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Gay prom date approved for Ga. school

COCHRAN, Ga. - An 18-year-old senior at Bleckley County High School has won approval to bring a same-sex date to the school prom. Derrick Martin says he first sought permission in January to bring his date to the April 17 dance at the school. Bleckley County High requires approval in advance for bri...

03/24/10 - 3:07pm

Gay prom date approved for Ga. school

COCHRAN, Ga.  - An 18-year-old senior at Bleckley County High School has won approval to bring a same-sex date to the school prom. Derrick Martin says he first sought permission in January to bring his date to the April 17 dance at the school. Bleckley County High requires approval in advance f...

03/23/10 - 10:23am

Whites claim bias in DeKalb suit

ATLANTA  - Testimony is to start today in a federal trial in which plaintiffs argue DeKalb County officials sought to replace white employees with black ones. Plaintiffs in the 2004 lawsuit accuse former DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones of ordering a top subordinate to "dig up dirt" on top white ...

03/24/10 - 8:40am

Man robbed in downtown Augusta Monday

An Augusta man told authorities he was robbed at gunpoint in downtown Augusta Monday afternoon.

05/28/10 - 9:52pm

Martinez teen reported missing

Columbia County police are asking for help locating a missing Martinez teen.

03/22/10 - 7:13pm

Goodell plans to meet with Roethlisberger

ORLANDO, Fla. - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell plans to meet with Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger about the star's off-field problems.

03/22/10 - 3:36pm

Aiken arrest linked to other cases

An arrest of a Warrenville man for home invasion led Aiken County Sheriff's Office to clearing 19 outstanding burglary and grand larceny cases.

05/29/10 - 12:35am

EPA tightens drinking water standards

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency is tightening drinking water standards to impose stricter limits on four contaminants that can cause cancer.

03/22/10 - 2:55pm

Canal cleanup yields trashy mysteries

Weekend cleanup of Augusta Canal yields phone booth,  mattresses, 44 tires and a dog carrier.

06/15/10 - 10:40pm

Georgia may fine slow-poke drivers

ATLANTA -- Legislation to fine poky lane hogs is speeding along with a firm push today from the House after a quick debate.

03/23/10 - 11:43am
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