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Bibb County looks at acquiring Georgia music, sports halls

MACON, Ga. - Bibb County's government is considering plans to acquire Georgia's sports and music halls of fame. Both are located in Macon. County commissioners have agreed to let Commission Chairman Sam Hart begin negotiating for the buildings. The deal could involve a swap of sales tax money f...

04/07/10 - 7:55am

Dearing man charged in traffic death

A Dearing man has been charged with homicide by vehicle in connection with a wreck Monday on Mike Padgett Highway. Jay Loveless Jr., 55, was the driver of a tractor-trailer truck that smashed into the rear of a car stopped to make a left turn onto 4-H Club Road around noon, a Richmond County sheriff...

04/06/10 - 11:07pm

Barrett to speak on energy plan

Republican U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett will make a gubernatorial campaign stop today at Aiken Technical College. The session will focus on Barrett's vision for the energy independence and job growth in South Carolina, also touted as the Palmetto Project. Barrett reprsensents the 3rd district...

04/06/10 - 12:58pm

Woods changing his image with muted colors

Gone are the days of bright, bold colors in Tiger Woods' wardrobe -- at least for now.

04/06/10 - 1:19pm

Record heat to continue today

Expect another day of record heat, with forecasters calling for a high of 91 degrees today in Augusta.

04/06/10 - 10:43am

Prayer breakfast draws 1,000 golf fans

Scott Lehman uses golf to minister in places where men love the game but need the gospel.


04/06/10 - 1:19pm

Tires eyed in 2008 crash that injured Blink 182 drummer

Federal officials are discussing why a Learjet hurtled off the end of a runway in Columbia in 2008, causing a fiery crash that killed four people and injured two celebrities.

04/06/10 - 12:23pm

Georgia troops return from Afghanistan

About 200 soldiers from the Macon-based 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion and the Forsyth-based 148th Brigade Support Battalion have returned from Afghanistan.

04/06/10 - 9:41am

Sheriff's deputies report few problems

The influx of Masters Week visitors into Augusta has resulted in no unexpected problems, Richmond County Sheriff's deputies said today.



04/06/10 - 9:34am

Grenade found near Georgia county commissioner's home

The Barrow County Sheriff's Office is investigating an explosive device that was found in front of a county commissioner's home.

04/06/10 - 9:11am
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