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Volunteers sought for Saturday cleanup

  The Augusta Canal Authority is seeking volunteers and volunteer groups for its semi-annual spring cleanup to be held Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will meet at Lake Olmstead Park near the boat ramp. Previous volunteer-staffed cleanups have removed tons of trash from the ...

06/15/10 - 10:41pm

Spring brings things to do

There's a wealth of activities in the Augusta area this weekend. Here's a sampling.

03/20/10 - 6:50pm

Augusta men suspects in Aiken shooting

Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting that witnesses provide insight on a shooting that seriously injured two brothers this morning.

03/19/10 - 6:36pm

Bond denied in Aiken County sex case

AIKEN - Judge Jack Early denied bond for a North Augusta man charged with sexually abusing minors last December and in the early 1970s. Howard Fowler, 68, requested a release until his trial date in General Sessions Court Thursday, but his multiple sex charges and proximity to children if released l...

04/05/10 - 2:54pm

Public's help sought after Bobby Jones business break-in

Police seek to identify those who stole a welding machine last week from Tractor Supply on Bobby Jones Expressway.

03/19/10 - 6:40pm

Crosland Park victim shot self, police say

The Aiken Department of Public Safety said this morning it plans to charge a local man with filing a false report after he accidentally shot himself, but blamed it on someone else.   According to a news release, Lt. David Turno said investigators will be charging Stephon Carter the victim in a ...

03/19/10 - 10:56am

Two charged after naked man found shot this morning

Police have arrested a man and a woman after a naked man was found shot in the back on Central Avenue this morning.

03/19/10 - 8:08pm

SC county agrees to save council e-mails

  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - A South Carolina coastal county will begin saving all e-mails of county council members after news some were deleted within 24 hours. E-mails are considered public records. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports a committee of Horry County Council voted Thursd...

03/19/10 - 9:31am

Benjamin Eichholz sentencing set in Savannah federal court

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Sentencing for Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz is scheduled for March 29 in federal court.

03/19/10 - 9:25am

Atlanta rape suspect on the run

ATLANTA - Fulton County authorities say a convicted rapist out on bond awaiting retrial has removed his ankle monitor and is on the run.

03/19/10 - 9:18am

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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