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Tour de Georgia might not return

ATLANTA — Cycling officials say if a major sponsor isn't found for the Tour de Georgia the race could be gone for good. The 8-year-old tour was canceled in 2009 as the economy faltered. Officials announced last week it won't happen this year, either. That puts the race — one of t...

01/03/10 - 6:34pm

Some schools closed Monday

Public school students in Richmond and Aiken counties return to class Monday, but those in other area systems are getting an extra day or two.

01/03/10 - 6:34pm

Couple charged with tattooing children

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. — A Chattooga County couple was arrested for tattooing six of their children. WAGA-TV reports that PattyJo Marsh and her husband, 34-year-old Jacob Edwards, tattooed themselves and six children using a plastic pen body with a needle made from a guitar string conne...

01/03/10 - 10:01am

Lawal scores 29 in win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Gani Lawal had 29 points and rescued Georgia Tech from a late collapse as the Yellow Jackets overcame 31 points from Derrio Green in a 76-67 victory over Charlotte tonight. After squandering a 15-point second-half lead, Lawal hit several key free throws and had a big block in...

01/02/10 - 10:30pm

Producer charged with murder

McDONOUGH, Ga. — Music producer Demetrius Lee Stewart, known as Shawty Redd, is being held in a suburban Atlanta jail on a murder charge.

01/02/10 - 6:59pm

UConn improves to 3-1 in bowls

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Andre Dixon rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown and Connecticut ended a trying season with a victory.

01/02/10 - 8:28pm

Military dogs to get care packages

ATHENS, Ga. - Especially during the holidays, people remember soldiers far from home and try to get them some creature comforts that will make the time away from their families a little more bearable.

01/02/10 - 4:55pm

Otis Moss to speak at MLK event

The Rev. Otis Moss III will be the keynote speaker for the third annual Keeping the Dream Alive: Why Dr. King Still Matters event sponsored by the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta.

01/29/10 - 7:34am

S.C. inmate dies in stabbing

An inmate at maximum-security McCormick Correctional Institution was assaulted this morning and died of apparent stab wounds, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

01/02/10 - 2:43pm

Boy, 15, dies in Savannah crash

SAVANNAH, Ga. - On Thursday afternoon, 15-year-old Ricky McAllaster wrote a status update on his Facebook page saying, "don't want to die tonight."

01/02/10 - 1:01pm
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