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Blue Magnolia gift shop closing

After almost three years in business, Blue Magnolia gift shop, 1124 Broad Street, will close Dec. 24.

11/16/09 - 2:25pm

Clemson-South Carolina set for noon kickoff

The annual Clemson-South Carolina game will be played at noon on Nov. 27. It will be televised by ESPN. South Carolina, which has a bye this week, will enter the game with a 6-5 record overall. Clemson is 7-3 overall and ranked 18th in the latest Associated Press poll. The Tigers will complete th...

11/16/09 - 2:04pm

North Augusta carjacking suspect now in custody

Suspect Anthony Tashawn Perry arrested on Sunday.

11/16/09 - 3:14pm

Historic Augusta holds awards meeting tonight

Historic Augusta's Annual Meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at the Joseph R. Lamar Boyhood Home at 415 Seventh Street. Refreshments will be served. New trustees and officers will be elected, annual reports will be made and Preservation Awards will be presented....

11/16/09 - 1:41pm

Extreme cheers: We need your best holiday drink recipe

Anyone can drop a candy cane into a cocktail and call it festive, but it takes real imagination to bust out a real beverage with seasonal spirit – and spirits. The Augusta Chronicle will be holding an Extreme Holiday Beverage contest the week following Thanksgiving and we’re looking for s...

11/16/09 - 1:14pm

North Augusta barber robbed

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Police continue to look for two men who robbed a North Augusta barber at gunpoint Sunday. The shop’s owner told police that at 9 p.m., two men entered Hats Off Grooming Lounge on E. Buena Vista Avenue and told him, “This is a robbery,” according to an incident report...

11/16/09 - 1:05pm

Morning discovery of snake surprise for Westside High

It gave new meaning to show and tell in school. This morning, Westside High School math teacher Robert Davis got quite a surprise as he opened his classroom door and found a snake on the floor a few feet inside, prompting him to quickly motion for the school’s principal, who was walking by at ...

01/15/10 - 1:24am

Aiken Council to vote Tuesday on Valley water district expansion

AIKEN – The Aiken County Council will conduct a final vote on expanding Valley Public Service Authority’s boundaries Tuesday night. Expanding the boundaries would legalize the authority’s efforts to takeover the Avondale Mills’ water system for hundreds of customers in Granitevi...

01/20/10 - 10:53pm

Weekend lake level rises, but not as high as expected

Thurmond Lake rose past its full pool during the weekend and peaked at 332.5 feet above sea level, but fell short of projections issued last week by the Army Corps of Engineers. “It looks like we didn’t go past 332.5, and that was reached at 8 a.m. on Saturday, and then it began declining...

11/16/09 - 11:33am

Congressman speaks in Aiken this morning

AIKEN – U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett will speak to supporters this morning to promote his gubernatorial campaign. Mr. Barrett will rally support for his campaign and speak to members of the Aiken Republican Club at 11:45 a.m. at Newberry Hall, located at 117 Newberry St., according to a news rel...

11/16/09 - 10:45am

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