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Update: Lottery facing shortfalls

Georgia's prekindergarten program and the HOPE scholarship face massive cuts as officials predict a $550 million shortfall over the next two years.

08/02/10 - 6:59pm

VFW contests open to middle, high school students

District 4 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is sponsoring contests for middle school and high school students.

08/01/10 - 10:42pm

Soldier gets funeral 146 years later

WINDER, Ga. - Martin Van Buren Parkhurst was just 19 years old and hundreds of miles from home when he was killed in the battle of Kings Tanyard in the waning months of the Civil War.

08/01/10 - 4:41pm

Atlanta robber complains about lack of loot

ATLANTA - Police say a man who robbed a Wendy's at gunpoint was so upset with his haul that he twice called the fast food restaurant to complain.

08/01/10 - 1:40pm

Storms leave 5,000 without power

About 5,000 homes in the Augusta area were without power in the wake of this afternoon's thunderstorms, according to Georgia Power and SCE&G.

07/31/10 - 8:32pm

Jellyfish stings up at S.C. beaches

The number of jellyfish stings at South Carolina beaches has risen sharply in the past week or so.

07/31/10 - 2:46pm

Fatal shooting reported in Edgefield County

A man was shot to death late Friday night at an Edgefield County residence, according to the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office.

07/31/10 - 6:51pm

Mother of soldier killed in Iraq won't lose home

The mother of the first Georgia soldier killed in Iraq, who was facing foreclosure on her Lithonia home, has been given an indefinite reprieve. 

07/31/10 - 11:41am

Woman says she was knocked out, robbed

A woman told a Richmond County sheriff's deputy that three $100 bills were taken from her by a man who knocked her unconscious in a south Augusta drugstore parking lot.

07/31/10 - 11:27am

Kia donates new SUV to technical college

Augusta Technical College received a new Kia Sorento on Wednesday from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Inc. in West Point, Ga.

07/31/10 - 12:30am
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