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Road keeps killing UGA students

ATHENS, Ga. -- The New Year's Eve car crash that killed the 22-year-old uncle of the first baby born in Athens in 2010 also took the life of a 21-year-old University of Georgia student from St. Simons. That same stretch of road has a deadly history, claiming the lives of at least three UGA stud...

01/05/10 - 8:40am

Ex-NBA player Williams in wreck

NEW YORK – Former NBA player Jayson Williams was taken to a hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after his SUV hit a tree.

01/05/10 - 9:58am

Winter storm hits South hard

Icy weather continues across Georgia and South Carolina, and commuters in Atlanta had to deal with at least one major street closing after water from a broken fire hydrant created hazardous driving conditions.

01/05/10 - 9:42am

Jenkinsville nuclear plant tests 100 emergency sirens

JENKINSVILLE, S.C. — South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. is testing the 106 sirens located within 10 miles of its nuclear power plant near the state capital. The power company says all sirens surrounding the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Columbia are going to be tested Tuesday at around 1...

01/05/10 - 7:32am

No analysis has been done on whether tax credits helped Ga.

ATLANTA - No one knows if the $265 million in taxes Georgia gave up over three recent years brought the state any benefit, and the state's in-house watchdog agency says nothing has been done about it since the first report in 2006. At issue are 13 credits companies can use to save what they wou...

01/05/10 - 7:26am

Firefighters battle blaze at Warren County plant

CAMAK, Ga. – Dozens of area firefighters battled a major fire at The Timberman Inc. plant in Warren County late Monday and into this morning. No one was injured in the blaze, which destroyed an office area and much of the plant’s shipping building....

01/05/10 - 8:15am

161 cases of snack items stolen

Someone broke into a warehouse in North Augusta and stole about $4,766 worth of Lance Sandwich Crackers and other snacks. A North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report says that the burglary at 405 Barton Road happened sometime between 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Monday. Someone...

01/04/10 - 11:31pm

Sisters say they were robbed

Three sisters told authorities that two men forced them inside their home at gunpoint and robbed them early today. A Richmond County sheriff’s report said the two women and the teenage girl told officers that two men approached them about 12:15 a.m. as they were walking from their vehicle to t...

01/04/10 - 11:22pm

Madgen gets record in Augusta State win

Ben Madgen scored 17 points tonight to become the Peach Belt Conference's all-time leading scorer. Madgen helped lead No. 3 Augusta State to an 85-62 win at North Georgia. Madgen entered the game needing 15 points to pass Francis Marion's Carlton Farr. Madgen scored off an offensive rebound...

01/04/10 - 10:56pm

Official leaving to help fight child trafficking in Guatemala

ATLANTA — Gov. Sonny Perdue's appointee to monitor problems with the state child welfare system has resigned. Officials said today that Tom Rawlings is leaving to help fight child trafficking and other crimes against children in Guatemala. Rawlings had been in the Georgia job since July 2...

01/04/10 - 10:27pm
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