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Thomson's assistant police chief resigns

THOMSON -- Jerry Stanphill stepped down today as assistant police chief, Thomson Police Chief Joseph D. Nelson.

05/21/10 - 7:24pm

Thomson nurse charged in drug theft

THOMSON - A nurse at McDuffie Regional Medical Center was taken into custody today in the theft of prescription medication.

05/21/10 - 7:09pm

Macon boy, 9, gets probation for gun in school

MACON, Ga.- A 9-year-old boy who took a handgun to his Macon school earlier this year has gotten 18 months of probation. Authorities say the boy pleaded guilty in Bibb County Juvenile Court Friday to a felony count of possessing a weapon on school grounds. The third-grader also pleaded guilty to mis...

05/21/10 - 5:54pm

16-year-old Ga. twins charged in murder

CONYERS, Ga. - Authorities have charged a pair of 16-year-old twins with murder after authorities found their mother dead in January. Conyers Police today arrested Tasmiyah and Jasmiyah Whitehead. It followed a four-month investigation. The two are charged as adults with the murder of Jarmecca White...

05/21/10 - 5:48pm

Lt. Gov. hopefuls want more SC jobs

COLUMBIA - The four Republicans running for lieutenant governor in South Carolina bring vastly different backgrounds to a role they view as offering a bully pulpit for their ideas on taxes and senior issues. Former state Insurance Director Eleanor Kitzman, Florence County Councilman Ken Ard and...

05/21/10 - 5:44pm

South Ga. man dies of snakebite

ENIGMA, Ga. - Police say an 82-year-old Berrien County man is dead after a rattlesnake bit him several times while he was fixing his lawnmower Wednesday. Investigators believe Eddie Lee Dorminey was changing the lawnmower belt and didn't notice the snake was there. Berrien County Sheriff's Office Lt...

05/21/10 - 5:39pm

Teen charged in South Aiken High incidents

AIKEN -- An Aiken teenager has been charged with two counts of disturbing schools, after disclosing to a television reporter that he helped create a "clubhouse" in the attic of South Aiken High School and brought possums to the school to be released in the cafeteria....

05/21/10 - 7:33pm

Fort Gordon change announced

The Army announced assignment of Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson as next commanding general of 7th Signal Command.

05/21/10 - 4:26pm

Aiken catches suspect in '09 shooting

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office captured a North Augusta man wanted on charges of murder, armed robbery and drug charges, according to spokesman Lt. Dave Myers....

05/29/10 - 12:30am

Perdue asks judge to review Warren schools

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has asked an administrative law judge to recommend whether three members of the Warren County school board should be removed from office. The east Georgia school district is slated to lose its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools July 30 in ...

05/21/10 - 3:08pm
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