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Augusta native seeking state school post

Augusta native Beth Farokhi announced today that she will run for Georgia School Superintendent in the 2010 Democratic Primary.

04/21/10 - 3:19pm

MCG applicants prefer Augusta 6-1

ATLANTA -- Roughly six students accepted to MCG prefer the main Augusta campus for every one that wants to attend in Athens.

04/21/10 - 10:19am

SC PSC could see small changes

COLUMBIA -- A panel is calling for little change in the membership of the S.C. Public Service Commission, nominating incumbents and newcomers, including an Augusta, Ga. native, for four-year terms....

04/21/10 - 7:42am

Legislators to discuss trash to power legislation

COLUMBIA - Legislators plan to discuss changing a South Carolina law to allow a proposed garbage incinerator that will generate power. A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee is scheduled to discuss today changing the state's waste management law to include waste-to-energy facilities. N...

04/21/10 - 7:27am

SC legislators to discuss offshore drilling

COLUMBIA  - A bill directing South Carolina's environmental agency to expedite offshore drilling applications after federal restrictions are removed is scheduled for debate. A Senate subcommittee is set to discuss the measure today. It would direct the state Department of Health and Enviro...

04/21/10 - 7:25am

Officials don't know what sparked SC college fire

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Fire investigators say they don't know what sparked a fire last month at a South Carolina college. The Herald of Rock Hill reported today investigators have concluded their investigation without being able to figure out what started the March 6 fire at Winthrop Univer...

04/21/10 - 7:23am

SC woman sentenced to 5 years for scalding boy

DILLON, S.C.  - A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to scalding her 5-year-old stepson. WBTW-TV in Florence reported that 24-year-old Dartisha Henson of Latta had been charged with cruelty to children for the 2008 scalding of the boy in a...

04/21/10 - 7:21am

Georgia House to take up ethics reform

ATLANTA  - The House is set to take up long-promised ethics reform legislation. The ethics package from House Speaker David Ralston is on the calendar for a vote today, with the clock ticking down on the session's end. House Republicans made ethics a top priority after a scandal last year invol...

04/21/10 - 7:19am

Ex-candidate convicted of murder seeks tips

ATLANTA   - The family of a former candidate for California governor who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1996 slaying of an Atlanta businessman is launching a billboard campaign seeking new evidence in his case. Scott Davis was convicted of murder in December 2006 in the death of D...

04/21/10 - 7:16am

Athens, Ga. convenience store owners arrested

  ATHENS, Ga. - Police in Athens say they have arrested the owners of the two convenience stores that were raided last month during an investigation of illegal gambling. Jail records show that 34-year-old Anubincy Joseph, 36-year-old Emmanuel Joseph, 45-year-old Tomy Kurian and 45-year-old...

04/21/10 - 7:14am
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