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SC high school football player dies

RICHBURG, S.C. — A deputy coroner says a South Carolina high school football player who collapsed during a preseason football game suffered from a heart defect.

08/26/10 - 8:19am

North Georgia man hospitalized after goat attack

COLBERT, Ga. — An 88-year-old north Georgia man was in intensive care after being attacked by an aggressive goat for about an hour.

08/26/10 - 8:14am

Athens inmate claims wife got phony divorce

ATHENS, Ga. -- Athens-Clarke police are investigating a prisoner's claim that his wife forged his signature on a divorce decree and that she is seeing another prisoner at the Clarke County Jail.

08/26/10 - 8:21am

Bulldogs fans can text for help at games

ATHENS, Ga. -- Football fans who need assistance in Sanford Stadium this season will be able to send text messages to a central command post during games this season.

08/26/10 - 5:08am

Augusta jobless rate up slightly

The Augusta metro area’s unemployment rose slightly in July as more people re-entered the labor force and searched for jobs, according to numbers released today.


08/26/10 - 10:07am

Mother, 2 sons killed in SC house fire

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Authorities say a South Carolina mother died in a fire trying to save one of her twin sons after bringing the other out of the burning home.

08/25/10 - 4:47pm

Ammonia leak reported at Georgia poultry plant

ROCKMART, Ga. — Authorities say an ammonia leak at a west Georgia poultry plant sent 23 employees to the hospital.

08/25/10 - 2:28pm

Man in custody after North Augusta fight

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A North Augusta man was taken into custody after police said he produced a gun during a fight outside an apartment building at the 100 block of Chalet North Court, according to Sgt. Tim Thornton, of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

08/25/10 - 12:52pm

DNR board told Athens chemical spill is monitored

ATLANTA -- Environmental regulators offered assurances to the Board of Natural Resources during its two-day meeting this week that officials are actively watching the cleanup of a July chemical spill in Athens that killed 15,000 fish in a nearby creek.

08/25/10 - 12:30pm

Gwinnett inmate tried to hire hit man, police say

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A Gwinnett County man already in jail for child molestation faces new charges after authorities say he tried to hire someone to kill his family.

08/25/10 - 12:27pm
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