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.
Georgia Power Co. reported Friday that Plant Vogtle's expansion is progressing as planned after the Waynesboro, Ga., facility's budget and schedule were revised earlier this year to reflect an 18-month delay and a $246 million increase in costs.
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 Aiken County Republicans.
Jahmal Hamm, 18, Curtis D. Jordan, 19, Devonta L. Kitchens, 17, and Maxene Saintal Jr., 16, each faces charges of two counts rape, two counts aggravated sodomy, and armed robbery.
Police are investigating a woman's miscarriage that occurred shortly after she reported an assault by the unborn child's father, authorities said.
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.
Construction on Columbia County school campuses is expected to continue for a few years.
The Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer raised enough money through a Go Fund Me account to install security cameras after two incidents stemming from its support for gay marriage.
For the second consecutive year, the State Charter Schools Commission has denied a local group's petition to establish an arts-infused charter school in Columbia County.