens nightclub last week between rival gang members set in motion a series of retaliations and arrests that could lead to the deportation of several illegal immigrants, Athens-Clarke police said. Two local Hispanic street gangs clashed in the parking lot of The Suburban on...

06/27/09 - 12:16am

Stolen firearms recovered in Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD, GA. -- Effingham County sheriff's officials have recovered a cache of stolen firearms, including rifles, shotguns and handguns, at a residence in the northern portion of the county. Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said the weapons were believed to have been taken from resi...

06/27/09 - 12:14am

Fire departments responding to house fire in Aiken County

Fire crews are on the seen of a house fire in Aiken County, where one home is ablaze. Aiken County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the house fire on the 400 block of Old Sudlow Lake Road around 11:45 p.m. Friday, according to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety dispatcher. Nort...

06/27/09 - 12:07am