A weekend mugging and a carjacking in downtown Augusta prompted a flurry of suggestions Tuesday that Augusta Commission members say they hope can meld into a "holistic approach" to crime downtown.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has redeemed a political career sidelined by scandal by winning his old congressional seat.
When the Columbia County school board meets next week, a tax increase likely will be discussed as a means of narrowing a projected budget shortfall.
Columbia County commissioners Tuesday approved first reading of an ordinance that will require more notice, and possibly charge fees, for events that require public streets to be blocked.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, said Tuesday he will not run for an open U.S. Senate seat in 2014 and will instead seek re-election in Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 139 Monday that will allow candidates for sheriff to submit transcripts in place of a diploma to prove high school graduation.
ATLANTA - Pledging to remain tightfisted as tax collections rise, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law the 4.6 percent increase in state spending Monday that the General Assembly passed two months ago.
WASHINGTON -- Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss didn't seem fazed by a rare congressional invitation to golf with President Obama Monday, sinking a hole-in-one on the par-three 11th hole.
COLUMBIA - Mere months after the 2012 election, South Carolina is abuzz of political activity with a slate of potential presidential candidates already looking ahead to the state's "first in the ...
COLUMBIA - Lawmakers in South Carolina are trying to keep junk food out of the governor's mansion, saying that if Gov. Nikki Haley wants to fight obesity with food stamp restrictions, she needs to ...
While Columbia County school officials are wrestling with an expected budget deficit of more than $4 million, county commissioners might look at adding employees.
A lieutenant who didn't forward a March message about some Augusta Fire Department air cylinders nearing an April 30 deadline for inspections has been disciplined.
An air ambulance company whose plane was seized last week for unpaid taxes is protesting the tax bill and wants a refund.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will show plans for its proposed extension of River Watch Parkway at an open house May 14 in Evans.