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100 let go in Atlanta layoffs

  ATLANTA — About 100 Atlanta city employees learned they were being let go Tuesday and more may come. City officials say about 300 workers could be let go before the cuts stop. Another 48 could be forced to transition. The layoffs don't include cuts expected in public works as well as ...

06/08/10 - 9:56pm

Dyer wins Democratic nod for SC's 3rd District

EASLEY, S.C.  — A FedEx pilot and former Air Force captain has won the Democratic nomination to fill an open congressional seat in South Carolina's 3rd District

06/08/10 - 9:05pm

Oil spill may take years to measure, UGA expert says

ATHENS, Ga. -- It will take years for scientists to understand the devastating effects of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a UGA scientist said.

06/08/10 - 7:21pm

Computer complicating school payroll checks

The Richmond County School System’s computer software that runs its payroll has been on the blink for the past week perhaps making it difficult for employees to get paid.

06/08/10 - 6:26pm

Drug seizure shows efforts paying off

AIKEN --- The seizure of $100,000 in marijuana by the North Augusta Department of Public Safety and the Aiken County Sheriff's Office marks the first major bust along I-20.

06/08/10 - 4:58pm

Columbia County school employee to leave

Columbia County school system Community Relations Coordinator Karen Ribble today announced her departure from system.

06/08/10 - 4:46pm

Perdue vetoes 27 bills, signs concealed-weapons bill

ATLANTA -- Gov. Sonny Perdue’s office released today details of 27 bills he vetoed before leaving on his trade mission to Cuba last week.

06/08/10 - 4:00pm

Restraining order for ex-JonBenet suspect

ATLANTA  — Authorities have served a temporary restraining order on the man who once falsely claimed to have murdered JonBenet Ramsey.

06/08/10 - 2:27pm

Series of glitches plague agencies

ATLANTA — A bomb scare scattered hundreds of workers today from a downtown federal building that houses Internal Revenue Service offices.

06/08/10 - 6:40pm

Jewelry thieves sought in scam

Richmond County police officers are looking for two men who stole approximately $10,000 worth of jewelry from a woman's home Friday, police said.

06/08/10 - 3:49pm
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