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Georgia expands alligator hunting

More alligators could be hunted in Georgia under a proposed change to state rules. Members of the state's Wildlife Resources Committee gave preliminary approval Tuesday to allowing hunters to take an additional 150 alligators during the season. The annual limit would increase to 850 alligators. The ...

05/26/10 - 6:04am

Dump truck kills Liberty County worker

HINESVILLE, Ga. -- A Liberty County employee was killed by a dump truck Tuesday, according to Hinesville police. Eric Ray Leach, 47, of Hinesville died at the scene from injuries suffered when the truck hauling a load of dirt at a construction site drove over him, said traffic investigator Mike Moon...

05/26/10 - 6:02am

Plant Vogtle costs under scrutiny

ATLANTA  - Utility regulators begin today to exame Georgia Power's costs for building two more nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle south of Augusta.


05/26/10 - 5:36am

Wife, others charged after Hall County shooting

GAINESVILLE, Ga.  - Police have charged the wife of a Snellville man shot to death in a Hall County park on Valentine's Day with being a party to murder. Hall County police charged 38-year-old Stacey Morgan Schoeck. Hall County Sheriff's Col. Jeff Strickland says 36-year-old Reginald Coleman is...

05/25/10 - 7:36pm

K reactor cooling tower imploded


05/25/10 - 5:37pm

12 Bands to present Charlie Daniels, Christmas concert

Charlie Daniels will perform on Sept. 17 at the Jessye Norman Amphitheatre as part of the Westobou Festival and the 12 Bands of Christmas CD and concert will return this year.


05/26/10 - 2:21am

Ga. to intervene in troubled school systems

ATLANTA - State officials will now have a hand in righting troubled local school districts under a bill Gov. Perdue has signed into law. The legislation standardizes board ethics policies and board training, creates minimum qualifications for board candidates and gives the state the ability to ...

05/25/10 - 1:56pm

SC buys old school buses from KY

COLUMBIA - South Carolina is buying 85 used school buses from Kentucky, the second such purchase in five years. South Carolina got the money by selling the skeletal remains of old buses to scrap metal companies. The state Education Department announced the purchase today. South Caroli...

05/25/10 - 8:29pm

Two demand money, then flee store

Two men tried to rob Wally's Food Store on Windsor Spring Road Monday, but ran out after demanding money, according to a police report. The two, who covered their faces with rags, came into the store at 4250 Windsor Spring Road, Hephzibah, about 10:59 p.m., police said. One suspe...

05/25/10 - 1:22pm

Augusta gets grant for beautification

The city of Augusta will receive a $50,000 GATEway Grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation that will be used to beautify the right-of-way at Doug Barnard Parkway and Lock and Dam Road in front of the city's Messerly Wastewater Treatment Plant. Mayor Deke Copenhaver said the grant-funded ...

05/25/10 - 1:10pm
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