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NATHAN HUFFNew job title: AttorneyEmployer: Law Office of Nathan E. HuffWork experience: He previously worked for Warlick, Tritt, Stebbins and Murray LLP for three years.Education: Juris doctor, University of Mississippi

Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August

...unemployment rate jumped to 8.1 percent from 7.7 percent in July to the highest among all the states. It was followed by Mississippi at 7.9 percent. That's the first time Georgia has had the highest rate since the Great Recession ended. Georgia's...

Georgia Southern to play historic game

...on the road at Kent State 23-13 before losing at home to Mississippi State 35-3 before a school record crowd of 38,129.Fritz...Harris, who had 14 tackles and two forced fumbles against Mississippi State, was the conference's defensive player of the week...

Mary McCalister

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Funeral Services for Ms. Mary Helen Abney McCalister will be held 3:00 pm Sunday at the Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Langford, Pastor...

Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...Willean Hall, 36, and Leroy Linwood, 30, parked near Bush Field airport. Mr. Linwood was shot and thrown into a truck. Ms. Hall was kidnapped, raped and shot. The assailants threw both victims into the river, leaving behind the blood-stained...

Kirby: Woman's funeral features favorite Joke of the Day

...with Ron and his brothers before the service, they told him about this and showed him her folder. As part of his message about Ms. Gladys he talked about her sense of humor and read one of her favorites as part of the service. (It was the one about a little...

Lewis Vann Jr.

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Lewis A. Vann, Jr., 67, entered into rest Wednesday, September 17, 2014. He was born in Amory, MS and has lived in the Augusta area for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in Vietnam. Mr. Vann...

Warrant: SC dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him

...blood in his vehicle and handwritten notes about killing and mutilating bodies after he was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in Mississippi on Sept. 6.The warrant was originally released last week, but Lexington County deputies blacked out some sentences...

Eagles eager to begin play in Sun Belt

...champion Louisiana Lafayette 30-8.This season, South Alabama defeated Kent State 23-13 on the road before losing to Mississippi State 35-3 last Saturday."You're always concerned (about a letdown) right after a hard-fought loss," Fritz said...

SEC roundup: Mississippi State off to fast start on offense

...career-high 284 yards and four touchdowns, including two to De'Runnya Wilson, and Mississippi State cruised to a 49-0 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.The Bulldogs dominated from the outset, needing nine plays on the...