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Boy, 12, tells court of life in closet

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - Twelve-year-old tells court of brutal life, punishment, forced to live in a closet.


05/13/10 - 6:02am

Ga. high school students improve science scores

ATLANTA  - Georgia high school students, particularly blacks, are scoring better in science than at any time in the state's history. New data released by the state this week from the Georgia High School Graduation Test shows that the percentage of rising seniors passing the science exam increas...

05/13/10 - 5:50am

Bond granted in beating case

Five teens charged in a violent March 1 attack on a 16--year-old who was walking home were granted bond today after the 4-hour Juvenile Court hearing to determine whether to try them as adults failed to reach a decision. For the second time, that decision has been postponed after...

05/12/10 - 9:37pm

Lawyer Benjamin Eichholz begins prison

SAVANNAH -- Convicted Savannah lawyer Benjamin Eichholz began his 21-month sentence at a minimum-security prison 50 miles north of Savannah this week . Eichholz, 59, reported Tuesday to the Federal Correctional Institution at Estill, South Carolina in the afternoon, said Arnita Jones, executive ass...

05/12/10 - 9:04pm

Accused molester kills self at Ga. traffic stop

An accused child molester from Bloomingdale, Ga.,  fatally shot himself during a brief roadside stand-off this morning near Savannah.

05/12/10 - 8:55pm

SC finds cracked girders in I-77 bridges

COLUMBIA - South Carolina transportation officials say they have found cracks in two more steel girders on Interstate 77 bridges. The state Department of Transportation said today that inspectors have found cracks on north- and southbound beams on the I-77 bridges over state Highway 901 in York...

05/12/10 - 8:48pm

Bi-Lo emerges from bankruptcy

GREENVILLE, S.C.  - South Carolina-based grocery chain Bi-Lo has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Bi-Lo president and chief executive Michael Byars said today that the company had successfully completed its financial restructuring and was emerging from bankruptcy stronger and leaner....

05/12/10 - 8:39pm

Perry mammograms lead to police investigation

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Perry police say charges could be forthcoming as authorities investigate the processing of hundreds of mammograms at Perry Hospital that were not read by a radiologist. Authorities say the flub was discovered during an internal quality check, and resulted in Houston Healthc...

05/12/10 - 8:36pm

Free boat safety inspections offered

The Savannah River Sail and Power Squadron will offer free boating safety inspections this month in anticipation of National Safe Boating Week May 22-28. This year, for the first time, squadron inspectors will come to the boat's location on request to avoid asking owners to tow their vessels to a pr...

05/12/10 - 5:51pm

Perdue announces executive appointments

  ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced today several executive appointments including a Waynesboro man. Dr. Frank L. Carter, 50, was appointed to the state Board for Physician Workforce. According to a press release, Carter is a physician and partner with Medica...

05/12/10 - 5:44pm
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