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Ex-superintendent in Atlanta cheating scandal dies

ATLANTA - Beverly Hall, the former Atlanta Pub­lic Schools superintendent charged in what prosecutors called a broad conspiracy to cheat on state exams, has died without being tried in the case that reverberated nationwide.

03/03/15 - 12:30am

Trial begins for man accused of trying to kill his brother-in-law

Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet began hearing evidence Monday in Richmond County Superior Court in the case of Hussein McKenny, 28.

03/03/15 - 12:33am

Man's trial continues in brother-in-law's stabbing after issuing insanity plea

A bench trial will continue Tuesday for a man who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the stabbing of his brother-in-law.

03/02/15 - 10:03pm

2 Augusta commissioners want to let administrator hire, fire department heads

Two Augusta commissioners want to streamline government operations by giving more responsibility to the city administrator.

03/03/15 - 11:36am

Man fights with cops before arrest on drug, weapons charges

Police said an armed Augusta man in possession of multiple drugs fled and fought with officers before being taken into custody on Sunday.

03/02/15 - 10:08pm

S.C. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Project Jackson appeal

The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the appeal of North Augusta's Project Jackson development that includes a new ballpark for the Augusta GreenJackets.

03/03/15 - 1:12am

Gas prices climbing but shouldn't hit $3, experts say

Gas prices have been climbing above $2 locally, but experts say they should not reach $3 a gallon this year.

03/02/15 - 10:12pm

Public hearing Tuesday on Plant Vogtle permit to release water to Savannah River

A public hearing on the draft permit for water discharges from two nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle is Tuesday.

03/03/15 - 1:13am

Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

Big names are coming to the Bell Auditorium this summer. First up will be John Fogerty, who will bring his 1969 Tour to Augusta on May 12. Jay Leno will bring his chin and his humor to the stage June 4.

03/02/15 - 6:51pm

Harlem High School athletic director resigns after burglary arrest

Harlem High School's athletic director resigned Monday after a weekend burglary arrest.

03/03/15 - 12:32am
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