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Money for driver's ed goes to other Ga. programs

ATLANTA — Barely one-quarter of the $33 million collected by the state for driver's education in Georgia high schools has been spent on the courses. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that just 150 of the more than 400 public high schools in Georgia are offering driver's educatio...

10/12/09 - 5:25am

Atlanta area cop shoots, kills hammer-wielding man

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Police say a Henry County officer shot and killed a hammer-wielding man at a mobile home in Stockbridge. Police spokesman Jason Bolton told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that an officer went to a mobile home Sunday night after hearing shouts. Bolton say the officer was at...

10/12/09 - 5:23am

Man suffers gunshot wound

A 19-year-old man said he was shot in his left leg while walking near the intersection of Boykin Road and James Drive in Hephzibah Saturday night.

10/11/09 - 7:36pm

Robbers took $2,500, men say

Two Augusta men told police they were robbed at gunpoint in the 2900 block of Crosscreek Road in Hephzibah on Saturday.

10/11/09 - 9:18pm

Johnson pulls away for win at Pepsi 500

FONTANA, Calif. – Jimmie Johnson is back in control of NASCAR's Chase for the Championship. The three-time defending champion easily pulled away from Jeff Gordon after a restart with three laps remaining to win the Pepsi 500 on Sunday at Auto Club Speedway. The win was Johnson's fourt...

10/11/09 - 7:38pm

49ers clobbered in 45-10 loss to Falcons

SAN FRANCISCO – Roddy White had a 90-yard catch-and-run for a touchdown and a 31-yard TD reception, Michael Turner ran for three scores and the Atlanta Falcons flattened the 49ers 45-10 on Sunday to end San Francisco's five-game home winning streak dating to last season....

10/11/09 - 6:24pm

Shooting reported at gas station

Aiken County authorities are investigating a shooting at the Greg’s Gas Plus on U.S. Highway 1 in North Augusta early this morning.

10/11/09 - 5:06pm

Woods leads U.S. to win in Presidents Cup

SAN FRANCISCO – Tiger Woods had a perfect week, and the Americans stayed unbeaten at home in the Presidents Cup. Woods delivered the clinching point Sunday with a 6-and-5 victory over Y.E. Yang, who beat him in the PGA Championship. It gave the Americans 17½ points, enough to win the Pr...

10/11/09 - 3:38pm

Priest from Aiken wins $100,000

The Rev. Andrew Trapp, an Aiken native, won $100,000 in Fox's Million Dollar Challenge, which aired today on WFXG-TV (Channel 54).

10/11/09 - 5:04pm

Police chase ends in fatalities

RINCON, Ga. — A second man has died after a high-speed police chase near Savannah.

10/11/09 - 7:39pm
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