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Deputies investigate holdup attempt

Richmond County Sheriff deputies are investigating an attempted robbery this morning at the Family Dollar at 1801 Central Ave. About 9:40 a.m., the suspect went into the store, picked up several items, then approached the store clerk and pulled out a handgun, demanding the clerk open the register, ...

11/09/09 - 5:34pm

Ga., SC urged to act after nuclear waste disposal plan falters

Savannah River Site’s Community Reuse Organization calls for action after Yucca Mountain waste plan falters

11/09/09 - 5:35pm

Veterans Day events planned

There will be several ways to commemorate the Veterans Day holiday this week. They include: * Veterans Day Ceremony: 9 a.m. Wednesday courtyard at Georgia War Vete­rans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St.; with Col. Laurence M. Mixon, commander of the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade from the U.S....

01/19/10 - 10:38pm

SRS mobile job fair stops in Augusta

A mobile job fair sharing information on how to get a Recovery Act job at Savannah River Site will be in Augusta tomorrow. The Road To Recover Tour will stop at the Augusta Career Center, 601 Greene St. from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Information will be provided on how people can obtain a job doing work...

11/09/09 - 2:34pm

Evans school seeking help for Fort Hood victim's family

The Columbia County school attended by the daughter of a Fort Hood victim is taking up donations to help the seventh-grader and her family. Kylah DeCrow, the 13-year-old daughter of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow, attends Evans Middle School. Her father was killed, along with 12 others, during ...

11/09/09 - 2:49pm

SC plane crash injures 3

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Three people have been injured in a small plane crash in South Carolina. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the multiengine King Air B200 crashed short of the runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport around 10:15 Monday morning. M...

11/09/09 - 12:29pm

'Tea Party Express' plans stop on Tuesday at Augusta Common

The Tea Party Express II bus tour will make a stop in Richmond County at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Augusta Common. The bus began its tour Oct. 25 in San Diego, and the trip will conclude Thursday in Orlando, Fla. The tour was scheduled to coincide with a year before the 2010 national elections. Accord...

11/09/09 - 12:33pm

Aiken cops looking statewide for Saturday holdup connections

Aiken police say they are looking statewide to see if there are any robberies similar to one Saturday at a York Street Burger King. Two Columbia men are in jail, another is dead and a fourth remains at large in connection with Saturday's incident....

11/09/09 - 10:54am

Analysis: Georgia congressmen beginning to gain notice

ATLANTA - - In a city with as many reporters as Washington, it would seem almost impossible for a politician to avoid frequent publicity. But as one of 435 members of the House or even the 100 in the Senate, an individual lawmaker doesn't often feel the warmth of the limelight. For one thing, ...

11/09/09 - 10:07am

High court upholds death sentence

ATLANTA -– Georgia's top court has upheld a death sentence against Robert Owen Arrington.

11/09/09 - 9:52am

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