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Officer shoots man wanted in December death of store owner

Deputies found 21-year-old Derek McKinnon shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, WALB-TV in Albany reported. Deputies say McKinnon ran to a house in Valdosta and held a woman at knifepoint.

01/16/10 - 12:56pm

$250,000 lines of credit awarded to GOP's Oxendine and Deal

ATLANTA — Two leading Republican candidates for governor in Georgia have already turned to hefty bank lines of credit to help pump up their campaign war chests months before the primary in July.

01/16/10 - 12:48pm

Hephzibah 16-year-old says three men attacked him, took $25

A 16-year-old Hephzibah teen told police he was beaten and robbed Friday evening, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report.

01/16/10 - 12:22pm

Georgia woman winds up on someone else's Facebook page

The glitch — the result of a routing problem at the family's wireless carrier, AT&T — revealed a little known security flaw with far reaching implications for everyone on the Internet, not just Facebook users.

03/24/10 - 3:07pm

Ga. lawmaker seeks to raise dropout age from 16 to 17

Legislation to raise the age students are legally allowed to quit high school could reduce Georgia's dropout rate if teens who are forced to spend another year in classes come to see graduation as a possibility, the bill's sponsor contends. State Sen. Lester Jackson, D-Savannah, wants to i...

01/16/10 - 10:55am

Dooley says he's ready for Tennessee football challenge

Son of UGA coaching legend will have to salvage the recruiting class that Lane Kiffin left behind when he bolted for Southern California.

01/16/10 - 9:16am

MCG chairman to offer Haiti advice

MCG doctor to use Web this afternoon to offer advice for health-care professionals headed to Haiti.

01/16/10 - 11:37am

Connecticut law firm billed governor $28,245 for his defense

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is tapping his campaign account to cover $28,245 in legal expenses tied to December's impeachment hearings, documents released Friday show. After Sanford confessed in June to an affair with a woman in Argentina, investigations of his travel and s...

01/15/10 - 10:13pm

Explosion at abandoned gas station in DeKalb kills one

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — One person was killed in an underground explosion at an abandoned gas station in Stone Mountain. Officer Mekka Parish, spokeswoman for the DeKalb County police, said the explosion happened just before 5 p.m. today. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and another was...

01/15/10 - 9:59pm

Tennessee hires Derek Dooley

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s frantic search to find a new coach is over, and the Volunteers are turning to Louisiana Tech’s Derek Dooley.

01/15/10 - 7:30pm
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