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CarMax to hire next month to open Augusta dealership in May

After sitting empty for a year, CarMax will open its Augusta dealership on May 19.

07/16/10 - 8:54pm

Budget cuts could affect north Ga. medical residencies

ATHENS, Ga. -- Scrapping plans for medical residency programs at northeast Georgia hospitals and other parts of the state could save the state $6 million, but could threaten the main point of increasing medical training in the state - to get more doctors practicing in Georgia. Experts say young doct...

03/22/10 - 5:57am

Savannah oil spill shuts down river

SAVANNAH -- A fuel tank ruptured Sunday on a ship at Georgia Ports' Ocean Terminal, causing what was described as a "significant" oil spill on the Savannah River, closing it to vessel traffic.


03/22/10 - 5:47am

Men found drunk, firing shotgun from shed

Two men were arrested early this morning after officers found them intoxicated and firing a shotgun from inside a shed.According to Richmond County jail records, Charlie Edgar Schlein, 52, and Troy Zebubure Bridges, 39, both of the 3500 block of Mike Padgett Highway, were each charged with one count...

03/21/10 - 10:49pm

Man reports robbery at downtown motel

A man told officers that he was robbed at gunpoint outside his room at a downtown motel late Saturday night.The robbery happened about 10:30 p.m. at the Budget Inn at 441 Broad St., according to a Richmond County sheriff's report. The man told officers that the robber approached him on the...

03/22/10 - 12:14pm

Councilman's prayer leads to complaint

A woman who observes Spartanburg County Council meetings for the League of Women Vvoters complained about a councilman's prayer that invoked Jesus and mentioned abortion and same-sex marriage.

03/21/10 - 2:19pm

Warren County man dies in fire

A Warren County man apparently died of smoke inhalation in a fire at his home Friday night.

03/20/10 - 7:38pm

Man struck by pickup in serious condition

A 29-year-old Martinez man who was hit by a vehicle Wednesday near his home on Old Evans Road remains in the hospital today. Brandon Fleeman was listed in serious condition this afternoon, according to a Medical College of Georgia Hospital spokeswoman. Fleeman was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck ...

03/20/10 - 4:37pm

Ga. senator leaves Congress race

SNELLVILLE, Ga. -- Republican Senator Don Balfour will not run to replace John Linder in the U.S. House. The Snellville-based lawmaker says he wants to focus on running an efficient Rules Committee. He says he's looking forward to welcoming his son home soon from his service in Afghanistan and ...

03/19/10 - 7:24pm

KKK to delay Aiken County rally

AIKEN -- The KKK will postpone their rally until June, according to Tim Bradley, Grand Dragon of the Church of the National Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

03/19/10 - 5:25pm
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