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Augusta meeting may be lonely for Lockett

Augusta's Administrative Services Committee will meet Friday to review three proposed ordinances, but it's unclear whether anyone but committee Chairman Bill Lockett will attend.

03/17/11 - 8:30pm

Southern says it supports review of nuclear plants

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.

03/17/11 - 8:16pm

Man sentenced for fatal wreck

James Richard Brantley appeared to know he was due for some prison time today when he appeared before Superior Court Judge Carl Brown.

03/17/11 - 10:31pm

Columbia County Heart Walk is Saturday

The Columbia County 4-H Heart Walk will be held at the Columbia County Amphitheater at 10 a.m. Saturday, with registration starting at 9 a.m.

03/17/11 - 3:35pm

Augusta gained 800 jobs in February

Augusta gained 800 jobs between January and February, according to Georgia's labor department today.

03/17/11 - 3:36pm

Graham: 'Have faith in nuclear power'

South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says Japan's nuclear crisis shouldn't cause a halt in the construction of nuclear power plants in the United States.

03/17/11 - 2:13pm

Man, 66, found dead in Lake Lanier

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.  — Authorities have identified a 66-year-old man who drowned in Lake Lanier.

03/17/11 - 1:10pm

Some Hooters restaurants to close

Nine Hooters locations are closing across the Southeast over a licensing disagreement with the Atlanta-based chain's new parent company.


03/17/11 - 12:12pm

Concert will benefit victims of Japanese quake, tsunami

Symphony Orchestra Augusta will present a benefit concert for victims of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami at 3 p.m. March 27 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, on Walton Way Extension.

03/17/11 - 10:30am

Summerville looks for thousands in missing money

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Summerville Town Council has agreed to an audit after tens of thousands of dollars were reported missing from the town's sports complex.

03/17/11 - 9:35am
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