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Prosecutor won't fight suspension

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina prosecutor won't challenge a six-month suspension of his driver's license for his refusal to take a breath test after a drunken-driving arrest. Barney Giese said that he won't fight the suspension of his driver's license for the arrest in Charleston ...

08/18/09 - 7:32am

Ex-Korean leader, Nobel laureate, dies

SEOUL, South Korea -– Former President Kim Dae-jung, who survived assassination attempts during his years as a dissident and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his reconciliation efforts with communist North Korea, died Tuesday. He was 85. Kim, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia since last mo...

08/18/09 - 7:26am

South Fulton woman shot, toddler son beaten

CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, Ga. — Police say a woman was shot and he 1-year-old son beaten during a home invasion in south Fulton County. Chattahoochee Hills police Chief Damon Jones says 22-year-old Nikki Neely was shot in the head during the attack just before 9 p.m. Monday. WSB radio reported tha...

08/18/09 - 6:51am

UGA construction work keeps turning up old treasures

ATHENS, Ga. -- A renovation project on one of the University of Georgia's oldest buildings has turned into an archaeological treasure hunt, and after weeks of digging, the treasure pile just keeps growing. Yet another priceless relic from UGA's past turned up in New College's historic N...

08/18/09 - 6:03am

Georgia Power being asked about solar program participation

ATLANTA - A Georgia utility regulator is trying to find out why there are more people interested in selling solar power than there are willing to pay extra to buy it. Stan Wise, one of five members of the state Public Service Commission, wants to know if the Georgia Power Co. is doing enough to mar...

08/18/09 - 5:52am

North Augusta to hold planning session

The annual North Augusta Forward will be held today at the council chambers inside the new municipal building on Georgia Avenue. City officials use this planning session to discuss the future of North Augusta, with presentations from each department. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and will last throu...

08/18/09 - 5:36am

Teen's job application shelved

A teenager was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Best Buy, but not before he asked an employee for a job application.

08/18/09 - 5:33am

Cyrus stalking suspect from Appling to appear in court today

Police say Mark McLeod told an officer he was secretly engaged to marry the "Hannah Montana" star.

08/18/09 - 9:15am

DOE halts assessment for park

The U.S. Energy Department has halted its plan to conduct an Environmental Assessment involving the proposed lease of 2,700 acres at Savannah River Site for an energy park.

08/17/09 - 8:43pm

Husqvarna relocating HQ from Augusta to Charlotte

Husqvarna Outdoor Products Inc. has already started the relocation of its headquarters to Charlotte, N.C., the result of a global reorganization plan by the Sweden-based lawn and garden equipment maker. Not all of its approximate 100 employees in Augusta will be making the move to North Carolina, s...

08/17/09 - 9:32pm
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