New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...raising money. It's allowing the locals to tax themselves," said Williams, R-Lyons.The bill also establishes a task force to recommend changes in the state's tax structure that should be aimed to spur jobs while ensuring the state has funding...

Aiken man faces teen sex charge

...girl to have sex.The arrest was part of a three-week proactive undercover operation by the GBI, FBI Cyber Crime Task Force in Augusta and Richmond and Columbia County sheriff's offices aimed at preventing sexual crimes against children.

Grovetown police chief fired, given severence package following e-mail complaint to city manager

...Jones moved to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, where he was a beat officer, traffic officer and on the DUI task force. He left as sergeant over a shift in the South Precinct.Jones took over as chief of the Sardis Police Department in...

'Post and Courier' wins Pulitzer for reporting on the deadly toll of domestic violence

...was published, state lawmakers have proposed tougher penalties for domestic violence, and Gov. Nikki Haley created a task force to investigate the problem.The prizes spanned news outlets large and small: The 70,000-circulation Daily Breeze of...

Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

...iff's Office and the FBI's CSRA Child Exploitation Task Force conducted a joint operation to target child predators...to be a 14-year-old girl, authorities say.The task force includes the FBI, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation...

Wave-like clouds draw plenty of attention

...Service, the organizaiton has not yet confirmed whether the new cloud will be added, but it looked likely in 2013 when a task force assigned to the case recommended it for inclusion. Officials said it may be included in the next edition of the International...

Lawmaker likes way road funding turned out

...available per mile driven.Another feature in the bill designed for long-term impact is the creation of a tax-reform task force whose recommendations will be voted on by the House and Senate next year without committee testimony or the possibility...

Masters insider

...Europe since 2008."Obviously, every Ryder Cup is important to win, but I was really pleased with how the Ryder Cup task force and now the Ryder Cup committee is that they're not just focused on 2016," Sprague said. "They're looking at...

St. Patrick's arrests near 60

...arrests are certainly more than a normal Tuesday night," Marlow said.This was the first time the state patrol's DUI task force has come to the Augusta area to help perform checks.In addition to DUIs, there were also 12 misdemeanor drug cases...

Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson are top American golfers now

...program with his vocal criticism in the aftermath of the latest debacle last fall, and it was Mickelson who steered the "task force" into adopting a new points system and captain protocols.Mickelson's influence is so absolute, he doesn't care...