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Ga. man sentenced to 10 years for ponzi scheme

ATLANTA - A Marietta attorney was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for bilking investors of more than $28 million.

08/20/09 - 2:47pm

Random overgrowth is called Divine Vine

RALEIGH, N.C. — In the last few months, the perceived image of Jesus has been reported on many things. The latest miraculous manifestation of his image is in a 30-foot-high growth of North Carolina weeds dubbed Kudzu Jesus.

08/20/09 - 9:06am

Georgia-based Trident submarine rescues fishermen

ST. MARYS - Five Bahamian fishermen clinging to a capsized boat four days in the Atlantic Ocean were rescued by an unlikely source - a Trident submarine.

08/20/09 - 7:03am

Burned Athens woman in coma; man denied bond

A judge denied bond Wednesday for the boyfriend of an Athens woman who remained on life support the day after he allegedly doused her with kerosene and set her on fire.

08/20/09 - 6:48am

U.S. News names UGA 21st in nation

The University of Georgia slipped one rung on U.S. News & World Report's 2010 list of the best public colleges but held the same ranking as last year among all schools, according to results released Wednesday.

08/20/09 - 7:54am

Georgia jobless population approaching a half-million

ATLANTA – Georgia's unemployment rate climbed to 10.3 percent in July - up two-tenths of a percentage point from last month. State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond reported Thursday that "layoffs are moderating" but nearly 500,000 residents are still officially unemployed. He said they...

08/20/09 - 12:21pm

Atlanta scores 15 runs in rout

NEW YORK – Brian McCann hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of another gaffe by Luis Castillo to put together their own eight-run inning in a 15-2 victory over the sluggish New York Mets on tonight. McCann's long drive to right-center off Bobby Parnell was the highl...

08/19/09 - 9:46pm

Man surrenders in carjacking of pregnant woman's vehicle Aug. 5

A man who police say was involved in an Aug. 5 carjacking of a 20-year-old pregnant woman has turned himself in. According to Richmond County Sgt. Blaise Dresser, 22-year-old Jackie Devern Frazier has been arrested and will be charged with robbery by force. Sgt. Dresser said that Mr. Frazier turne...

08/19/09 - 9:19pm

Ga. biowaste company operator guilty of illegal organ storage

DECATUR, Ga. — Attorney General Thurbert Baker says a man who failed to dispose of biomedical waste collected by his company has pleaded guilty to charges that included illegal storage of human waste, including limbs and organs. Christopher Lee entered the plea in DeKalb County Superior Court ...

08/19/09 - 9:18pm

Police investigate robbery at Lumpkin Road store tonight

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at about 7:10 p.m. today at the PK Pantry store at 2502 Lumpkin Road. According to Richmond County Sgt. Blaise Dresser, the store was held up by two black males. Detailed descriptions of the suspects were not yet available, he said....

08/19/09 - 9:03pm
 
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