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Woman charged with murder in death of grandmother

MACON, Ga. – A Macon woman has been charged with killing her 92-year-old grandmother by neglect. Michelle Sheree Brooks Moore was arrested Friday on a felony murder charge in the September 2008 death of Clara Sipp. Medical personnel caring for Sipp after she was transported by ambulance to Col...

08/08/09 - 11:56am

Sonia Sotomayor sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Sonia Sotomayer becomes nation's first Hispanic justice and third female on the U.S. Supreme Court in its 220-year history.

08/08/09 - 3:59pm

Man and passenger shot at while sitting in car

A 21-year-old man and his passengers were shot at Friday night while sitting in his car at Lumpkin Road and Frenwood Drive. According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s office report, the victim stated that a black male in a black truck shot at him and his passengers several times at about 8:41 ...

08/08/09 - 10:56am

SC holds alligator seminar

GARNETT, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is holding its first alligator hunting seminar of the season. The seminar is today at the Webb Wildlife Center near Garnett in Hampton County. Others will be scheduled before the season which runs from Sept. 12 through Oct. 10....

08/08/09 - 9:21am

Forrest suspect moved after jail fight

ATLANTA — A suspect arrested for the murder of boxer Vernon Forrest has been moved to a different jail after fighting with another inmate earlier this week. Police charged 20-year-old Damario Ware with murder and other offenses Tuesday after he turned himself in as a suspect in the July robber...

08/08/09 - 4:49am

Ga. DOT board member quits

ATLANTA — Steve Farrow is resigning from the three-member state Transportation Board effective Aug. 15. Farrow, a Dalton lawyer, had three and a half years left in his term. He says he's leaving for personal reasons. Farrow won the seat vacated by Mike Evans, who had to resign because of ...

08/08/09 - 4:31am

Students Who Care Scholarship applications now available

Applications are now available for the Students Who Care Scholarship award, which will be presented by the Augusta Partnership for Children, Inc. during Children’s Week 2009. The scholarships, worth $600, will be awarded to high school seniors in Richmond County who are in good academic standi...

08/08/09 - 4:27am

Food bank event scheduled today

A Fill the Truck drive will be held today to benefit the Golden Harvest Food Bank. People are encouraged to drop off food and monetary donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bi-Lo, 500 Fury Ferry Rd. Bi-Lo Charities Hunger Relief Program will purchase one Hunger Relief Bag for every $5 that is donate...

08/08/09 - 4:23am

Communitywide PTA event today

The second annual Community PTA event will be held today at the Augusta State University Sports Complex on Wrightsboro Road. The event, from noon to 3 p.m., is organized by the Richmond County Council of Parent Teacher Associations. It will feature information about each of the county’s public...

01/19/10 - 9:45pm

Athens crime surge worries returning UGA students

ATHENS, Ga. -- Carson Strickland plans to be completely moved into his new Athens digs by this weekend, but until he's finished, he'll fret about the belongings he already brought from his home in Columbus. "I'm pretty uncomfortable leaving my stuff here," the University of Georgia seni...

08/08/09 - 4:14am
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