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Comment sought on 2 SC nuclear reactors

JENKINSVILLE, S.C.  - Federal nuclear power regulators want the public to weigh in on a preliminary report they say shows there are no environmental concerns that would keep two new nuclear reactors from being built in South Carolina. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Army Cor...

05/27/10 - 5:29am

Augusta jobless rate improves

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Augusta declined to 8.5 percent in April, down seven-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.2 percent in March....

05/27/10 - 5:24am

Ex- DeKalb school chief indicted

DECATUR, Ga. -- An indictment charges former DeKalb County Superintendent Crawford Lewis and two others with racketeering and bribery.

05/26/10 - 8:04pm

Perdue announces Augustan on board

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced today the executive appointment to the state Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission of  Dr. Andrew C. Dennison, of Augusta. Dennison is the medical director of brain injury rehabilitation at Walton Rehabilitation Health Sys...

05/26/10 - 5:11pm

TV's Art Linkletter dies

LOS ANGELES -  Art Linkletter, whose House Party show entertained millions of TV viewers in the 1950s and '60s died today at 97.

05/26/10 - 5:00pm

Cheney endorses Barrett in SC governor race

COLUMBIA  — Former Vice President Dick Cheney has endorsed U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett in the race for governor.

07/10/10 - 2:03am

Sen. Isakson meets high court nominee

ATLANTA  - Sen. Johnny Isakson has met with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan and says her responses to his questions were thoughtful, but he's not ready to decide whether he will vote to confirm her appointment. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Isakson met with Kagan...

05/26/10 - 1:22pm

Killer Bs plan to slow cook the competition

Jim and Jan Burg, better known on the competitive barbecue circuit as The Killer Bs, will be cooking this weekend at the inaugural Banjo-B-Que in North Augusta.

05/26/10 - 8:07pm

Pit bull kills 7 cats in SC

  CONWAY, S.C. — A South Carolina woman has been cited by police after her pit bull got into a neighbor's yard and killed seven cats. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported Wednesday that 18-year-old Amber Nichole Tucker of Conway was released on $700 bond after she was cit...

05/26/10 - 10:17am

Economist touts Augusta economy

ATLANTA - - Augusta had the state's second-best economy growth in the first three months of the year.

05/26/10 - 2:51pm
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