SC lawmakers study school ruling

COLUMBIA - In ruling that South Carolina's educational system is broken and fails to provide every child the opportunity to succeed in school, the state's Supreme Court provided no instruction for ...

SC prisons to allow video visits

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's prison system will soon allow inmates to conduct video visits with family members, in hopes of cutting down on repeat offenders.

SC reserve deputy sues in fatal wreck

ANDERSON, S.C. - A reserve Anderson County sheriff's deputy hurt in a wreck is suing the sheriff's office and other agencies, accusing them of recklessness and negligence.

Ga. barn fire kills dozen horses

WOODSTOCK, Ga. - Authorities say more than a dozen horses died in a barn fire in Cherokee County.

Family Dollar bandit sought

A Broad Street business was robbed early Thursday at gunpoint and police seek the suspect.

Georgia deputy shot in eye

A middle Georgia sheriff's deputy is recovering from a shotgun blast he received Wednesday night while responding to a domestic dispute.

UGA plans James Brown tribute

ATHENS, Ga. -- The University of Georgia Redcoat Band is scheduled to pay tribute to James Brown at halftime of Saturday's UGA-Georgia Tech football game in Sanford Stadium.

Lincoln County deputies injured breaking up fight

Two Lincoln County deputies were treated at an Augusta Hospital after being injured breaking up a fight at a party at an American Legion building in Lincolnton.

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Empty Stocking Fund campaign begins

During the past decade, more than $1 million has been raised to help caregivers, the sick, the elderly and children. Last year, donations totaled more than $100,995.

Aiken County seeks more reserve deputies

The sheriff's office hopes to start a new training course for qualified applicants in the spring.

Police fear gunman is targeting homeless

ATLANTA - After two men were shot and killed as they slept outside in Atlanta, police say they fear a gunman might be targeting homeless people.

Once-condemned hotel back in business

The building, erected in 1985, was closed in November 2013 after inspectors from the fire and health departments, along with Augusta's code enforcement division, found the hotel in a state of ...

Ga. youth football coach stabbed during game

EASTMAN, Ga. ---  Authorities say a dispute between two coaches resulted in a stabbing during a youth football game.

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Jaguars breeze past Blazers

Keshun Sherrill scored a game-high 20 points and the 20th-ranked Jaguars breezed to a 92-61 win over Valdosta State on Wednesday afternoon at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Lackluster spending may slow economy growth

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign that strong growth during the spring and summer might decelerate in the final three months of the year.

Veterans an asset to workforce

ATLANTA - Georgia's population of working-age military veterans give the state an often unrecognized quality work force, experts say, an asset communities such as Augusta are trying to promote.

Sheriff's office receives second shipment of Chargers

Thirty-six Richmond County sheriff's deputies can look forward to a new set of wheels in the coming weeks.

Atlanta repairs protest damage

ATLANTA - Crews were repairing damage to some businesses in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand ...

Applications for jobless aid top 300,000

WASHINGTON - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.

2 face illegal hunting charges

An Augusta couple has been charged after being caught hunting without permission in the Hephzibah on Monday, authorities say.
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UGA plans James Brown tribute

ATHENS, Ga. -- The University of Georgia Redcoat Band is scheduled to pay tribute to James Brown at halftime of Saturday's UGA-Georgia Tech football game in Sanford Stadium.
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