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Man charged with killing Forrest held without bond

ATLANTA - As his grandmother sat nearby weeping, a 20-year-old man charged with killing ex-boxing champion Vernon Forrest had his first appearance in court Wednesday morning.

08/05/09 - 12:59pm

Rep. Broun to hold town hall meeting Monday

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will hold a town hall meeting Monday in Columbia County to hear from citizens concerned about the new federal health care bill, his office announced today.

01/08/10 - 1:09pm

1 sent to hospital after Savannah chemical spill

An unidentified person was taken to the hospital after a truck caught fire and caused a large vapor cloud at the Pilot Gas Station in Port Wentworth.

08/05/09 - 9:01am

UGA donations buck recession

ATLANTA - The University of Georgia has set a new record for gifts and grants, bringing in more than $100 million despite the sagging economy, university representatives said Tuesday.

08/05/09 - 8:48am

Road work to watch for next week

Drivers should prepare for several road and lane closures from Aug. 10 to Aug. 15 across Richmond County, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation press release.

08/05/09 - 8:28am

Georgia DOT transit grants frozen by feds

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that the Federal Transit Administration has frozen transit grants to Georgia because of financial management issues.

08/05/09 - 8:21am

Wal-Mart opens hiring center for new Grovetown store

Wal-Mart has opened a hiring center on South Belair Road to begin finding the 275 new employees for its Grovetown store, which is under construction on Lewiston Road near Interstate 20. The majority of associates will begin work in September to help prepare the store for its grand opening in the fa...

08/05/09 - 7:56am

Pregnant woman car-jacked in drive-thru

A 20-year-old pregnant woman was thrown from her vehicle early Wednesday morning during an apparent car-jacking at Krystal’s on Deans Bridge Road.

08/05/09 - 7:43am

Clerk prevents armed robbery Tuesday

A 59-year-old clerk at the Family Dollar on East Martintown Road stopped an armed robber from snatching her register’s cash drawer Tuesday afternoon.

08/05/09 - 9:06am

Accused SC bomb plotter expected to plead guilty

FLORENCE, S.C. - The South Carolina teenager accused of plotting to blow up his high school is expected to plead guilty to federal explosives charges.

08/05/09 - 7:25am
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