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Authorities looking for North Augusta teen in murder last month

Authorities believe a North Augusta teen may have played a role in the murder of an Aiken man last month. Aiken County Sheriff’s Office holds a warrant for David Lee Johnson, 16, of the 1900 block of Seaborn Drive, for accessory after the fact of murder, Aiken County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave M...

12/10/09 - 4:51pm

Fake money stolen from Chronicle display

Fake money was stolen from a display at an office at The Augusta Chronicle during a burglary Wednesday night. The thief, or thieves, used a brick to break into the Broad Street office and ripped fake $100, $50 and $20 bills from the display, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's report....

12/10/09 - 3:56pm

CDC: Nearly 50 million Americans infected with H1N1 virus

Nearly 50 million people have been infected with the novel influenza A H1N1 virus as of last month and nearly 10,000 have died, including 1,100 children, the director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said today. The new estimates run from April, when the new virus first emerged, thr...

12/10/09 - 3:42pm

7 arrested in Harlem meth bust

Seven people were arrested Wednesday after police searched a Harlem-area home and found a methamphetamine lab. After a month-long investigation, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators searched a home on the 3800 block of Gordon Highway at about 5 p.m. The people involved were...

12/10/09 - 3:59pm

Braves near deal to send Soriano to TB

INDIANAPOLIS - A person familiar with the deal says the Atlanta Braves are close to trading reliever Rafael Soriano to the Tampa Bay Rays for pitcher Jesse Chavez.

12/10/09 - 1:16pm

Aiken County authorities searching for gas station robbers

BEECH ISLAND – Authorities are searching for four suspects who robbed a Beech Island gas station Tuesday night....

12/10/09 - 1:05pm

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

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Group demands hearing on commissioner appointment

City leaders appeared to warm to a request Monday by the West Augusta Alliance to hold one or more public hearings before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie ...
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