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Bomb threat evacuates school

W.S. Hornsby Elementary School was evacuated this morning after a man called Rich­mond County schools’ public safety and threatened to blow up the school.

11/20/09 - 11:10pm

Jefferson County wins in overtime

B.J. Bostic's third touchdown gave Jefferson County a wild 24-17 overtime win over Thomasville.

11/21/09 - 1:14am

Work on landmark begins

One of the South’s most significant Civil War landmarks is getting a $192,000 face-lift.

06/15/10 - 10:46pm

Service set for Saturday morning

ATHENS, Ga. - A private funeral service for University of Georgia mascot Uga VII, an English bulldog that died Thursday morning, will be held Saturday morning in Sanford Stadium, the university said this afternoon. The service will be held in the section of the stadium where previous mascots are bu...

11/20/09 - 7:36pm

Jackets knock off George Mason

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Gani Lawal had 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 21 Georgia Tech to a 70-62 victory over George Mason today in the consolation round of the O'Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Lawal scored six of his team's last 15 points as the Yellow Jackets (2-1) hel...

11/20/09 - 6:23pm

Deal to run through 2016

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson agreed today to a one-year extension of his contract, which now runs through 2016. Johnson initially signed a seven-year contract worth about $11 million when he came from Navy before the 2008 season. The school gave him a new seven-year, $17.7 million...

11/20/09 - 6:21pm

Extension granted in former department head's suit against city

A federal judge has granted another extension to lawyers involved in Teresa Smith’s job discrimination lawsuit against the city of Augusta. Ms. Smith’s attorney petitioned Senior U.S. District Court Judge Anthony A. Alaimo for an extension because the parties are still negotiating a settl...

11/20/09 - 8:50pm

Blast leads to 5 years' probation

A Martinez man injured in a small blast at his home in January was sentenced to probation this afternoon for manufacturing an explosive device.

11/20/09 - 5:43pm

Ceremony remembers teacher

The memory of Linda Gail Hendrick was relived today with the rededication of a garden in her honor just two days shy of the 10-year anniversary of her attack by a student.

11/20/09 - 10:27pm

Aiken County's jobless rate lower than nation's

COLUMBIA - While South Carolina's jobless rate jumped to 12.1 percent in October from 11.7 percent the previous month, Aiken County's picture held steady. The county's labor force grew slightly from 74,968 to 75,161 in October, and the unemployment rate inched up from 9.9 percent to 10 ...

11/20/09 - 5:17pm
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