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SC may get immigrant law like Arizona

COLUMBIA- Hispanic opponents of a bill meant to clamp down on illegal workers in South Carolina lashed out at its sponsor today.

05/20/10 - 6:10pm

Teacher incentive applications distributed

The U.S. Department of Education distributed applications to states and local school districts for $437 million in Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants today....

05/20/10 - 1:03pm

Authorities investigate Thomson shooting

THOMSON - Local and state authorities are continuing their investigation into the shooting of a 19-year-old man late Wednesday.

05/20/10 - 2:16pm

Ga. DOT eyes statewide rail plan

ATLANTA - Augusta would be included in a DOT high-speed passenger rail line that would loop around the state.


05/20/10 - 11:45am

Armed men rob pedestrian

A man walking near Olive and Sullivan roads early this morning was robbed of $15, a pack of Newport cigarettes and five lottery scratch-off tickets, according to a Sheriff's Office incident report. The victim, a 47-year-old man, said he was walking about 12:20 a.m. when three men drove up. Two ...

05/20/10 - 10:59am

Man, 57, tells police of Eve Street attack

Five to six men attacked and robbed a 57-year-old Augusta man Wednesday afternoon at the 500 block of Eve Street, according to a police report.  The men, believed to be in their late teens to early 20s, took the victim's wallet about 2 p.m. They punched and kicked him in the...

05/20/10 - 10:36am

Police capture pizza store bandit suspect

Police captured a suspect Wednesday night in the robbery of Little Ceasars, 1631 Gordon Highway. According to a Sheriff's Office incident report, a man identified as Dustin Jarron Smith, 26, came into the store about 8 p.m. and told store employees he would be making a withdrawal...

05/20/10 - 10:31am

Gator cornered in Atlanta suburb

DACULA, Ga. - Gwinnett County police say a 5-foot-long alligator was captured after an officer spotted it on a lawn in a subdivision in Dacula. Police say they don't know how the full-grown alligator got there, well north of its natural habitat. They say the officer called for help, and two animal c...

05/20/10 - 9:55am

Fire burns SC church, no injuries

ANDERSON, S.C. - Fire has destroyed the sanctuary of a church in northern South Carolina, but no injuries have been reported. Multiple media outlets reported the fire was reported at the Centerville Church of God in Anderson County shortly before 6 a.m. today. Anderson County Fire Chief Billy G...

05/20/10 - 9:50am

Labor department: Augusta added jobs in April

As the state reports its jobless rate decline for April, it also said Augusta added jobs last month.

07/16/10 - 8:47pm
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