Posted: 10/22/2009 -
Posted: 10/22/2009 -
Posted: 10/22/2009 - Georgia Tech has received a $12 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help expand high-speed computing capabilities. The Atlanta university will work with the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee and other partners over five years to develop faster computers.
Posted: 10/22/2009 - The Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence is scheduled to open with a ceremony at Fort Benning.
Posted: 10/22/2009 - The Georgia Department of Labor says metro Atlanta's unemployment rate rose to 10.5 percent last month, up two-tenths of 1 percent from August.
Posted: 10/22/2009 - Wesleyan College is beginning a new Master of Education program that's designed to help students complete their advanced degree work faster.
Updated: 10/22/2009 - The weekend is fast approaching so put on your walking shoes! It's the 4th Annual Buddy Walk Saturday, this year at Aaron Bessant Park.
Posted: 10/21/2009 - Unemployment rates rose last month in 23 states and fell in 19 as the economy struggled to create jobs in the early stages of recovery.
Posted: 10/21/2009 - Regions Financial Corporation has announced plans to close 121 branches in cost-saving move, with three of the locations in Alabama. Regions announced the consolidation plan Tuesday while reporting a third quarter net loss of $437 million, or 37 cents a share, compared with net income of $79.5 million, or 11 cents per share, in the year-ago period.
Posted: 10/21/2009 - The Gulf Shores city council has been asked to rezone about 25 acres on the Intracoastal Waterway to accommodate a 250-room hotel and a nearly 40,000-square-foot conference center.
Posted: 10/19/2009 - The mayor of Alabama's largest city is facing a federal bribery trial that could drive him from office and send him to prison if he's convicted.
Posted: 10/15/2009 - An argument over a cigarette led to a shooting near a bus stop in south Atlanta. Fulton County police spokeswoman Melissa Parker says 28-year-old Kevin Harvin was shot in the stomach about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night.
Posted: 10/15/2009 - Alabama ranks near the bottom of the country in eight-grade mathematics.
Posted: 10/15/2009 - The northwest Alabama city of Florence is honoring a hometown guy: British Open winner Stewart Cink. The professional golfer will be back in his native town this weekend for "Stewart Cink Days."
Posted: 10/15/2009 - An Alabama woman was awarded an $8.5 million judgment in an SUV product liability case. Latoya Duckett was granted the award Wednesday after a monthlong trial centering on a 2005 lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. over a rollover wreck of a Mercury Mountaineer near Douglasville, Ga.
Posted: 10/15/2009 - Thousands of homeowners nationwide who bought new houses constructed with Chinese drywall are now finding insurers are dropping their policies or send notices of non-renewal.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - A judge in Birmingham is hearing a case that could help clarify whether electronic bingo machines are legal in Alabama.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - Gov. Sonny Perdue is helping to launch a campaign to support foster care in Georgia.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - The Louisiana State University AgCenter and partners in three other states will share $518,000 over three years to develop an educational Web site about blueberries.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - The University of Alabama contends the NCAA's Committee on Infractions wrongly forced the football program to vacate 21 wins.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - State health officials have been notified of another swine flu death in Alabama. Officials say a Cherokee County man in his 50s is the state's 17th person to die from the virus.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - The organization that represents the state's district attorneys has criticized Alabama Attorney General Troy King for asking judges to dismiss lawsuits against pharmacy chains.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - Authorities have arrested a third man in connection with a shooting death at a public housing community. Police spokesman Cpl. Charles Bagsby says 29-year-old Lamont Fagan was picked up by a U.S. Marshals team.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - A Georgia Supreme Court ruling in favor of underage exotic dancers in Atlanta is prompting Athens lawmakers to reconsider a 2008 ordinance banning anyone under 21 from working at a bar.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - Some students attending Augusta high school football games may soon have to hike up their pants.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - Reynolds Smith Jr. was a stalwart Democratic voter in stark-red Alabama. But the Alabama Democratic Party overlooked another fact when it appointed Smith to an interim party panel: he died in November at age 83.