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Georgia plans hearings on nuclear plant costs

ATLANTA  - Utility regulators are planning hearings on the cost of adding two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle.

05/20/10 - 5:23am

Georgia man drenches woman with gasoline, police say

GARDEN CITY, Ga. -- A man was arrested Tuesday near Savannah after police say he doused a woman with gasoline and pulled out a cigarette lighter during a spat over a cell phone. Anthony Dean Bailey, 51, became incensed about 10:25 p.m. Tuesday after the woman, refused to let him use a cell...

05/20/10 - 5:19am

UGA workers face 'limited layoffs'

ATHENS, Ga. -- A few University of Georgia employees will lose their jobs to layoffs next year, UGA President Michael Adams said Wednesday.  "There will likely be some very limited layoffs and program reductions," Adams said in a public budget briefing in the Tate Student Center Theater. State ...

05/20/10 - 5:11am

Four pillars of Augusta's economy gather at mayor's economic summit

Billions in economic impact were dicussed at the mayor's first economic summit.

05/19/10 - 6:48pm

SC judge orders Haley ad pulled

COLUMBIA -- A South Carolina judge has ordered a political group spending heavily to promote candidate Nikki Haley to pull its TV ads.

05/19/10 - 6:44pm

Boat comes off trailer, hits house in Rome

ROME, Ga. -- Nobody was injured after a boat came loose from a trailer and rammed into a Rome house today. Floyd County Police Officer Buddy Parris says the boat ran into the house after the coupling of a trailer holding it came loose. Thirty-year-old Renderal Adams was driving when the boat ca...

05/19/10 - 4:33pm

Ralph is RiverHawks hockey coach

Brad Ralph, less than two years removed from his playing days, was announced today Augusta Riverhawks' first head hockey coach.

05/19/10 - 6:49pm

A rockin' road

Summer road trip season is almost here. Thursday's Applause has a roundlup of big festivals and concerts, and a guide to places where you can pay homage to some musical legends. To get you in the mood, Augusta musician Zach Swenson offers some of the lessons he's learned about what's needed to survive on the road.


05/19/10 - 4:24pm

Grand jury indicts store worker in theft

  A woman was indicted Tuesday on charges that she stole gift cards from a local Bi-Lo grocery store and turned them in for cash. Jasmine Miyako Brunson, an employee of the Daniel Village Bi-Lo on Wrightsboro Road, faces a charge of theft by taking, according to a Richmond County grand jur...

05/19/10 - 3:38pm

Aiken teen faces groping charge

AIKEN -- An Aiken teen was arrested Tuesday after Aiken Public Safety officers said they caught him groping an undercover city employee. William M. Canady, 17, of Flat Trail Court, was charged with three counts of simple assault and battery, according to incident reports....

05/19/10 - 3:34pm
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