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Perdue to sign seat belt legislation

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue is preparing to sign legislation requiring adults riding in pickup trucks to wear seat belts.

06/03/10 - 9:55am

Augusta roads closed next week

There will be lane closures along several major Augusta roadways next week as crews make repairs, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation press release. These include: ...

06/03/10 - 9:24am

Morning accident on Mike Padgett

Crews were working to clear Mike Padgett Highway this morning after an 18-wheeler overturned, according to Richmond County dispatch.   The accident occurred at 5:46 a.m. at the 4200 block of Mike Padgett Highway in front of International Paper....

06/03/10 - 7:54am

FBI expanding SRS forensic lab

AIKEN - The FBI is expanding its South Carolina lab used to examine radiological evidence. The U.S. Energy Department is announced an expansion at the Savannah River National Laboratory near Aiken. The lab opened in 2006. Officials say it's used in the fight against terrorism to help prepare co...

06/03/10 - 1:14pm

Paintball guns to help north Georgia town's police

The guns can be used with regular paintballs or balls containing pepper spray, Jefferson Police Chief Joe Wirthman said.

06/03/10 - 6:40am

With switch to propane, Ga. county burning up less of its budget

PENDERGRASS, Ga. -- What started as an experiment with alternative fuels for the Jackson County Sheriff's Office has turned into a nationally recognized example.


06/03/10 - 6:03am

UGA-led team and BP clash

ATHENS, Ga. -- UGA scientists mystified by an oil company's claim that massive undersea oil plumes discovered by a UGA-led research team don't exist

06/03/10 - 5:56am

Savannah drowning victim identified

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A man found dead early Saturday morning in a downtown canal was identified Wednesday as 44-year-old Kenneth Stewart.

06/03/10 - 5:51am

Georgia county's budget solution? Kill magnet school

WAYCROSS, Ga. -- A south Georgia school board weighs closing its best school to avoid cutting athletics, programs and raising taxes.

















06/03/10 - 5:44am

Shotgun blast killed Brunswick boy, 12

BRUNSWICK, Ga.  - An autopsy showed a 12-year-old Brunswick boy killed inside a home Sunday had died of a shotgun wound to the stomach.

06/03/10 - 5:31am
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