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Vendor taking over Saturday Market on the River

A vendor is taking over downtown Augusta's farmer's market for 2010.

07/16/10 - 8:55pm

North Augusta's Hixon seeks SC House seat

NORTH AUGUSTA - Republican Bill Hixon filed Tuesday for South Carolina House of Representatives District 83.

03/17/10 - 1:59pm

Two new restaurants for Aiken

AIKEN - Aikenites will soon have more options to fulfill their bagel and burger cravings. Five Guys Burgers and Fries will open this fall and Einstein Bros. Bagels has plans to open a bagel shop in Aiken as well. Five Guys has selected 1909 Whiskey Road, the site of the old Shoney's, for its locatio...

03/17/10 - 12:20pm

Man in critical condition after Tuesday shooting

A 33-year-old Augusta man remains in critical condition today after he was shot in the chest Tuesday afternoon. Jason O'Tyson is being treated at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for a gunshot wound that police said entered his sternum and exited out of his back, according to Richmond County ...

03/17/10 - 10:40am

No charges in shooting outside Broad Street club

Two people were shot outside a downtown Augusta club at about 2:30 a.m. today. Sheriff's investigators said the shooting stemmed from an argument between two groups of people inside the club. After it closed, they continued arguing outside the club on Eighth Street and one of the men fired a gun, sa...

03/17/10 - 10:34am

Ga. lawmaker wants drug tests for aid recipients

  ATLANTA - A Republican lawmaker is pushing legislation that would require random drug tests for recipients of public assistance, like unemployment benefits and food stamps. The bill from state Rep. Michael Harden would strip benefits from anyone who fails a drug test. Benefits could be restor...

03/22/10 - 2:16pm

Napolitano visits Ga. training center today

BRUNSWICK, Ga.  - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is paying a visit to the nation's largest federal police academy on the Georgia coast. Napolitano is scheduled to observe a training exercise today at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, which trains thousands of law office...

03/17/10 - 5:42am

South Ga. commissioner accused of stalking woman

FOLKSTON - A Homeland, Ga., woman has accused Charlton County Commissioner Dallas Huling Jr. of stalking. In her petition filed in Superior Court, Mary C. Burke accused Huling of leaving dozens of notes on her door, repeatedly driving by her home, calling her place of employment and following her. A...

03/17/10 - 5:37am

Tiger Woods at Augusta: Frequently asked questions

The Masters is still considered one of the toughest tickets in sports.

03/16/10 - 6:16pm

Georgia seeks sponsorships for parks

Georgia's Department of Natural Resources hopes to lure more corporate sponsors for state's 63 parks and historic sites.

03/16/10 - 5:41pm

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SC Speaker Harrell quits, pleas guilty

COLUMBIA - Suspended South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has pleaded guilty to six campaign fiance violations and agreed to resign from office.
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