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Cast netter hauls in artificial arm off St. Simon Island pier

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Fishermen often brag about catching one as long your arm. Sam Newton caught the arm. Newton, 66, was throwing his cast net off the St. Simons Island pier last week when he pulled up an artificial arm. "It scared the heck out of me,'' he said. "Hell, I'm hoping...

10/06/09 - 1:42pm

Gov. Sanford's lawyers facing noon deadline in ethics case

Lawyers argue the House has no authority to act as a prosecutor.

10/06/09 - 10:42am

Fort Gordon job fair today

A job fair will be held at Fort Gordon Army Reserve from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today. More than 45 employers, including General Dynamics, Sears, the FBI and the Fort Gordon Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, are scheduled to attend. The first hour will be open only to Warriors in Transition , an...

10/06/09 - 6:10am

Power outage today for some Harlem residents

Some Harlem residents could be without power today while Georgia Power crews work in the area. The outage is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Georgia Power customers on Old Augusta Highway, Byrd Road, Peri Leigh Road, Kings way and Dogwood Trail. Crews will be performing power line maintenance...

10/06/09 - 6:06am

Georgia loses again in water fight

ATLANTA — A judge has again ruled against Georgia in the tri-state water wars case and frowned upon the state's continued litigation of the matter.

10/06/09 - 6:20am

Sheriff in notorious case indicted

COLUMBIA — The former South Carolina sheriff who investigated the Susan Smith case is one of several public figures named in federal indictments unsealed Monday on charges ranging from witness tampering to drug distribution.

10/06/09 - 12:16am

Man found guilty in death, molestation of boy, 6

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A jury deliberated for about two hours today before finding a Georgia man guilty of murder and child molestation in the death of a 6-year-old boy whose body was later found wrapped in trash bags and dumped near a road.

10/05/09 - 9:35pm

School staffs to get days off

The Richmond County Board of Education unanimously agreed today to provide teachers and counselors furlough days to compenstate for state-mandated pay cuts.

01/08/10 - 1:20pm

Shooting reported at 11th, Cedar

A man was shot in the leg this afternoon at the corner of 11th and Cedar streets, Richmond County dispatch said.

10/05/09 - 5:24pm

WJBF to manage WAGT in January

Local television stations WJBF Channel 6 and WAGT Channel 26 announced a partnership today to begin sharing certain services effective January 2010. According to a release from the television stations, their parent companies have signed a letter of intent indicating that WJBF “would provide sa...

10/05/09 - 4:25pm
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