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Ex-SC lawmaker, 91, fatally beaten

COLUMBIA — A 91-year-old former South Carolina lawmaker has been beaten to death at his home and police have a suspect in custody.

07/08/10 - 9:10am

Somebody steals Grady Hospital ambulance

ATLANTA — A Grady Memorial Hospital ambulance that was stolen while paramedics were in an Atlanta apartment complex on a sick call has been found in a ditch a few blocks away.

07/08/10 - 9:06am

World's oldest Georgian 130?

TBILISI, Georgia — Authorities in the former Soviet republic of Georgia claim a woman from a remote mountain village is turning 130, making her the oldest person on Earth.

07/08/10 - 8:57am

Pardue's son is wounded in Afghanistan explosion

State Senate candidate Chuck Pardue's son John Pardue was wounded Friday in an insurgent attack near Kandahar, Afghanistan, that killed a fellow 101st Airborne medic.

07/08/10 - 2:55pm

Summer entertainment heats up

There's lots of stuff to do in the Augusta area in the next week, including a performance by Jeff Dunham on Wednesday at the James Brown Arena. We have your guide to Augusta entertainment on Thursday in Applause.



07/07/10 - 5:19pm

Ga. Republican criticizes Obama in hammer-and-sickle ad

ATLANTA — A conservative Republican in Georgia is criticizing President Barack Obama in highway billboards that use the communist hammer-and-sickle symbol.

07/10/10 - 1:28am

SC DJJ cutting school jobs, requiring furloughs

  COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is cutting 14 school employees, closing a residential program for minor offenders, and requiring most employees to take seven days off without pay. Director Bill Byars said today the additional cuts are needed as the a...

07/07/10 - 2:15pm

Martinez road project delayed

A Columbia County road resurfacing project, scheduled to begin this week, was postponed until next week.

07/07/10 - 1:57pm

Pipeline flare-ups visible tonight

Small flare-ups might be seen this evening in Thomson where a pipeline was damaged on Monday, officials said today.

07/07/10 - 2:59pm

ACLU files to join Georgia voter verification suit

ATLANTA — A coalition of civil liberties groups has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Georgia over the state's voter verification process.

07/10/10 - 1:28am
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