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THE PLOT THICKENS: Five storylines to follow this football preseason at UGA

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 6:49pm
ATHENS - It all starts here for the Georgia football team. Well, sort of. The Bulldogs held the first of 29 scheduled preseason practices Tuesday afternoon, but the offseason work hardly slowed down.

Braves slugger Freddie Freeman again lands on DL

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 6:24pm
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has again landed on the disabled list, this time with an oblique injury. Freeman was injured fouling off a ball Monday against the Giants and was removed from the game.

Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Graham out

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 6:14pm
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has scored the top spot for Thursday night's leadoff debate of the 2016 presidential race, joined by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and seven other Republican contenders who made the campaign's first cut.

Jacksonville Jaguars have little hope of Justin Blackmon's return

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 6:12pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Nearly two years after Justin Blackmon's last NFL practice, the Jacksonville Jaguars have all but given up on the suspended receiver. General manager Dave Caldwell said Tuesday he's pretty much lost hope Blackmon will return.

UGA's Nick Chubb brushes off Heisman expectations

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:48pm
ATHENS - After a freshman year that saw Nick Chubb erupt for 1,547 yards and 14 touchdowns, he spent most of his offseason trying to stay quiet. Chubb ignores the Heisman expectations that have been placed on him.

Georgia only SEC member among top 10 party school list

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:05pm
The University of Georgia is the only Southeastern Conference member among the Princeton Review's annual list of the nation's top 10 party schools.

Savannah's Sand Gnats will be Columbia's Fireflies next baseball season

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:27pm
BASEBALL COLUMBIA, S.C. - Columbia's new Class A minor league baseball team will be the Fireflies. Team officials announced the new name on Tuesday.

Pediatric Services of America, related entities agree to pay $6.88 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:07pm
Federal prosecutors announced today that Pediatric Services of America Healthcare, Pediatric Services of America, Inc., Pediatric Healthcare, Inc., Pediatric Home Nursing Services (collectively, "PSA"), and Portfolio Logic, LLC agreed to pay $6.

North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:30pm
Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has found a way, starting with a North Korean ship that's been held, against Pyongyang's wishes, in a Mexican port for the past year.

Bon Appétit: Savannah's The Grey one of the Top 50 best new restaurants in America

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:01pm
Restaurant opened in January.

Effingham County woman charged with vehicular homicide in Pooler hit-and-run wreck

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:58pm
An Effingham County woman has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide in a September hit-and-run wreck that left a bicyclist dead on the side of a road in Pooler.

Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:27pm
They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff.

Adopt us -- Effingham animal shelter

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 1:24pm
Wilma is a shy puppy that's available for adoption from the Effingham County animal shelter. The dog, which is about 5 months old, was turned in at the shelter.

Police looking for Savannah man charged with kidnapping

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:58pm
Police are asking the public for help finding a Savannah man who's been charged with kidnapping.

Kentucky sheriff's office asks drug dealers through Facebook post to turn in their rivals

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:27pm
A Kentucky sheriff's office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals.

Attention rubberneckers: Adam Sandler, David Spade, 'The Do Over' slowing Savannah traffic

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:21am
'The Do Over' filming taking place at location off U.S. 17.

Police seeking 2 women connected to Savannah murder

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:05am
Savannah-Chatham police investigators are trying to identify the occupants of a car seen near Fahm and West Bay streets on the night of a robbery and shooting that claimed the life of Hakeem Lamar Clark, 21, of Hinesville in July.

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:33am
Safety officials in New Hampshire are investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed a father and daughter and injured about 22 others.