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Villa Rica officer dragged, driver jailed

VILLA RICA, Ga. - A Villa Rica police officer is recovering at home after he was injured during a routine traffic stop.

05/20/09 - 3:51pm

Richmond math scores up in most grades

More preliminary test results released by the Richmond County school system this afternoon show gains by almost all grades on the math section of the CRCT compared with last year, but inconsistent results in Reading and English/Language Arts.

05/20/09 - 4:16pm

I-20 wreck closes lane

A wreck on Interstate 20 near the Grovetown exit this afternoon has caused one lane of westbound traffic to shut down.

05/20/09 - 3:31pm

Walker judge recuses himself

The federal judge who presided over former Georgia Sen. Charles Walker’s criminal trial recused himself this week from presiding over Mr. Walker’s appeal.

05/20/09 - 6:19pm

FLU UPDATE: Georgia has two more confirmed cases

Georgia has two more confirmed cases of novel influenza A H1N1 infection, bringing the state’s total to 27, the Georgia Division of Public Health announced this afternoon.

05/20/09 - 3:41pm

Slain tourist's fiance asks max penalty for killer

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The fiance of a pregnant Georgia woman slain in Puerto Rico said he wants "the maximum sentence possible" for the man who pleaded guilty to killing her.

05/20/09 - 2:43pm

Driver killed in truck crash on Interstate 20

NORWOOD - A 44-year-old Smyrna man was killed after losing control of his tractor-trailer rig following a wreck with another truck on Interstate 20 in Warren County early Wednesday. Warren County Deputy Coroner Sandy Yelton identified the victim as James Bush. She said Mr. Bush, a driver for the Pe...

05/20/09 - 2:34pm

Aiken among finalists for police car manufacturing site

Aiken is on the short list of possible sites for a 500-worker police car manufacturing site.

05/20/09 - 8:44pm

Inquiry rules out bullying death of fifth-grader

DECATUR, Ga. - An Atlanta area 5th grader was not bullied before he committed suicide in April, according to an independent investigation ordered by DeKalb County school officials.

05/20/09 - 3:07pm

Terminator Salvation opens with post-midnight screenings

[YOUTUBE pcg5t0mT8V4] The Memorial Day weekend starts tonight, with a post-midnight screening of Terminator Salvation. The fourth film in the Terminator franchise will be shown at 12:01, 12:15 and 12:30 a.m. at Augusta Regal Exchange 20, 1144 Agerton Lane. See Thursday's Applause for a previ...

05/20/09 - 2:02pm

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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