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'Blue dog' Democrat delays makes health care effort better: Barrow

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Recent foot dragging by some congressional Democrats likely will produce a better health care reform bill, U.S. Rep. John Barrow said Wednesday. Barrow made the prediction while talking with reporters following his remarks at a Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce forum. The Savannah...

09/03/09 - 6:30am

Facing indictment, attorney Eichholz keeps his defense team

SAVANNAH, GA. -- Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz elected Wednesday to keep his lead defense attorney despite a judge's warnings of the lawyer's potential conflicts. U.S. Magistrate Judge G.R. Smith ruled attorney Michael Weinstock of Atlanta can remain despite concerns expressed during ...

09/03/09 - 6:20am

Congressman Broun continues harsh criticism of Obama

MADISON, Ga. -- U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is again raising the specter of Democrats turning the United States into a totalitarian state. Broun, a Republican whose district includes part of the Augusta area, apparently has not changed his belief that President Obama may be a fascist since he made similar...

09/03/09 - 6:09am

Georgia State's schedule includes Tide

ATLANTA – Georgia State will play its first football game on Sept. 2, 2010, against Shorter and wrap up its inaugural season against powerhouse Alabama. Georgia State will play six home games at the Georgia Dome: Shorter, Jacksonville State (Sept. 18), Morehead State (Oct. 2), Savannah State (...

09/02/09 - 10:21pm

Georgia's King likely to miss opener

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia running back Caleb King, who was beaten out for the starting job by Richard Samuel, will likely miss the No. 13 Bulldogs' season opener at ninth-ranked Oklahoma State because of a lingering hamstring injury. King entered preseason drills as the No. 1 tailback, but he ...

09/02/09 - 10:18pm

Three of four TEE Center panel members said to be chosen

Mayor Deke Copenhaver is lacking just one commissioner to serve on a committee that will recommend a solution to the TEE center dilemma.

01/27/10 - 11:48pm

More candidates qualify today

Two more candidates paid qualifying fees today to be on the Nov. 3 ballot. James Williams Jr., paid the $100 fee to run for the District 5 seat on the Board of Education, left vacant by the death of Joe Scott. In 2008, Mr. Scott defeated Mr. Williams to hold onto the post with 74 percent of the vot...

01/21/10 - 12:42am

Sanford lawyer says 1987 note said pricey travel was OK

Governor's Office defends travel practice.

09/02/09 - 6:11pm

Sister Rose Margaret Schweers, well-known Augusta nun, dies

Funeral for Sister Rose Margaret Schweers will be 9 a.m. Thursday at the Nazereth Living Center in St. Louis.

09/02/09 - 4:47pm

SC predator task force nets 101 convictions

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's attorney general says a task force created to go after people suspected of soliciting children for sex over the Internet has successfully prosecuted more than 100 child predators. Henry McMaster said today that his statewide Internet Crimes Against Children Task...

09/02/09 - 3:21pm
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