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UGA reports 1,700 jobs 'saved' by stimulus

Federal stimulus money saved more than 1,700 jobs at the University of Georgia - at least according to figures the university submitted to the state to be included in a nationwide federal database.

11/12/09 - 4:33pm

Deputies say they fatally shot man with knife at wife's throat

The man shot and killed by officers this morning was free on bond pending trial on murder charges.

11/12/09 - 5:33pm

Late-night fire killed infant, Brunswick police say

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A house fire in north Brunswick took the life of an infant Wednesday night, officials said. Pernell Gray said he was working nearby when he heard screaming coming from a small, frame house. "The whole house was lit up,'' Gray said." Brunswick police Sgt. George Carter sai...

11/12/09 - 4:33pm

Ga. jobless rate drops in October

ATLANTA -- Georgia's initial unemployment claims for October declined over the year, officials said today, but the length of joblessness continues to increase. The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 70,597 laid-off workers filed initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits l...

11/12/09 - 4:34pm

Initial findings of 2nd master plan unveiled today

The initial findings of a second Augusta master plan will be reported today at Augusta Technical College. The plan is the result of a four-month effort on the part of the community and the planning team. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Building 600 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The first ma...

01/12/10 - 5:11pm

Pilot tried to hit them with plane, pursuing officers say

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Police say a pilot tried to hit officers with his plane at a small Georgia airport. Authorities say Dan Wayne Gryder was jailed Wednesday and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. Griffin police investigator Bryan Clanton tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the 48-...

11/12/09 - 5:56am

Tiger among early leaders

MELBOURNE, Australia — Tiger Woods lived up to eight months of anticipation in Australia on Thursday by running off three consecutive birdies late in his round of a 6-under 66 that put him atop the leaderboard in the Australian Masters. Playing for the first time Down Under in 11 years, before...

01/15/10 - 11:40am

Initial findings of second master plan unveiled Thursday

The initial findings of a second Augusta master plan will be reported tomorrow at Augusta Technical College. The plan is the result of a four-month effort on the part of the community and the planning team. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Building 600 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The first...

01/12/10 - 5:11pm

Augusta State ends up five back

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Augusta State shot 10-under-par 350 today to finish third in the Gifford Collegiate Championship at CordeValle Country Club. The Jaguars, ranked No. 11 in the country, finished the 14-team, 54-hole event at 19-under 1,061, or five shots behind winner Stanford (352). Oklahoma St...

11/11/09 - 9:17pm

Receiver missed last week's game

Coach says he's practicing at 'full speed'

11/11/09 - 8:11pm
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