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Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Man charged with illegal hunting

A Warrenville man is accused of illegal hunting after a game warden said he caught him and three others shooting a hog from the back of a moving truck Friday.
By Travis Highfield

Mike Padgett wreck kills woman, 20

A woman died Tuesday morning after her northbound Jeep Cherokee crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a tractor trailer truck on Mike Padgett Highway.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits

Retailer Home Depot faces dozens of lawsuits over data breach that hit debit and credit cards.
By Tom Murphy

New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

WASHINGTON — Consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating popcorn at the ...
By Mary Clare Jalonick

Salvation Army seeks food donations during repairs

The Salvation Army is seeking food donations to cover a period when the kitchen will be closed for repairs.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

A grand jury has decided not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
By By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb

Allen, Cassell stay on for now

New city administrator Janice Allen Jackson asked the commission to retain interim administrators Tameka Allen and Steve Cassell until she fills two deputy administrator slots.
By Susan McCord

Across Georgia

ATLANTA - Atlanta's fire chief has been suspended after city officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexuality as a "perversion."

Man sought in cellphone theft

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing a woman's cellphone Monday while they waited for a job interview for a position at McDonalds.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta Fire Department gets new engine

Between now and mid-2015, the Augusta Fire Department will replace two-thirds of its trucks with new, enhanced firefighting vehicles.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

State emergency management chief replaced

ATLANTA - The head of Georgia's emergency management agency has been demoted after the state's weak response to a snowstorm in metro Atlanta.
By Kathleen Foody

Stone clears way for judge's appointment

Sen. Jesse Stone's decision to withdraw his name from consideration for a vacant judgeship in Burke County paved the way for Gov. Nathan Deal to appoint Jack Cox.
By Walter C. Jones

1 arrested in child pornography

An Aiken County Sheriff’s Office undercover investigation into the distribution of child pornography netted one arrest, officials announced Friday.
By Travis Highfield

High court to hear on Project Jackson

The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear the lawsuit that has stalled North Augusta's Project Jackson development, which includes a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
By Meg Mirshak

Autopsies confirm murder-suicide

Findings revealed that 55-year-old James Tomac died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His wife, 44-year-old Teresa Tomac, died from multiple gunshot wounds; her death has been ruled a homicide.
By Travis Highfield

Retailers offer speedy holiday delivery options

NEW YORK - A procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.
By Mae Anderson

Honda admits failure to report deaths, injuries

DETROIT - Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.
By Tom Krisher

Man charged with illegal hunting

A Warrenville, S.C., man is accused of illegal hunting after a game warden said he caught him and three others shooting a hog from the back of a moving truck Friday.
By Travis Highfield

Property near fort to be developed

Work on more than 20,000 square feet of office and warehouse space just outside Fort Gordon could start by the end of this year.
By Jenna Martin

Budweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink slip

NEW YORK - Budweiser is putting its Clydesdales out to pasture for the holidays.
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