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Evans school seeking help for Fort Hood victim's family

The Columbia County school attended by the daughter of a Fort Hood victim is taking up donations to help the seventh-grader and her family. Kylah DeCrow, the 13-year-old daughter of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow, attends Evans Middle School. Her father was killed, along with 12 others, during ...

11/09/09 - 2:49pm

SC plane crash injures 3

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Three people have been injured in a small plane crash in South Carolina. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the multiengine King Air B200 crashed short of the runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport around 10:15 Monday morning. M...

11/09/09 - 12:29pm

'Tea Party Express' plans stop on Tuesday at Augusta Common

The Tea Party Express II bus tour will make a stop in Richmond County at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Augusta Common. The bus began its tour Oct. 25 in San Diego, and the trip will conclude Thursday in Orlando, Fla. The tour was scheduled to coincide with a year before the 2010 national elections. Accord...

11/09/09 - 12:33pm

Aiken cops looking statewide for Saturday holdup connections

Aiken police say they are looking statewide to see if there are any robberies similar to one Saturday at a York Street Burger King. Two Columbia men are in jail, another is dead and a fourth remains at large in connection with Saturday's incident....

11/09/09 - 10:54am

Analysis: Georgia congressmen beginning to gain notice

ATLANTA - - In a city with as many reporters as Washington, it would seem almost impossible for a politician to avoid frequent publicity. But as one of 435 members of the House or even the 100 in the Senate, an individual lawmaker doesn't often feel the warmth of the limelight. For one thing, ...

11/09/09 - 10:07am

High court upholds death sentence

ATLANTA -– Georgia's top court has upheld a death sentence against Robert Owen Arrington.

11/09/09 - 9:52am

Fort Hood soldiers ready to return

FORT HOOD, Texas -– Pvt. Joseph Foster took a bullet in the leg during the Fort Hood shooting rampage. He pauses when he's asked about the assault, then credits a stout heritage with bringing him through the ordeal and leaving him eager for his scheduled January deployment to Afghanistan. ...

11/09/09 - 9:10am

Fickle bulldog owners abandoning pets around Athens

In the heart of Dawg country, bulldogs are proving too much trouble for many.

11/09/09 - 9:56am

Mental hospital smoking banned

ATLANTA — Beginning next year, patients at Georgia's mental hospitals will no longer be able to light up. The plan to ban smoking at the seven hospitals is set to take effect Jan. 5 and is designed to make the patients and facilities healthier. National statistics show that 75 percent of ...

11/09/09 - 8:42am

Hurricane Ida weakens

MIAMI — The first hurricane this year to threaten the Gulf Coast weakened early Monday but could still pack hurricane-strength winds and storm surges when it hits the shore overnight. Warnings ahead of Hurricane Ida extended more than 200 miles across several states, although residents seemed ...

11/09/09 - 9:38am
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