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2nd Augusta flu case negative; no local patients test positive

Georgia health officials are investigating a cluster of 11 confirmed or probable cases of the novel influenza A H1N1 virus at a private school in suburban Atlanta's Henry County.

05/13/09 - 4:54pm

Woodrow Wilson boyhood home gets new federal honor Friday

The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson will be honored Friday as the U.S. Interior Department installs a new plaque announcing its designation as a National Historic Landmark. The 2 p.m. ceremony in front of the Wilson home will include an unveiling of the marker by Ray Rivera, the Interior D...

05/13/09 - 4:26pm

3 snared in major meth bust near Duluth

DULUTH, Ga. - Federal agents say they have dismantled a major methamphetamine operation in the Eastern U.S.

05/13/09 - 4:48pm

Ga. chief justice says she’ll join think tank, law firm

ATLANTA -- Georgia Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears announced this morning that she will join a think tank working on strengthening marriage and the Atlanta office of a Chicago law firm when she steps down from the bench at the end of June. Sears, a Savannah native, had already announced her retireme...

05/13/09 - 8:46pm

Walgreens holdup photos released

Columbia County authorities released photos this morning of a man wanted for the Monday robbery of a Martinez Walgreens.

05/13/09 - 4:46pm

Clearwater fire chief dismissed; Warrant, personnel issues cited

AIKEN -- A Clearwater Volunteer Fire Department chief who was arrested last week on a year-and-a-half-old warrant has been dismissed from his position, according to an official who oversees the department. “The only thing I can say is Mr. Toole was terminated because of an arrest warrant and o...

05/13/09 - 9:43am

Goodwill Industries holding job fair today in Augusta

Goodwill is holding a job fair today.

05/13/09 - 8:23am

Goodwill Industries holding job fair today

Goodwill is holding a job fair today.

05/13/09 - 8:22am

Some call for override of Perdue veto on capital gains tax

ATLANTA — A handful of conservative groups are calling for legislators to override Gov. Sonny Perdue's veto of a sweeping tax break plan when they return to Atlanta next year. Perdue said Monday the dire economy forced him to veto a proposal that would have slashed the state's capital...

05/13/09 - 4:30pm

Augusta man shot, killed in Ala.

FLORENCE, Ala. -- An Augusta man who went to Alabama to visit family for Mother's Day, was fatally shot early Sunday, and another man is under arrest. Joel Ricks, 27, of Augusta, formerly of Muscle Shoals, Ala., was shot multiple times in an apartment, police told the Florence Times Daily. Jer...

05/13/09 - 4:30pm

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