In a heated runoff to represent District 6 on the Augusta Commission, newspaper publisher Ben Hasan was victorious, pulling in 52.43 percent, to Bob Finnegan's 47.57 percent.
The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that was partially settled with Tuesday's primary runoff election.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination.
Crediting his win on the community's desire for change in politics, attorney Harold Jones swept the state Senate District 22 runoff race for a seat in the Georgia legislature.
Two-term Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson conceded the 22nd District state Senate race to Harold V. Jones II. Ben Hasan won a runoff victory against Bob Finnegan.
The Kroger grocery store's Atlanta division held its third annual school supply giveaway at Westside, distributing $20,000 in supplies to almost 700 Augusta teachers.
In a randomized control trial of the MighTeaFlow lozenge versus a placebo with just a sugar substitute, the green-tea extract lozenge increased saliva flow.
Augusta could be closer to having a permanent head of city government, with Mayor Deke Copenhaver calling a meeting to "discuss and approve" his recommendation.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission named a fourth inspector for the Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 construction site, according to a news release.
ATLANTA -- David Perdue squeaked to the lead in the Republican Senate runoff Tuesday over Jack Kingston in one of the most closely watched contests in the country.
Significant progress has been made addressing ongoing concerns over plutonium hazards in an empty building at Savannah River Site, according to an official.
An unidentified white male was captured on surveillance video using the card at Circle K, 2916 Washington Road, around 11 a.m. July 12.
Eric James Harlan, 26, who was shot during a home invasion at Butler Creek mobile home park last week was arrested on charges of aggravated assault.
GRU's residency program was one of 16 chosen to receive a $10,000 grant to help provide more flu and pneumococcal vaccines to the elderly.
A Pennsylvania-based information technology and software development firm will be setting up shop in Augusta.
COLUMBIA- A former South Carolina State University trustee has asked a federal judge to drop his convictions on more than two dozen charges, including racketeering.
WINNSBORO, S.C. - Fairfield County Sheriff Herman Young says he is stepping down after more than 20 years in office because of health reasons.
The Martinez-Evans Little League 11-12 year-old Americans hopped into the driver's seat with a 9-1 win over host Warner Robins on Monday night.
An Augusta woman has been charged after nurses said she taped her 2-year-old son's mouth shut to keep him quiet.