Kentucky man sentenced in fake investment scheme

A Kentucky man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for using fake investment schemes to bilk people out of $2.4 million.


South Carolina culinary schools adapt to a COVID-19 world


Long-sought south Georgia convention center remains stalled

The coronavirus pandemic has stalled plans to build a Georgia city’s convention center that has been on the drawing board for nearly two decades.


South Alabama doctor indicted in drug-billing scheme

Federal authorities say a south Alabama doctor has become the 30th person charged in what they describe as a fraud scheme involving a north Alabama pharmacy.


Mississippi farmers can start applying for hemp license

Mississippi farmers or those interested in becoming farmers can start applying for hemp grower licenses.


Panel declines to approve demolition of closed church

An architectural panel in Philadelphia has declined to approve demolition of a shuttered 19th-century church sought by the New Jersey developer who bought the building earlier this year but says the crumbling structure faces imminent collapse.