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Athens police not fooled by fake 911 call

A career criminal who attracted attention by peeking into cars at a Westside hotel tried to slip past police early Tuesday by calling in a phony report of a shooting nearby, Athens-Clarke police said.

10/28/09 - 3:45pm

Bulldogs, Gators score with new Jacksonville deal

Georgia and Florida will play for the 77th time in Jacksonville Saturday in their annual rivalry game, and the city is making it more attractive for the schools to return under a new six-year deal that will keep the game there through 2016.

10/28/09 - 3:44pm

Papers of former Ga. governor go on display at UGA

ATHENS, Ga. - The personal papers of former Gov. Melvin E. Thompson will go on display at the University of Georgia starting next week.

10/28/09 - 7:33am

Paraplegic Georgia woman killed by husband

ATLANTA - Police say a 68-year-old paraplegic Atlanta woman has been shot and killed by her husband and another person is in critical condition.

10/28/09 - 7:31am

Long-term plan sought for Georgia Dome

ATLANTA - The Georgia World Congress Center Authority is trying to determine what to do with the Georgia Dome.

10/28/09 - 7:28am

SLED investigates death of SC jail inmate

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of an inmate who died in the Charleston County jail.

10/28/09 - 7:26am

Augusta man robbed at gunpoint at intersection

An Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint this afternoon at the intersection of Bohler Avenue and Jenkins Street. The man said he asked a pedestrian for directions to University Hospital and the man got inside his truck, pointed a silver revolver at him and demanded money, according to a Richmond C...

10/27/09 - 10:11pm

Graniteville water system take-over hits funding snag

GLOVERVILLE — Funding could pose a roadblock for Valley Public Service Authority in taking over the rundown Avondale Mills water system, the authority’s board of commissioners learned in a meeting Tuesday night. Board lawyer Eric Shytle told commissioners in the special called meeting th...

10/27/09 - 9:01pm

Columbia County bans contractor from future bids

Columbia County commissioners on Tuesday banned a Miami-based contractor from bidding on any county construction projects. Tran Construction Inc. can no longer bid on projects until it settles ongoing litigation with the county and complete late projects, officials decided during a commission meet...

01/20/10 - 11:08pm

Civic center wants Methodists to return to Augusta for meeting

Augusta civic center complex management company Global Spectrum is looking to right a past wrong.

01/20/10 - 10:07pm
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