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Singer, sausage businessman Jimmy Dean dies at 81

RICHMOND, Va. — Jimmy Dean, 81, a country music legend for his smash hit about a workingman hero, Big Bad John, died on Sunday.

Country music columnist Don Rhodes remembers Dean.

06/14/10 - 10:52am

Woman arrested for shoplifting after calling police seeking help

NORTH AUGUSTA – What started out as a search for a lost boy Sunday ended with a woman being sent for mental treatment and charged with shoplifting, according to an incident report.

06/14/10 - 8:17am

Outside Atlanta, car crashes into house, knocks man from bed

MABLETON, Ga.  — Police in Cobb County say a car jumped a curb in Mableton and slammed into a house, knocking a man out of bed.

06/14/10 - 8:11am

North Augusta robbery suspect arrested

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Officers nabbed an armed robbery suspect Friday who was robbing a Circle K while the officer drove by, according to an incident report.

06/14/10 - 7:54am

Barnwell woman charged in crash that kills infant, hurts 7

SANTEE, S.C. — An infant has died after being thrown into Lake Marion in a three-vehicle crash on an Interstate 95 bridge in South Carolina.

06/14/10 - 7:21am

Barnwell woman charged in I-95 wreck

SANTEE, S.C. - A Barnwell woman has been charged with drunken driving after a three-car crash on Interstate 95 injured eight people, including an infant who was thrown from a vehicle into a lake. Santee Fire Chief Edward Barnett told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that the 8-month-old...

06/13/10 - 4:29pm

Two wounded, one critically, in shooting

Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested five men and five juveniles after a shooting in the 1100 block of Laney-Walker Boulevard early today. Sheriff's Sgt. Daniel C. Carrier Jr. said in an e-mail that Kwan Jones was treated at Medical College of Georgia Hospital for a gunshot wound in his right...

06/13/10 - 7:02pm

One killed, one injured in McDuffie crash

DEARING - A 26-year-old Dearing man was killed after being thrown from a pickup truck when the driver lost control and slammed into some trees in McDuffie County Saturday, authorities say. Derameuse Hayes, of the 5300 block of Iron Hill Road, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Ritch...

06/13/10 - 3:10pm

Ga. woman indicted in $2 million fraud

WAYCROSS, Ga. -- A Ware County woman faces federal charges accusing her of stealing more than $2 million over a four-year period while working as an office manager.

06/13/10 - 7:46am

McIntosh County put SPLOST cash into general fund

DARIEN, Ga. -- With its miles of marshes, thousands of acres of forest and shrimp boats sitting at the docks, coastal Georgia's McIntosh County is a quiet, peaceful place. But this year there is $1.5 million worth of controversy. That's the total sales tax revenue earmarked for capital projects that...

06/13/10 - 7:29am
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