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Mistakenly freed inmate to be returned

A man who was mistakenly freed from a state prison is to be returned to Augusta, where he faces charges of aggravated sodomy, armed robbery and kidnapping.

02/24/10 - 6:30am

Lane of Highway 221 over dam to close

Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, workers will close one lane of U.S. Hwy. 221 over Thurmond Dam to allow maintenance and repair work to commence on the dam's spillway gates.

02/23/10 - 6:36pm

Second arrest made in December shooting

A second man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting in December.

05/28/10 - 9:55pm

Evans man charged in Internet predator case

An Evans man is charged with solicitation of a minor in an investigation that involved the Aiken County and Columbia County sheriff's offices.

05/29/10 - 12:37am

Campaign aims to convince Ga. kids to ‘Exit 2 Text It’

ATLANTA -- In an effort to convince teen drivers to pull off the road to send text messages, a group of business, civic and state agencies announced today the launch of a statewide campaign called Exit 2 Text It.

02/23/10 - 3:13pm

Aiken County, diesel engine company officials to meet to finalize site selection

Officials with a diesel engine maker will meet with economic developers in Sage Mill Industrial Park on March 5 to finalize site selection.

07/16/10 - 9:02pm

University of Phoenix starts Haiti shoe drive

The Augusta campus of University of Phoenix has started a shoe drive to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

02/23/10 - 11:25am

Augusta native Stelling promoted at Synovus

Augusta native Kessel Stelling Jr. has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Synovus Financial Corp.

07/16/10 - 9:02pm

Roadwork to close part of Broad Street next week

Part of Broad Street will close for a month starting Monday as crews work to reconstruct a railroad crossing.

 

02/23/10 - 12:38pm

Aiken morning wreck slows traffic

An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a school bus on Columbia Highway North near Keys Pond Road this morning  slowed traffic along the roadway.

02/23/10 - 9:24am

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Ruben given last shot on downtown buildings

Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen approved an agreement the two sides reached this week to obtain a boarding permit in the next 30 days to "mothball" two buildings.
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