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Shoplifter threatens to cut store manager

A thief threatened to cut the manager of Dollar General at 3120 Peach Orchard Road Tuesday after she was caught stealing from the store. The manager told Richmond County Sheriff’s deputies that she confronted the woman about putting several items in her purse, a sheriff’s report said. Th...

01/13/10 - 12:07pm

Environmentally friendly dorm gives UGA campus taste of green

The new hall on UGA's East Campus will be the first green living quarters built on campus.

01/13/10 - 10:16am

Ex-worker charged in fatal shootings at former workplace

A gunman dressed in camouflage opened fire Tuesday at a truck rental business where he used to work.

01/13/10 - 12:41pm

Early voting starts today for state Senate runoff

Early voting starts today for state Senate runoff Early voting for a runoff election to fill the vacant state senate District 22 seat will begin today. Voters can cast their ballots early through Jan. 29 at the Board of Elections office at 530 Greene St. Polling hours are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. ...

01/13/10 - 7:28am

DOE official tours SRS

Under Secretary for Energy Kristina Johnson made a goodwill visit to Savannah River Site this week to tour major Recovery Act cleanup projects and reiterate the department's willingness to forge a better work environment at the site....

01/13/10 - 7:18am

Rail work closing Sixth Street

Part of Sixth Street in downtown Augusta will be closed until Jan. 29 from the Walton Way overpass to Telfair Street. Crews will be replacing a Norfolk Southern railroad track in that area, according to a Richmond County Engineering Department press release....

01/13/10 - 6:52am

SC lawmakers rebuke Gov. Sanford

COLUMBIA — South Carolina state representatives formally reprimanded Gov. Mark Sanford today for secret trips to see his Argentine mistress and improper use of state aircraft. The lawmakers voted 102-11 to censure Sanford for bringing "ridicule, dishonor, disgrace and shame" to himself and the...

01/13/10 - 12:57pm

Gov. Perdue tells lawmakers funds will be scarce for Georgia

Governor tells lawmakers it is "our time now to carry the heavy load" for the sake of our children and grandchildren.

01/13/10 - 11:11pm

State estimates $25 million in Ga. insured losses

ATLANTA — Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine says insured losses in north Georgia from the recent snow and ice storm is estimated at $25 million. He said Tuesday that the estimate includes damage to cars as well as homes and businesses and that more than 4,500 claims were reported. The Com...

01/13/10 - 6:41am

Laney rolls over Screven County

Laney posted a season-high in points tonight in a 97-77 victory over Screven County, the team that ended its season a year ago in the Region 3-AA tournament. The Wildcats scored the first 10 points and led the entire game even though the Gamecocks limited Rod Hall's penetration with a 1-3-1 def...

01/13/10 - 12:22am

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