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Authority proposes parking meters for downtown Augusta

The Downtown Development Authority of Augusta approved a plan to install 1,000 parking meters in downtown Augusta next year.

01/21/10 - 12:38am

Davidson Fine Arts School ranked in top 100 schools for third year in a row

John S. Davidson Fine Arts School has been ranked in the top 100 public high schools for the third consecutive year in US News & World Report's annual rankings.

01/15/10 - 2:33am

Man accused of killing family's pet deer

A teenager accused of killing Bambi, a Bloomingdale family’s pet deer, was arrested this morning on misdemeanor firearms charges.

12/10/09 - 9:24am

Georgia bans educators for cheating scandal

ATLANTA - Seven Georgia educators accused in a test cheating scandal could be banned from public schools in the state for up to a year.

12/10/09 - 1:07pm

5 arrested in Cobb Co. double murder

MARIETTA, Ga. - Three men and two women have been arrested in connection with a double homicide in Cobb County.

12/10/09 - 8:26am

Clarke mother, stepfather indicted in torture of boy

ATHENS, Ga. -- A Clarke County grand jury has charged a man and woman with 17 felonies for allegedly torturing the woman's son by locking him naked and handcuffed in a closet, shooting him with a pellet gun and subjecting him to other forms of abuse. Damita Devonna Peak, the victim's mother...

12/10/09 - 7:07am

More charges lodged against former youth director, teacher

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. – Effingham County sheriff’s deputies have filed additional charges against an Effingham County teacher and former youth director for the Catholic Diocese of Savannah. Julian Sheppard Heyman III, 52, of Springfield, was arrested Nov. 30 by Effingham County sheriff’s ...

12/10/09 - 7:01am

NAACP to hold forum for state Senate candidates

The four candidates competing for the state Senate District 22 seat will participate in a political forum Tuesday night. The Augusta NAACP Branch will sponsor the forum that will provide a platform for former House District 122 Rep. Hardie Davis, Jr. , former Solicitor Harold V. Jones, II , Democra...

12/09/09 - 10:47pm

Children can get a call from Santa

Parents have until Tuesday to sign their child up for a phone call from Ole Saint Nick. Santa’s Calling, a program sponsored by Harrison-Carver Park and Aiken County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, will take the names and numbers of children ages 8 and younger from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 ...

12/09/09 - 5:22pm

Morning fire leaves McDuffie County family homeless

DEARING, Ga. – A McDuffie County couple and their three children are homeless after fire swept through their mobile home during the midst of a severe thunderstorm Wednesday morning. Although everyone managed to escape unharmed, the family lost practically all of their personal belongings. The...

06/01/10 - 8:34pm

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