Halloween store pops up in old Sports Authority space

...decorations and other Halloween supplies.More than 20 seasonal employees were hired to staff the store, according to company spokeswoman Iysha Aldikacti.Last year, the store was located in the Wal-Mart/Sam's Club shopping center on Bobby Jones Expressway...

SC airport bomb dog dies in hot car

...Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport police department has died after the air conditioning in her handler's car failed. Airport spokeswoman Rosilyn Weston tells local media outlets the K-9 named Emma died Tuesday. Weston says it's standard procedure for handlers...

GBI probing fatal shooting by police in Savannah

...arrested Charles Smith, 29, on outstanding warrants and put him in a patrol car with his hands cuffed behind his back, GBI spokeswoman Sherry Lang said in a written statement. Smith was able to move his hands to the front of his body and kick out a window...

Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...insert another in his chest. "These families have been suffering for 25 years," said Nora Moye, a protester who also is a spokeswoman for the human rights group Amnesty International. "But as much as they're suffering, after tonight they'll still be...

Warren Road Elementary pupils back in school after gas smell investigation

...gas leak but later determined to be the smell of diesel coming from equipment at a nearby construction site. Dee Griffin, spokeswoman for the Augusta Fire Department, said students were sent to nearby Good News Church while the gas company investigated...

Housekeeper finds bodies at hotel near Atlanta

...the gunshot deaths of two people whose bodies were found by a housekeeper at a hotel near Atlanta.DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the housekeeper found the bodies of the two adults about 12...

'Do not swim' order remains in effect for Savannah River

...an oily substance found Sunday.Though Savannah Riverkeeper expected the ban to be lifted today, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said swimming would not be allowed at least until tests conducted by the Augusta Utilities Department were returned...

'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

...as a "globby, oily substance," it was discovered by a swimmer training for the event Sunday, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said. After tracing the substance from the mills area downstream to the Boathouse Com munity Center, the department...

2 shot early Monday morning

...Drive just after 2 a.m. and found the two victims.One had been shot in the groin and the other only grazed by a bullet. They were not identified.The investigation is in the early stages, a sheriff's office spokeswoman said.

GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

...documentation, he said in a report issued Monday."The public report is simply reporting on those eligible to date," Feinberg spokeswoman Camille Biros said in an e-mail. "There will certainly be others."GM has admitted knowing about the ignition switch...