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Golf course audit finds nothing wrong, but revenue remains a challenge

Audit suggests Augusta's municipal golf course needs to make money, but doesn't tell how.

05/05/10 - 8:15pm

Baker promises to create 100,000 jobs, 25,000 in bio-tech

ATLANTA -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Thurbert Baker issued a promise today to create 100,000 jobs during his first four years in office, 25,000 in bio-tech. Meeting reporters at an office park near Georgia Tech that caters to bio-tech firms, Baker unveiled three programs that he said h...

05/05/10 - 5:54pm

Fetus found at Athens wastewater plant

ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens-Clarke County utilities worker found a 3-month-old fetus at a county wastewater treatment plant Monday, according to Athens-Clarke police  The fetus was in the waste bin of a machine that traps trash from sewers as the water arrives at the plant at 400 Will Hunter Road,...

05/05/10 - 12:36pm

SC bill requires photo to vote

COLUMBIA - South Carolina legislators are debating a bill that would require voters show a photo ID to cast a ballot but would also allow 15 days of no-excuse early voting. The House today is discussing the Senate's changes to the bill. The House initially passed the measure last year. Rep...

05/05/10 - 12:20pm

Mock disaster drill Thursday at airport

Area hospitals will participate in a mock disaster response sponsored in part by Fort Gordon at the Augusta Regional Airport on Thursday. The exercise will be to determine the medical community's response to a large-scale disaster, according to a press release. Fort Gordon and the National Disaster ...

05/05/10 - 11:45am

Flights on American Eagle already being booked

Travel agents are already booking flights on American Eagle, which doesn't land in Augusta until mid June.

07/16/10 - 8:49pm

Columbia County sees string of break-ins

Two Columbia County neighborhoods were the newest locations of a recent surge in car break-ins, according to police.

05/28/10 - 11:11pm

Ex-SC sheriff faces hearing on drug charges

COLUMBIA - A former South Carolina sheriff charged with drug distribution is to appear in federal court in Columbia for a detention hearing. Prosecutors this afternoon will ask that former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin be held until his trial. They plan to play tapes of ominous threats recorde...

05/05/10 - 10:32am

Emory University fraternities robbed

ATLANTA  - Emory University police say two robberies were reported recently at fraternity houses on campus, and two arrests have been made. Police say the arrests were made last week, two days after a male student was robbed during the day by two men, one of whom carried a knife. The robbery to...

05/05/10 - 10:24am

Missouri captures Georgia murder suspect

FRONTENAC, Mo. - A man sought in connection with a killing in Georgia is now in custody following his arrest in St. Louis County. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 23-year-old Devarryl Batten was stopped late Thursday by Frontenac police as he walked along a roadway. An identificati...

05/05/10 - 10:16am
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