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State ethics commission fines PSC member McDonald

ATLANTA – Georgia's State Ethics Commission has fined Public Service Commission member Lauren "Bubba" McDonald $13,450 over his campaign finance reports for 2002, 2003 and 2004.

05/09/09 - 5:56pm

Richt suspends two, boots another for rules violations

ATHENS, Ga. -- A quiet offseason for the Georgia football program was interrupted with the announcement today by coach Mark Richt that two players have been suspended for violating unspecified team rules and a third player is off the team after also breaking rules. Junior tight end Bruce Figgins is...

05/09/09 - 6:11pm

Driver not competing this weekend

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Jeremy Mayfield was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR on Saturday for failing a random drug test, becoming the first driver to violate a toughened new policy that went into effect this season. Mayfield tested positive for a banned substance last weekend at Richmond International R...

05/09/09 - 6:55pm

Former winner bumps teammate

INDIANAPOLIS – Helio Castroneves has taken the pole for the Indianapolis 500. The two-time Indy winner voided an earlier qualifying effort that was third on the grid and made the decision pay off with a four-lap average of 224.864 mph that knocked Penske Racing teammate Ryan Briscoe's 224....

05/09/09 - 6:29pm

LATEST: Family of Marie Bruce relieved mystery is over

Family and friends of Marie Bruce said today that they can breathe a little easier now that the mystery regarding the whereabouts of the man who shot their loved is over.

05/09/09 - 7:48pm

Alcovy moves on to second round

Alcovy defeated Harlem 15-12 on Saturday afternoon in the decisive game of their GHSA opening-round Class AAAA baseball series. Harlem had forced a third game with a 13-12 win late Friday. Alcovy won the first game 6-5. Region 3-AAAA went 2-2 in the opening round of the tournament. Evans and Lakes...

05/09/09 - 4:31pm

Upset employee shoots manager, then kills himself

An upset fast food worker shoots manager, then turns gun on himself.

05/09/09 - 3:44pm

Hall of Famer Daly was 78

DETROIT – Chuck Daly, who coached the Dream Team to the Olympic gold medal in 1992 after winning back-to-back NBA championships with the Detroit Pistons, has died. He was 78. He died Saturday morning in Jupiter, Fla., with his family by his side, the Pistons said. The team announced in March t...

05/09/09 - 2:54pm

LATEST: Authorities confirm body is that of Zinkhan

ATHENS, Ga. - Cadaver dogs today found the remains of former University of Georgia professor George Zinkhan III, partially buried in a shallow pit in a large, densely wooded area.

05/09/09 - 10:00pm

Things to do this weekend

Today The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre presents the contemporary comedy Unnecessary Farce at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Dinner Theatre, Building 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon . Dinner starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20-$37. Call (706) 793-8552....

05/09/09 - 9:26am

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Mother of newborn left in car to face possible indictment

Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen ruled at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing for 20-year-old Alicia Manigault that her case would be bound over to a ...
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