'Toddlers and Tiaras' beauty queen causes stir

A 6-year-old beauty queen on TLC's "Toddlers and Tiaras" is raising concern after doing a guest appearance at Rum Runners in Statesboro. Melanie Ruberti has the story.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating grade changes made at Beaufort High School. Lowcountry reporter Jaime Dailey has details.

Chatham County officials are openly asking if the Truman Parkway project should shut down after gas leaks two days in a row this week. Sharisse Thompson has the story.

The annual greening of the fountain took place Friday at Forsyth Park. Don Logana was there as hundreds watched the Grand Marshal and winner of the St. Patrick's Day coloring contest turn the fountain green. See the St. Patrick's Day section for more news and events.

Georgia Southern University has established the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology. Bureau chief Dal Cannady talks to university President Brooks Keel about what the announcement means for the school.

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