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Ga. to sue feds over voter verification

ATLANTA -- Gov. Sonny Perdue appointed a special attorney general to sue the Justice Department to gain approval for voting rules.

07/10/10 - 1:44am

Argument leads to cutting wounds

A disagreement among three friends over a boyfriend resulted in an injury involving ah a box cutter Tuesday at the BP Station at 2117 Broad Street, according to an Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report. According to a police account, after visiting a friend, Kimberla Dixon told Denise Mob...

05/28/10 - 9:42pm

Stabbing reported on Stovall Street

An argument escalated to a stabbing Tuesday at the 1400 block of Stovall Street, according to a Richmond County sheriff's office incident report. Lakeisha Sumpter and Mack Donald Nelson's argument turned into slaps before Nelson was stabbed in the chest around 5 p.m., police said. The couple's ...

05/28/10 - 9:42pm

New Aiken municipal building means end of old one

AIKEN --- Moving forward on a new Aiken County municipal building would mean letting go of the old.

05/19/10 - 10:45am

Police seek shoplifter who threatened store worker

           Police release images today of man they say threatened an Evans department store employee after being caught shoplifting early this month.

05/28/10 - 11:11pm

GPS device helps catch holdup suspects

HIRAM, Ga.  - Authorities in Hiram say two men are being held without bond at the Paulding County jail after money taken in a bank robbery was found with the help of a tracking device. Cpl. Brandon Gurley of the Paulding County sheriff's office says 23-year-old Vernon Keith McDougal and 39-year...

05/19/10 - 9:49am

Local snake study makes encyclopedia

 A study into the ambush habits of venomous cottonmouths has earned two Savannah River Ecology Lab researchers a spot in Encyclopædia Britannica's 2010 Book of the Year.  The study by SREL's J.D. Willson and Christopher Winne, and Davidson College's Evan Eskew, was included ...

05/19/10 - 9:09am

320-year-old floor found at SC's birthplace

CHARLESTON, S.C. - You might call it the foundation of South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports scientists have found a floor thought to be 320 years old at Charles Towne Landing, the site of the first permanent English settlement in South Carolina The foundation...

05/19/10 - 8:54am

Gwinnett workers asked to return 1994 bonuses

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.  - About 180 Gwinnett County employees are being asked to return thousands of dollars the county says they were overpaid 16 years ago. Aaron Bovos, Gwinnett County chief financial officer, called it a project to "clean up receivables and to eliminate outstanding obligations."...

05/19/10 - 6:56am

Suspect vanished from cruiser, Ga. cops say

ALBANY, Ga. - Crisp County authorities are searching for a man they say escaped from a patrol car Monday. Kenneth Carter has eight outstanding warrants for fraud. Authorities started following Carter after he ran into a wooded area. Officers caught him, and that's when police say they figured out he...

05/19/10 - 5:48am
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