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Former Atlanta mayor to speak at ASU

Shirley Franklin, mayor of Atlanta from 2001 to 2009, will be the featured speaker at the annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sponsored by Augusta State University, Augusta Technical College, Paine College, and the Medical College of Georgia.

01/03/11 - 7:23pm

'No sign of foul play' in shooting

Authorities are still investigating the death of a middle-aged man discovered in a truck on Henry Street this afternoon.

01/04/11 - 2:15pm

Public responds to Thurmond Lake questions

The Army Corps of Engineers asked for comments-and that's what they got. Almost 400 people submitted statements about an environmental assessment that proposes lower flows from Thurmond Lake.

01/03/11 - 6:26pm

Increase in 'fees' rankles Georgians

ATLANTA -- Opposition is growing against the increasing number of fees levied by the state that are supposed to pay for specific services but wind up in the general treasury.

01/03/11 - 8:07pm

Watson-Brown scholarships available for local students

The Watson-Brown Foundation Inc. is accepting scholarship applications for 2011-12 awards.

01/03/11 - 7:42pm

Richmond County school bus driver honored

A Richmond County school bus driver was honored recently for preventing vehicle break-ins.

01/03/11 - 5:33pm

Woman reports scrap metal theft

A 35-year-old woman told police that someone stole $300 worth of scrap metal she planned to sell at a local scrap yard sometime between Saturday and Sunday.

01/03/11 - 4:44pm

Police seek armed Sonic Drive-In robber

Authorities are looking for an armed man who robbed the Sonic Drive-In on Peach Orchard Road on Sunday night.

01/03/11 - 4:40pm

5 school board members to be sworn in

The five Richmond County school board members who were re-elected in November will be sworn in Wednesday.

01/03/11 - 4:01pm

Exercise equipment seized at Savannah port

SAVANNAH, Ga. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they intercepted and seized 1,783 pieces of counterfeit exercise equipment imported from China at the port of Savannah.

01/03/11 - 2:13pm
 
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