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Fewer bank branches opening in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The number of bank branches opening in South Carolina is at the lowest it's been in five years, in part because of the ongoing economic downturns.

07/24/09 - 8:57am

Two injured in Thursday night shooting

Two people are recovering this morning following a shooting at East Augusta Commons in Augusta Thursday night.

07/24/09 - 8:08am

Augusta, Aiken to receive housing dollars

The Augusta area will receive more than $4.1 million in federal funds for community development and to help build more affordable housing.

07/24/09 - 8:00am

SC woman dies at Augusta burn center

An Upstate South Carolina woman suffering from smoke inhalation has died at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta. The coroner of Oconee County near Greenville said Shirley Mae Hayes, 70, died Wednesday from her injuries suffered during an accidental fire at her home....

07/24/09 - 7:43am

Machete-wielding man arrested in Stone Mountain

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - A machete-wielding Stone Mountain man is in custody after a domestic dispute and a three-hour standoff with S.W.A.T.

07/24/09 - 7:33am

Georgia state school board to meet to discuss teacher furloughs

ATLANTA — The state Board of Education has called a meeting for next week to adopt measures that would pave the way for school districts to furlough teachers and other employees. The board will meet Tuesday at 8 a.m. to consider waivers to the number of days the state requires each school dis...

07/24/09 - 7:20am

Expect detours at Wheeler Road exit soon

Certain drivers will no longer be able use two exit ramps at Wheeler Road and Bobby Jones Expressway in the coming weeks.

07/24/09 - 7:09am

Shooting reported at River Glen Apartments

Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to a late-night shooting report at River Glen Apartments on 201 E. Telfair St. According to a Richmond County dispatcher, the shooting happened at about 10:20 p.m. An ambulance has been called to the apartment complex, but the coroner was not....

07/24/09 - 12:11am

Minimum wage goes up Friday to $7.25 an hour

Some worry the move will cost consumers in higher prices.

07/24/09 - 12:11am

Vick may return after 4-game suspension, ESPN reports

RICHMOND, Va. — Michael Vick might soon discover just who's interested in giving him a second chance. ESPN reported on its Web site tonight that an anonymous source said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had decided on a conditional reinstatement that would allow Vick to attend training camp...

07/23/09 - 10:05pm