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Georgia teen dies after collision at first base

'The only sense I can make of it, is because God needed him more than I did,' coach says of death of 15-year-old Andrew Cohn.

05/16/10 - 7:46am

Colbert, Ga., won't invite Stephen Colbert

COLBERT, Ga. -- After some consideration, the city of Colbert will not invite Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's Colbert Report, to its Fourth of July parade.

05/16/10 - 7:35am

South Georgia teacher named state's best

ATLANTA -- An Appling County High School teacher is Georgia Teacher of the Year. Pam Williams, who teaches economics and American government at the high school in Baxley, was named the winner Friday night during the annual Georgia teacher of the year banquet at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. She w...

05/16/10 - 7:28am

Molester dumped in neighboring county

SAVANNAH -- No one knew much about Franklin Copeland when Bulloch County sheriff's deputies dropped him off at the front door of a Savannah shelter.


05/16/10 - 7:11am

Columbus police find playground razor blades

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Columbus police are continuing to talk to people and search the area near a park where razor blades were found taped to playground equipment. Police Lt. Bruce Whitehead told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer newspaper investigators were able to pull some fingerprints off the razo...

05/16/10 - 6:54am

Costs stretching Georgia lottery-funded programs

Costs are spiraling in Georgia's lottery-funded educational programs including the HOPE Scholarship and will top $1 billion this year.

05/16/10 - 7:39am

Two dead in Columbia County accident

Two people died tonight in a traffic accident on Washington Road near Keg Creek Drive, Columbia County sheriff's dispatch confirmed.  The accident happened about 6 p.m., and traffic was blocked for at least an hour and a half. The names of the victims were being withheld until relatives co...

05/15/10 - 9:22pm

Ga. couple dies in Florida tide

LANTANA, Fla. - Authorities say a husband and wife visiting from Georgia have died after getting caught in rough waters off South Florida's Atlantic coast.

05/15/10 - 8:18pm

NAACP to observe Brown ruling

The Augusta Branch NAACP will hold its Annual Brown v. Board of Education Program a Bethel AME Church at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Mark Pearson will deliver the sermon in conjunction with the celebration, and Dr. Tonia Mason, principal of the Richmond County Alternative School, will deliver the Brown m...

05/15/10 - 3:33pm

Former NFL player died of heart disease

WALTERBORO, S.C. - An autopsy has found that former NFL defensive tackle Norman Hand died of heart disease when he collapsed at his South Carolina home. Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said today that the 37-year-old Hand's death was from natural causes. Hand collapsed at his home in Wal...

05/15/10 - 3:29pm
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