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Supreme Court lets stand the conviction of man who killed Augusta school cop

ATLANTA - A man convicted of the 1997 murder of an Augusta school police officer lost his appeal today.

03/29/10 - 5:55pm

Two tornadoes struck Sunday, weather service says

A super-cell thunderstorm unleashed two tornadoes in the area Sunday, the National Weather Service reported today.

03/29/10 - 6:01pm

Edgefield sheriff's employee arrested

An Edgefield County Sheriff's Office employee is on administrative leave, pending the outcome of a criminal domestic violence charge. Steven Christopher Turner, a jailer with the sheriff's office, was arrested by the Johnston Police Department for an incident that occurred Monday at Coleman Avenue, ...

03/30/10 - 5:12am

Reception tonight for ASU basketball team

A Welcome Back, Jags! meet and greet for the Augusta State University men's basketball team will be held at 7 p.m. today at Somewhere in Augusta.

03/29/10 - 4:12pm

Feds removing cats from Georgia park

CUMMING, Ga. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, trying to eliminate what it considers a threat to wildlife, has begun removing feral cats from Lake Lanier's West Bank Park in Forsyth County. The Corps posted signs last week warning people not to feed animals in the park, and is working with Fo...

03/29/10 - 1:08pm

Atlanta public transit increases security

ATLANTA  - Atlanta's public transit system has increased its security measures in response to two suicide bomb attacks at subway stations in Russia. MARTA said in a statement Monday that its police deparment is increasing the number of officers and patrols throughout the system. Female suicide ...

03/30/10 - 5:11am

Feds pick Delaware, Tenn. for school grants, source tells AP

ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Education has picked Delaware and Tennessee for the first round of its "Race to the Top" competition, giving part of an unprecedented $4.35 billion to the states, a source said today. The states, selected from 16 finalists announced earlier this month, received ...

03/29/10 - 11:59am

Aiken County to retain General Motors dealership

Johnson Motor Co. of South Carolina, in Graniteville, will remain in the GM dealer network, it announced this afternoon.

03/29/10 - 4:54pm

Man killed outside Atlanta nightclub

ATLANTA - Atlanta police say a man is in custody after a shooting outside an Atlanta nightclub and concert venue left one man dead. Police say the shooting happened about 11 p.m. Sunday outside the Masquerade on North Avenue. Atlanta police Maj. Keith Meadows says the shooting apparently stemme...

03/29/10 - 7:38am

Bartow County deputy fatally shoots man

  CARTERSVILLE, Ga.  - Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap says a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man in the back yard of a home in Cartersville. The shooting happened Sunday night after a homeowner called authorities to complain about a man in her front yard. Millsap says deputies arri...

03/29/10 - 7:35am
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