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Pupil punished for threatening teacher

  A Hephzibah Middle School student has been found guilty in a tribunal of writing a note threatening to harm a teacher. According to school reports released this week for tribunals held Feb. 26, the student passed the note around a classroom on Feb. 11. The student later apologized, was remors...

03/18/10 - 12:28pm

Students punished after sex on bus

Two Richmond County students have gone before a school system tribunal after authorities say they had oral sex while on a school bus on the campus of Josey High. School system reports released this week for tribunals held on Feb. 26 stated that on Feb. 9 a Davidson Fine Arts School student performed...

04/05/10 - 2:54pm

Man hit by train on tracks near Bath

AIKEN - A man is in serious condition at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics after being hit by a train in Bath this morning.

03/18/10 - 12:21pm

Two arrested after wreck, theft

A traffic accident led to the arrest of two men Wednesday after police say they assaulted a man and stole his necklace. Michael Antonio Trim, 17, and Robert Anthony Jackson, 19, both of 2290 Basswood Drive in Hephzibah, are charged with robbery by force, according to a Richmond County sheriff's repo...

03/18/10 - 4:50pm

Student protest organizers meet legislators

ATLANTA -- Seven of the organizers of Monday's student protest against possible cuts to higher-education spending met this morning with Democratic legislators.

03/18/10 - 11:39am

Vogtle still reviewing federal loan offer

Southern Company and subsidiary Georgia Power say they're still reviewing the Obama loan offer.

03/18/10 - 12:59pm

Carter criticizes Mideast effort

ATLANTA- Former President Jimmy Carter says the latest plan for shuttle diplomacy between Israel and Palestine is a "feeble effort".

03/18/10 - 10:19am

McDuffie County finance director resigns due to health problems

McDuffie County Finance Director Darlow Maxwell has tenured his resignation citing  "serious" health problems.

03/18/10 - 11:49am

SC lawmakers approve abortion ban in health plan

COLUMBIA - South Carolina legislators approved barring the state's health insurance plan from covering abortions in cases of rape or incest, but allowed a limited exception.

03/18/10 - 7:40am

Man shot, killed at Atlanta train station

EAST POINT, Ga. - Authorities are investigating a shooting at a MARTA station in the Atlanta area that left a man dead. Officials say the man was shot and killed Wednesday night at the East Point train station. Lyle Harris, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, says train...

03/18/10 - 7:35am
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