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Clayton County wants state of Georgia to save bus system

JONESBORO, Ga. — Clayton County officials say the only way to save the county's struggling bus system is to secure state or federal funding. County Commissioner Wole Ralph said Wednesday the future of the county's cash-strapped C-Tran bus system is "in the hands of the Legislature" af...

10/15/09 - 1:16pm

Clayton County wants state of Georgia to save bus system

JONESBORO, Ga. — Clayton County officials say the only way to save the county's struggling bus system is to secure state or federal funding. County Commissioner Wole Ralph said Wednesday the future of the county's cash-strapped C-Tran bus system is "in the hands of the Legislature" af...

10/15/09 - 1:15pm

Macon man laments loss of lucky penny

MACON, Ga. — Ralph Baker isn't too upset that he lost $60 when someone broke into his Macon apartment and stole his wallet. It's the penny that was hidden inside the black billfold that he says he'll miss the most. Baker picked up the penny off the ground at a Long Island train sta...

10/15/09 - 1:13pm

Weekend history program honors Cashin

The Edward J. Cashin Memorial Symposium on Georgia History will take place Friday and Saturday. The first session will start at 10 a.m. Friday at the Augusta Museum of History at the corner of Broad and Sixth streets, according to a news release. A second session that day will begin at 2 p.m. at t...

01/19/10 - 10:46pm

SC Highway Patrol names local captain

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Highway Patrol has announced the promotion of a new captain who will oversee Troop Seven, which includes Orangeburg, Bamberg, Aiken, Barnwell, Calhoun, Allendale and Hampton counties. According to a news release, Clyde T. Stephens of New Ellenton was promoted on W...

10/15/09 - 10:39am

Arrests could solve holdup string

Richmond County investigators say they have arrested three suspects and seek a fourth they believe responsible for a string of area holdups and carjackings. Deputies arrested three men Wednesday night after spotting them in a white pickup truck that resembled a vehicle seen at some of the robberies...

10/15/09 - 10:32am

1 caught; 1 sought in pizza holdup

Two men in hockey masks robbed an Augusta pizza restaurant Wednesday night. Augustine Quinones, 45, of 1057 Woodsedge Drive, was arrested and charged with armed robbery a short distance from where he alledgedly robbed the Papa John's Pizza at 2416 Windsor Spring Road, according to a Richmond Co...

10/15/09 - 10:12am

400 gather to pray in SC county rocked by scandals

UNION, S.C. - About 400 people gathered to pray in a South Carolina county rocked by scandals involving several officials.

10/15/09 - 8:08am

Former Athens minister charged in molestation case

A former Oglethorpe County youth minister who was acquitted three years ago of charges that he molested a teenage girl was arrested last week, once again on child molestation charges.

10/15/09 - 7:47am

11 students already lined up for medical campus in Athens

The Medical College of Georgia campus in Athens already has 11 students for the class enrolling next fall, administrators announced Wednesday. Early-admission students were given their preference between the main campus in Augusta and a branch opening in Athens in partnership with the University of...

10/15/09 - 6:53am

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Solar 'farm' for Fort Gordon?

ATLANTA -- Georgia military installations at Fort Stewart, Fort Gordon, Fort Benning and Kings Bay will one day be housing solar farms that can make them independent of the power grid in ...
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