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Monday, June 1, 2015

Clogged drains flood downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA - Officials in Atlanta say clogged drains were to blame for flooding that closed a major highway that runs through the heart of the city.

Wife of Ga. police dispatcher kills self in front of husband

DALTON, Ga. - Dalton police says the wife of a Whitfield County 911 dispatcher took her own life in front of her estranged husband in the parking lot of his workplace.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Pardon our mess: Litter at Big Oak Park

Trash, food cartons and soda cans litter the grounds around the basketball court at the park despite trash bins nearby.

Jimmie Johnson makes history with 10th win at Dover

DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson pulled away on the final restart Sunday to win at Dover International Speedway and become the fifth NASCAR driver with 10 or more Sprint Cup victories at a single track.

Ga. tech school grads increase

ATLANTA - The number of graduates from the Technical College System of Georgia increased in 2014 for the first time since 2011, but enrollment and the number of credit hours taught dropped for the ...

Ga. seeks 2016 primary boost

ATLANTA - Peach State politicos have a long wish list that presidential candidates can chose from as they try to appeal to Georgians voting in the March 1 primary.

SC child shot, followed by adult shooting at hospital

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Horry County authorities say a 3-year-old was accidentally shot at a home near Myrtle Beach, leading to an argument between family members and a second person being shot ...

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Man hospitalized after Graniteville shooting

A 30-year-old man was hospitalized early Saturday after a shooting on Laurel Avenue in Graniteville, authorities said.

Forecasters expecting storms in north, central Ga.

Forecasters are expecting isolated thunderstorms in northwest and central Georgia.

B.B. King funeral held in Mississippi

Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area's flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer ...

Whitfield adds weight, will fight tonight at the Bell

After initial concerns, tonight's main event will take place. Trying to make his boxing comeback, Ray Whitfield needed to add four pounds in 13 hours to ensure there would be a fight. He added the ...

Friday, May 29, 2015

Ceremony held for troops joining fight against Islamic State

Final hugs and tears were merely postponed during an early deployment ceremony Friday for Fort Gor­don soldiers who have one last weekend with loved ones before a nine-month stint to aid in ...

Government, institutions face huge stormwater bills

While many homeowners are complaining about the prospect of paying $6.40 a month, many more industries and large institutions are set to pay hefty monthly fees under the new program.

Convicted child molester returned to prison

Junior O. Herrington, 49, was out of prison for just four months when a home visit by his parole officer revealed there were children present in the home where he was living.

Augusta grandfather wins Cadillac

An Augusta grandfather won a 2015 Cadillac SRX courtesy of the Georgia Lottery.

Falcon's Shembo waived after being charged with killing dog

The Atlanta Falcons have waived linebacker Prince Shembo after the player was arrested Friday and charged with killing his former girlfriend's dog.

Chriswell, first Silver Bluff football coach, dies

Clayton Chriswell, who coached Midland Valley and led Silver Bluff to its first state title, has passed away.

Child molestation cases against child psychologist will proceed

Kenneth McPherson has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to seven counts of child molestation and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Young business leaders celebrated by chamber

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Augusta Magazine, has selected the 2015 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals To Watch.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Patrol cars damaged Thursday in traffic stop

Two Richmond County patrol vehicles were damaged Thursday during a traffic stop.
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