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Autopsy reveals Beech Island man's murder

BEECH ISLAND – An autopsy conducted this morning revealed that a man missing for more than a week was murdered. Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton confirmed this evening that Gregory Brabham, 52, of Swamp Road, was killed, but he said he would not reveal the cause of death. "The cause of death ...

11/12/09 - 6:34pm

Safes stolen from downtown restaurant

A man broke into the Pizza Joint restaurant at 1245 Broad Street early Wednesday morning and stole two safes from an office.

11/12/09 - 9:22am

Accidental shooting wounds Madison Co. teen

Sheriff's deputies charged a Madison County man with reckless conduct Monday after a .22-caliber rifle he was cleaning in his home discharged and the bullet hit a 15-year-old girl in the arm.

11/12/09 - 8:59am

UGA reports 1,700 jobs 'saved' by stimulus

Federal stimulus money saved more than 1,700 jobs at the University of Georgia - at least according to figures the university submitted to the state to be included in a nationwide federal database.

11/12/09 - 5:33pm

Deputies say they fatally shot man with knife at wife's throat

The man shot and killed by officers this morning was free on bond pending trial on murder charges.

11/12/09 - 6:33pm

Late-night fire killed infant, Brunswick police say

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A house fire in north Brunswick took the life of an infant Wednesday night, officials said. Pernell Gray said he was working nearby when he heard screaming coming from a small, frame house. "The whole house was lit up,'' Gray said." Brunswick police Sgt. George Carter sai...

11/12/09 - 5:33pm

Ga. jobless rate drops in October

ATLANTA -- Georgia's initial unemployment claims for October declined over the year, officials said today, but the length of joblessness continues to increase. The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 70,597 laid-off workers filed initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits l...

11/12/09 - 5:34pm

Initial findings of 2nd master plan unveiled today

The initial findings of a second Augusta master plan will be reported today at Augusta Technical College. The plan is the result of a four-month effort on the part of the community and the planning team. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Building 600 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The first ma...

01/12/10 - 6:11pm

Pilot tried to hit them with plane, pursuing officers say

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Police say a pilot tried to hit officers with his plane at a small Georgia airport. Authorities say Dan Wayne Gryder was jailed Wednesday and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. Griffin police investigator Bryan Clanton tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the 48-...

11/12/09 - 6:56am

Tiger among early leaders

MELBOURNE, Australia — Tiger Woods lived up to eight months of anticipation in Australia on Thursday by running off three consecutive birdies late in his round of a 6-under 66 that put him atop the leaderboard in the Australian Masters. Playing for the first time Down Under in 11 years, before...

01/15/10 - 12:40pm

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Summer demands blood donations

Even as blood donations dry up during the summer months, Grovetown resident Donna Morrow finds the time to give a little bit of herself to the community she lives in.
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