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Man sentenced in slaying of disabled veteran

ANDERSON, S.C.  - A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison in the abduction and shooting death of a disabled veteran. Multiple media outlets reported that 37-year-old William Bradley Scruggs pleaded guilty but mentally ill Tuesday in Anderson in the August shooting death o...

04/28/10 - 8:47am

Body found in burning Fulton camper

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.  - Authorities in Johns Creek in north Fulton County are investigating an early morning fire in a recreational vehicle that left one man dead. Johns Creek Assistant Fire Chief Pat Wilson says neighbors heard an explosion early today, and investigators found the burning RV ...

04/28/10 - 8:43am

Cobb County kills sports complex plan

MARIETTA, Ga.  - The Cobb County Commission has voted to deny bonds for a $72 million sports complex proposed for the Powder Springs area. The vote followed a tentative decision last week by commissioners to stop the county's involvement in the project. The complex had been proposed by local bu...

04/28/10 - 8:39am

Edgefield plans public roads meeting

There will be a public meeting May 6 to discuss in Edgefield County to discuss proposed improvements to U.S. 25 between Brighthop Road and Augusta Road. The meeting will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Education Building at 2451 Edgefield Road in Trenton, according to ...

04/28/10 - 8:12am

GBI says no ID on body in missing student's truck

 The GBI says an autopsy was unable to identify a body police found inside the pickup truck of a missing Savannah student.

04/28/10 - 4:31pm

Eichholz stay-free plea denied

SAVANNAH -- A federal judge Tuesday denied convicted Savannah lawyer Benjamin Eichholz's plea to stay his 21-month prison sentence while he appeals.

04/28/10 - 5:32am

UGA loosens alcohol-drug policy

ATHENS, Ga. -- Students who violate University of Georgia alcohol rules a second time no longer will face automatic suspension under a new policy.

04/28/10 - 5:24am

Aiken County accident kills 3

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County coroner say three people were killed about midnight in a wreck on Gray Mare Hollow Road near Chime Bell Road. According to a news release issued this morning by Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, a single vehicle thought to be driv...

04/28/10 - 7:13am

Paris-to-Atlanta flight diverted to Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine - An American citizen on a flight from Paris to Atlanta claimed to have a fake passport and said he had explosives in his luggage, forcing federal air marshals to intervene and the plane to land in Maine, U.S. officials said today. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymi...

04/27/10 - 4:43pm

House passes Golf Hall of Fame bill

The House voted 159-0 Tuesday for Senate Bill 449 that paves the way for the state to sell 16 acres of land on Reynolds Street that was originally purchased for the now-defunct Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.

04/27/10 - 2:41pm
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