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University Hospital's Read retires

 J. Larry Read said today he is retiring as president/CEO of University Health Care System.

03/25/10 - 5:07pm

Carjacker with pocketknife takes vehicle

A carjacker armed with a pocket knife jumped through the open passenger-side window of a car today at the intersection of Laney Walker Boulevard and 10th Street, investigators say. The victim was slowing down as he approached the intersection around 1 p.m. when the robber made his move. The driver p...

03/25/10 - 4:26pm

A.R. Johnson plans career, college fair

A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School is holding a career and college search information fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The fair will be open to all parents and students of the Richmond County School System. Information sessions will be led by college admission recruiters, ...

03/25/10 - 4:14pm

7 Aiken pupils have whooping cough

AIKEN -- Seven Aiken County pupils have a case of the whopping cough, or pertussis, according to Cecelia Davidson, Aiken County associate superintendent of administration. Davidson said there's at least one case each year, but there's no explanation for additional cases this year. The cases are cont...

03/25/10 - 3:58pm

Tiger story attracts Masters media

Tiger Woods' return to golf at this year's Masters Tournament is attracting more interest from news media.

03/25/10 - 5:10pm

Augusta Regional Airport to run American Eagle's ticket counter for the first year

Augusta Regional Airport will hire employees to handle ticketing operations for American Eagle.

03/26/10 - 7:20am

Airport expects more for Masters

Augusta Regional Airport officials are expecting at least 1,200 flights to come through the facility during Masters Week.

03/25/10 - 3:16pm

Employee flees after confrontation

An IHOP employee on Peach Orchard Road ran from the restaurant early today when her boss confronted her about missing money. The night-shift manager told police he knew the employee had taken $128 from customer transactions and when he talked to her about it, she fled, a Richmond County sheriff...

03/25/10 - 1:23pm

Rollins school break-in reported

Authorities are investigating a break-in at Rollins Elementary School on Mura Drive Wednesday night. Firefighters responded to the school about 6:30 p.m. in response to an alarm activation, a Richmond County sheriff's report said. They found the hallway doors to the science lab opened...

03/25/10 - 1:20pm

Controlled burn might show smoke today

Smoke may be visible near Fort Gordon today because a controlled burn is planned over 350 acres of the post, officials said....

03/25/10 - 1:11pm

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