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Hopefuls toss ethics charges

The leading candidates for labor commissioner squabbled Sunday over who has been the least ethical.

10/18/10 - 5:45am

Shooting in Aiken County

The Aiken County Sherriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a man in Belvedere on Sunday afternoon. A sheriff’s office spokeswoman confirmed a man had been shot in the head at his home on Laverne Avenue but could not provide more details. His identity was not released. As of...

10/17/10 - 11:01pm

Woman dies in house fire in Buford

BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Firefighters say a woman in her late 40s died in a house fire in Buford. Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services spokesman Capt. Tommy Rutledge says the fire started late Saturday in the woman's bedroom on the second floor of the home. It caused heavy damage to that room and s...

10/17/10 - 4:09pm

Macon man assaulted police officer

MACON, Ga. (AP) - A Macon man faces multiple charges after police say he choked an officer. The Telegraph newspaper reports that an officer was taking Quentin Mills to a hospital to be treated for a head injury received during an earlier incident. During the ride, Mills removed one of his handcuffs....

10/17/10 - 9:23am

Small plane crash kills 2 in middle Georgia

MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) - A small plane has crashed in middle Georgia killing two people. FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen tells WAGA-TV that the experimental RV6 plane crashed around 6:22 p.m. Saturday at Monticello Sky Ranch Airport in Jasper County. The pilot and a passenger both died at the scene. T...

10/17/10 - 9:21am

Woman killed by hit-and-run driver near Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are seeking a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 53-year-old woman late Saturday in Richland County. Sgt. Kelly Hughes of the South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened about 11:35 p.m. outside the city of Columbia on Decker Boulevard near Ranch Road. He...

10/17/10 - 9:19am

'June Cleaver' dies at 94

Even decades after the show ended, Barbara Billingsley expressed surprise at the lasting affection people had for "Leave it to Beaver" and her role as the warm, supportive mother of a pair of precocious boys.

10/17/10 - 3:03am

Business loses $5,000 on dishwasher deal

A North Carolina business is out $5,000 after a new dishwasher was delivered to an abandoned restaurant.

10/17/10 - 12:20am

CVS robbery suspects arrested

Richmond County deputies arrested two suspects in Friday's robbery of the CVS Pharmacy at 1520 Walton Way in Augusta.

10/17/10 - 12:19am

Child killed in hit-and-run

A hit-and-run accident in south Augusta Saturday night resulted in the death of a 9-year-old boy. Richmond County authorities said the child was struck around 9 p.m. at the intersection of James Drive and Travis Road. The child was trying to cross the street when he was hit. Authorities did not rele...

10/17/10 - 12:09am
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