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Break-in reported at ex-Golf Hall property

Someone broke into two buildings at the now-defunct Georgia Golf Hall of Fame sometime between April 21 and Tuesday. A representative from the Georgia State Property Commission told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that someone forced open a door to a storage building and threw its contents into t...

04/29/10 - 7:58am

UGA coed eludes abductor; Suspect captured, released by mistake

ATHENS, Ga. -- A convict on probation tried to kidnap a University of Georgia student early Wednesday as she was getting into a car downtown, Athens-Clarke police said.

04/29/10 - 6:19am

5 arrested after bombs found in north Ga. traffic stop

Gwinnett County officials arrested a Bethlehem, Ga.,  man and four others this week after police performed a routine traffic stop in Buford and discovered deadly homemade bombs.The bombs held metal shrapnel to give them the ability to injure or kill, according to Gwinnett fire and police offici...

04/29/10 - 6:14am

SC legislators try to beat bill deadline

COLUMBIA - South Carolina legislators are trying to wrap up work on bills to meet a procedural deadline. House and Senate members are working to approve bills today to give them a better chance of passing this year. Proposals up for debate in the House include yanking the driving privileges of ...

04/29/10 - 6:07am

Last chance for Ga. lawmakers

  ATLANTA - The 40-day legislative session that has lasted four months is finally ending today, but not before Georgia lawmakers wrestle with controversy and their constitutional responsibility - balancing the budget. While state legislators have addressed several major priorities this year, in...

04/29/10 - 5:52am

Body is missing Savannah student

SAVANNAH -- The family of Bryce Tarter says the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has told them the body found in a truck pulled from Hoover Creek on Tuesday is that of their son.

04/29/10 - 6:03am

Riverkeeper office close to reopening

  The office of Savannah Riverkeeper is closer to reopening after a weekend burglary in which equipment was stolen and the building vandalized.

04/28/10 - 4:20pm

A.R. Johnson students gets industry certification

 A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School's health care science students are now a part of an industry certified program.

04/28/10 - 3:48pm

4 sentenced in Atlanta sex trafficking

ATLANTA - Four people were sentenced today in federal court in Atlanta for participating in sex trafficking in an organization targeting young Mexican women. Juan Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 16 years, 8 months in prison; Raul Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 10 years in prison; Edison Wagner ...

04/28/10 - 3:37pm

Hit the trail

Mountain biking enthusiasts have a wealth of trails to explore in the Augusta area. They'll have plenty of company next week when the International Mountain Bike Association is set to stage its biannual summit in Augusta. We have an introduction to the support in Thursday's Applause.


04/28/10 - 4:24pm
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