Killed in fall, Braves fan identified

ATLANTA - A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

Move to trim state income tax spooks investors

ATLANTA - Republicans' long-held goal of ending or reducing the state income tax could wind up hurting the state's finances by scaring bond investors.

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

ATLANTA - A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.

Suspect arrested in Texas deputy's death

Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car Friday night at a ...

Hotel pool drowning victim identified

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified a man who drowned Friday evening in an Augusta hotel pool.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Man drowns in hotel pool

A man drowned in the pool of an Augusta hotel Friday night, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.

Command sergeant major relinquishes command at ceremony

In a change of command ceremony Friday morning at Fort Gordon, Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Brooks, of the Seventh Signal Command (Theater), relinquished command to Command Sgt. Maj. Kristine Purnell.

Perry invokes Alamo in Aiken appearance

Dogged by staff defections, lagging poll numbers and financial shortfalls, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry showed he has plenty of fight left Friday at Newberry Hall in front of a modest gathering of ...

Eye doctor agrees to pay additional civil payment

Jeffrey Sponseller who operated Sponseller Eye Care One will pay $275,000 to settled a civil action filed over his violation of the False Claims Act.

Lockdown lifted following Savannah State University campus shooting

Savannah State police said a shooting took place late Thursday night near the student union on campus.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Perry brings presidential campaign to Aiken Friday

Former Texas governor Rick Perry will bring his presidential campaign to Aiken on Friday.

Stock turmoil won't affect Augusta, report says

ATLANTA - Ignore the fluctuations in the stock market because the Augusta economy is continuing to grow and add jobs, according to a university forecast released Thursday.

Burke slaying suspect arrested

A 22-year-old is facing a murder charge in connection to a badly decomposed body discovered in Burke County last week.

Fundraising huge for SC Senate candidate

COLUMBIA - When women run for the Senate in South Carolina, they usually have difficulty raising enough cash to campaign across an area that can span several counties.

July unemployment rises for Augusta area

A decrease in jobs in July and a higher number of people seeking work this summer drove up the metro unemployment rate to 7.1 percent.

Legal marijuana crop would be small

ATLANTA - Just 25 acres would be enough space to cultivate all of the marijuana needed to treat the patients in Georgia, a California grower told a state commission Wednesday.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Pedestrian injured near GRU

A pedestrian was injured after being struck in the crosswalk on Harper Street near Georgia Regents Medical Center emergency room.

Molestation charges for Ga. math teacher

An Appling County High School math teacher has been charged with two counts of child molestation in which the victims were students, Sheriff Benny Deloach said.

Aiken pedestrian struck, killed

An autopsy is scheduled today for a 56-year-old Aiken man killed Tuesday night when he was stuck by a vehicle while crossing the street.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Army cyber general proposes mission to fight global hacks

Speaking at TechNet Augusta's third annual military conference, Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon laid the groundwork for a new Army that's concentrated on stopping "hybrid warfare."
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GRU monkey death raises questions

Georgia Regents University acknowledged in a statement that it has been placed on probation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.
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