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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Metro Augusta jobless rate up

The metro Augusta unemployment rate increased from 6.3 percent in April to 7 percent in May, according to a Georgia Department of Labor report.
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Monday, June 23, 2014

SC governor to hold 1-on-1 meetings

Want to meet Gov. Nikki Haley? Now's your chance.
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Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Man charged with driving over cop

A 20-year-old Augusta man has been charged after he drove over a police officer's leg during a traffic stop and sped away before wrecking into a sign.
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Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Aiken teen runaways found

Two teen runaways who have been missing from Camp Long in Aiken County since Dec. 30 have been located.
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Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

300 pills stolen from vehicle

More than 300 pills of painkillers were stolen from a military veteran's vehicle Sunday while he was attending the area's inaugural Border Bowl football game.
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Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

GameStop worker charged in thefts

A Hephzibah teenager is charged with stealing $1,350 from his former employer, Game Stop on Deans Bridge Road.
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Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

USC Aiken golfers take title

In Akron, Ohio, USC Aiken's golf team turned in the low round of the day to rally for a victory in the 54-hole Firestone Invitational.
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Monday, May 6, 2013

Blasting expected in Columbia County

Blasting will be held through Tuesday while crews work on a sewer project.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Woman shot at Gordon Highway motel

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies were searching Tuesday for a man wanted in a fatal shooting at the Red Carpet Inn.
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Monday, April 29, 2013

Domestic violence case ends with plea and five years in prison

Louis Mintze, 28, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court, accepting a plea negotiation that wrapped up the new assault case and an unrelated drug case.
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Friday, March 22, 2013

Road name dedication honoring teacher to move indoors

The dedication ceremony for renaming a section of 15th Street to Ruth B. Crawford Highway will be moved indoors Saturday in case of inclement weather.
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Jury continues deliberations Friday in murder case

Chad Walker, 22, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to charges of murder and weapon violations in the Oct. 9, 2011, slaying of Buchanan Marshall.
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Friday, March 15, 2013

Fire weather watch issued for Aiken-Augusta area

According to a National Weather Service news release, winds are expected to be between 20 and 25 mph Saturday with gusts up to 35 mph., providing onditions that could cause any fires to quickly ...
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Aiken Tech to hold University Transfer Night

The March 21 event will present the college to prospective students as an option for taking general education courses they can later transfer to a four-year institution.
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Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Motorcycle accident kills Aiken man

An Aiken man died Sunday when the motorcycle he was driving struck a pickup on Silver Bluff Road.
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Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Aiken Tech president honored

Aiken Technical College President Susan Winsor was honored recently with a 2013 Energy Leadership Award from the Charlotte Business Journal for her contributions to training the region's nuclear ...
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Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

Black History Month event planned

A Black History Month event will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Pine Hill Church, 859 Pine Hill Church Road, Waynesboro.
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Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Lowery to speak at event

The pastor who came to be called "the dean of the civil rights movement," the Rev. Joseph Lowery, will speak at a Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Augusta next week.
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Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Prep box scores Friday, Jan. 4

Girls LANEY 70, GLENN HILLS 29 LANEY (70)-Aliiah Collier 6, Destiny Brewton 7, Geniya Bowman 5, Simone Smith 8, Khatigah Cave 27, Walentra Wright 8, Jasmine Holliman 1, Nalerea Tankisley 2, ...
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Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Pair of area golfers make Q-School move

David Robinson and Henrik Norlander made big moves in the first stage of the PGA Tour’s Qualifying School Tournament on Thursday.
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Fatality highlights golf cart safety

Similar to cars, driving a golf cart has legal requirements. Texting and driving is illegal. So is driving while impaired. Also, all drivers must have a valid driver's license and golf carts are ...
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