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Concert to feature old music

A Concert of Holiday Music will take place at 7:30 tonight when the Augusta Collegium Musicum performs selections from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. The concert will be at the rotunda at Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., downtown. It will benefit the programs of the museum. For more...

12/14/09 - 8:32am

Citigroup to repay $20 billion

NEW YORK -– Citigroup Inc. said Monday it is repaying $20 billion in bailout money it received from the Treasury Department, in an effort to reduce government influence over the banking giant. The New York-based bank was among the hardest hit by the credit crisis and rising loan defaults. It h...

12/14/09 - 8:27am

SC education panel meets today

COLUMBIA — A committee established more than a decade ago to monitor South Carolina's education improvement is getting a progress report. The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee meets Monday. It's expected to get an update on where the state is in meeting its goal of having s...

12/14/09 - 8:24am

Atlanta prison hit by fire

ATLANTA — Firefighters in Atlanta say they have put out a blaze at the federal prison in the city. No injuries or security breaches were reported after the three-alarm fire in the west wing of the U.S. Penitentiary. The blaze forced officials to evacuate the prison's housing unit and move ...

12/14/09 - 8:18am

Atlanta prison hit by fire

ATLANTA — Firefighters in Atlanta say they have put out a blaze at the federal prison in the city. No injuries or security breaches were reported after the three-alarm fire in the west wing of the U.S. Penitentiary. The blaze forced officials to evacuate the prison's housing unit and move ...

12/14/09 - 8:17am

Coast Guard rescues man with head injury from tugboat

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a 52-year-old North Carolina man who suffered a head injury when he slipped and fell aboard a tug in the Atlantic Ocean. A statement from Seventh Coast Guard District office in Savannah, Ga., said the rescue took place this morning 54 miles southeast ...

12/14/09 - 12:03am

Woman robbed at front door

A 73-year old Augusta woman was robbed at gunpoint as she was walking to her front door in south Augusta Saturday night.

12/13/09 - 8:00pm

Washington Road Arby's robbed

A man robbed the Arby’s restaurant at 2733 Washington Road at gunpoint Saturday evening. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that at about 6:15 p.m. a man carrying a black pistol entered the restaurant, told two customers to get on the floor and ordered an employee to put money into a...

12/13/09 - 7:38pm

Accenture marks first sponsor to cut ties with Woods

Global consulting firm Accenture Ltd. has ended its relationship with Tiger Woods.

02/20/10 - 1:11am

Brees, Vilma help Saints remain perfect at 13-0

The New Orleans Saints remained perfect with another tight win, 26-23 over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

12/13/09 - 7:02pm

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Former commissioner's case remains under review

While former Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith's statements to Georgia State Patrol investigators likely can't be used against him, the state Office of the Inspector General continues to conduct ...
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