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Inmate charged after prison death

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The GBI has charged an inmate at Baldwin State Prison with killing a fellow inmate. Authorities say 30-year-old Carl Eric Merkerson was already serving a life sentence in Milledgeville for a murder in DeKalb County. Now GBI Special Agent Tom Davis says he's charged with mur...

03/10/10 - 8:36pm

Suspect sought in fatal Augusta car crash

James Brantley is wanted on a vehicular homicide charge.

05/28/10 - 9:55pm

Two indicted in 1975 Augusta slaying

Two men arrested in the 1975 fatal shooting of Bronzi Leon Peppers have been indicted on murder charges.

03/10/10 - 6:28pm

SC legislators OK fines for texting while driving

Carolina motorists would be fined $25 if they're caught sending or reading text messages while they drive under new legislation.


03/10/10 - 6:10pm

House resolution honors Ruffin

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a resolution honoring the late Augusta Judge John H. ''Jack'' Ruffin Jr.


03/10/10 - 6:03pm

Regents poke fun at 'Bama, Tennesse grads

ATLANTA -- Good-natured ribbing by alumni isn't unusual, but it's not often that governing bodies set aside time for it in official meetings.


03/10/10 - 5:41pm

Put it on the plastic: SC parks offers gift cards

COLUMBIA - Almost everyone sells gift cards, and the latest seller to join the list is South Carolina's state parks.

03/10/10 - 5:36pm

Disclosure issues lead to DOT candidate rejection

COLUMBIA - A Greenville public relations executive was rejected today as a candidate for the state Transportation Commission.


03/10/10 - 5:26pm

Richmond deputies seek sex offender

Investigators are searching for a convicted sex offender living in the Augusta area.

03/10/10 - 5:08pm

Ga. University System to audit employee insurance

ATLANTA -- The University System of Georgia is launching an audit of every employee's health-insurance dependent coverage.

03/10/10 - 4:48pm
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