Rep. Broun says unaware of ethics slip

ATHENS, Ga. -- Rep. Paul Broun told an ethics review panel he didn't see the paperwork for a "strategic communications" firm that eventually received nearly $44,000 from his office.

Halloween curfew for SC sex offenders

COLUMBIA - Hundreds of sex offenders across South Carolina are again subject to some restrictions this Halloween.

Ga. man sentenced for voucher fraud

Federal prosecutors say an Atlanta man has been sentenced for illegally buying government vouchers meant to support new mothers and their children.

Early voting ends today

Today is the Georgia deadline for early voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.

Man shot this morning on Emmett Street

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Friday morning shooting on the 1100 Block of Emmett Street.

Players taking domestic violence pledge

Before facing off on the field, Greenbrier and Lakeside high schools players, cheerleaders and other students are invited to sign a pledge saying they won't tolerate abusive relationships.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Georgia law gives power to quarantine

In Georgia, the law allows the health department to "isolate and treat persons afflicted with a communicable disease who are either unable or unwilling to observe the department's rules and ...

Search of alleged dealer's home found drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for years, came to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an ...

Eagles' QB leads way vs. Trojans

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern put on its second show this season for a national television audience Thursday night, routing Troy 42-10 at Paulson Stadium.

Georgia, S.C., announce rules for sex offenders on Halloween

Sex offenders currently on parole will be subjected to increased supervision this Halloween and won't be allowed to participate in holiday events.

Evans woman charged with carrying gun at airport

An Evans woman was arrested Thursday morning for carrying a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag at an Augusta Regional Airport checkpoint. Cheryl Arrington, 53, has been charged with carrying a ...

Man to stay on probation after new arrest

An Augusta man on probation for beating a woman with a broomstick is now accused of going after another person with a gun, but will remain on probation, a judge ruled Thursday.

22-year-old shot, killed in Thomson

The McDuffie County Coroner's Office released the name of a victim who was shot and killed Wednesday evening in Thomson.

Grad rates show improvement by local school systems

Graduation rates in both Richmond and Columbia counties followed the statewide trend of slow and steady increases in 2014, although progress in individual schools varied greatly.

Glascock deputy quits

A Glascock County sheriff's deputy has resigned after accusations of extorting money from local residents.

Ga. watches sex offenders on Halloween

Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.

Atlanta cops seek 'very pregnant' caped bandit

ATLANTA - Police are trying to foil a robbery suspect described as pregnant and donning a large, red cape.

Chilly weekend headed our way

Cold temperatures are in store for Georgia in coming days.

SC cop charged with assault

PICKENS, S.C. - A Pickens police officer has been charged with assaulting a woman.

Body found in Lake Greenwood

GREENWOOD, S.C. - The body of a Greenwood man has been found in Lake Greenwood.
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Search of alleged dealer's home found drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for years, came to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an ...
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