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Colder days bringing longer lines for those seeking heat help

There’s an increase in the need each year when temperatures drop, officials say.

12/04/09 - 10:12pm

House qualifier only one, while four others seek Senate seat

E.G. "Earnie" Smith was the lone qualifier this week to fill the vacant state House District 122 seat. That seat was vacated by state Rep. Hardie Davis, a Democrat, who was one of four to qualify this week for the empty state Senate seat, which came open when Ed Tarver was appointed U.S. attorney. ...

12/04/09 - 4:12pm

Fatal crash this morning in Aiken County

A Warrenville man was killed this morning in a single-vehicle traffic accident. According to a news release from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, Marcus A. Bass, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened about 8:30 a.m. on Highway 421 near Gentry Hill Road. According to witnesses, ...

12/04/09 - 1:32pm

Atlanta mayoral race provisional ballots counted

ATLANTA — The Atlanta mayor's race appears headed for a recount after election officials tallied provisional ballots in the contest.

12/04/09 - 11:32am

Part of Broad Street to close Saturday

The westbound lanes of Broad Street will be closed on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., according to a release from the Downtown Development Authority.

01/20/10 - 9:59pm

Execution date set for Ga. 'stocking strangler'

ATLANTA - Georgia's Department of Corrections says Carlton Gary, known as the "Columbus Stocking Strangler," is scheduled to be executed on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.

12/04/09 - 10:42am

Procter & Gamble added products, jobs to Augusta plant

Richmond County’s sixth largest manufacturing employer got a Bounce in its product line and celebrated a Gain in employees this morning. Procter & Gamble unveiled recent expansions at its south Augusta powder detergent facility. About 150 people have been added to its staff to make a Bounc...

03/27/10 - 12:01pm

UGA layoffs may be in store

The University of Georgia probably can avoid more furloughs for now, but could be forced to lay off employees next year unless the economy and tax collections pick up, President Michael Adams said Thursday.

12/04/09 - 8:33am

Atlanta fire stations become safe havens for youth

ATLANTA - Atlanta fire houses will soon become safe havens for the city's most vulnerable children.

12/04/09 - 8:27am

Driver's food cited in fatal Ga. crash

Officials in Forsyth County say a 48-year-old woman who was killed in a highway collision may have lost control of her car because she was eating.

12/04/09 - 10:38am
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