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State school board tosses out tampered tests

ATLANTA - The state Board of Education approved unanimously Thursday a plan to toss out scores for standardized tests at four elementary schools where cheating was discovered, which means the schools no longer meet federal standards.

07/09/09 - 4:17pm

Ga. licenses, ID cards to change

New cards have several security features to make ID theft more difficult.

07/09/09 - 1:13pm

Tour de France: Armstrong still second

Remains a split second behind leader after the sixth stage of the Tour de France.

07/09/09 - 12:50pm

Report: LPGA commissioner agreeable to buyout

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens reportedly is agreeable to a buyout of the final two years of her contract amid calls for her resignation by key players. Sports Business Daily cited sources on its Web site Thursday that the LPGA Tour board has authorized a golf industry execu...

07/09/09 - 10:39am

Police look for local link to SC serial killer

Authorities say they are investigating a possible connection between a Harlem kidnapping victim and a South Carolina serial killer gunned down this week by police. Patrick Burris, 41, a career criminal who police believe shot five people near Gaffney, S.C., was fatally shot Monday by officers inves...

07/09/09 - 9:59am

Animal benefit event set Friday

A charity dance to benefit a Columbia County animal rescue group will be held Friday. Dance for the Paws, a fundraiser for the Columbia County Humane Society, will be held 7:30-11 p.m. at the Elks Lodge at 205 Elkdom Court off Furys Ferry Road. The event features a dance lesson, shows, silent auct...

07/09/09 - 9:44am

Video: Theft at New China Buffet

Police are searching for a suspect that stole cash from a Chinese restaurant last month. The man entered the New China Buffet restaurant in the 3200 block of Peach Orchard Road around 10:40 a.m. June 19, said Richmond County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Paul Evans. When cashier left her post, the man reac...

05/28/10 - 9:22pm

McDuffie official questioned after airport complaint

THOMSON, Ga. -- Federal authorities have now taken over the investigation of an elected official and his brother in McDuffie County stemming from reported threats made against an aircraft pilot at the local airport Wednesday night. McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall said the probe was turned ov...

07/09/09 - 7:34pm

Savannah soldier charged with murder

A soldier was charged Tuesday night as a suspect in the July 2 slaying of another soldier, according to Savannah-Chatham police and U.S. Army officials.

07/09/09 - 7:40am
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