Georgia death penalty provision sees new challenge

...standard has been upheld by state and federal courts.The attorney general's office had no comment on Hill's filing, spokeswoman Lauren Kane wrote in an e-mail.Hill was sentenced to death in Lee County for the 1990 beating death of fellow inmate...

Georgia Regents University student indicted in February shooting incident

...road patrol and placed on "administrative duty" by Chief William McBride after the shooting at University Village. GRU spokeswoman Denise Parrish said Friday that Martin remains on administrative duty. He has been allowed to carry his Taser and gun since...

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...

Teen hurt in Thurmond Lake accident still critical

...a personal watercraft accident last week on Thurmond Lake remains in critical condition, Georgia Re gents Medical Center spokeswoman Jennifer Scott said Sunday.Thomas Marshall Jay was airlifted to the hospital Aug. 17 after the accident in the Keg Creek...

Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

...sent at least 87 people to Queen of the Valley hospital. Most patients had cuts, bumps, bruises, said Vanessa DeGier, spokeswoman for the Napa hospital. She says the facility has treated a hip fracture and heart attack, but it's unclear if it was...

Charter schools rebound after problematic starts

AIKEN - The charter schools in Aiken County are about halfway through their first school year, and spokeswomen from the two schools agree that things are running much more smoothly compared with the rocky start in the fall. "Everything's...

Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
State grant helped pay consolidation costs

...State grants to local governments are not money falling from the skies, no matter what local elected officials think, said spokeswomen for citizen action groups. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs awarded Augusta a $274,000 grant to help pay for...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Augusta State University | Paine College
Fashion line designed for college-aged women unveiled

...students, who were selected from a nationwide search to be spokeswomen in university dorms. It is Victoria's Secret's first...T-shirt bras, and plenty of soft cotton pajamas. The spokeswomen were selected from thousands of applications from universities...

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Fort Gordon lacks comments on possible job cuts

...including 4,683 at Fort Gordon ? no opposition has been shown from the post's surrounding communities, said Cathy Kropp, spokeswoman for the Army Environmental Command at Fort Sam Houston in Texas."So far we have received approximately 17,000 comments...

100 degrees: Augusta firefighters, police take precautions

...100 or higher six times.The fire department is cycling out firefighters quicker while fighting fires on such hot days, spokeswoman Dee Griffin said."With the heat inside a house, it can quickly become a furnace," she said of firefighters' work conditions...