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In search of Zhu Zhus?

Does your child want a Zhu Zhu pet for Christmas? Good luck. The toy hamsters are one of the holiday’s hot items, but they’re not in stock currently at local Toys “R” Us, Target or Wal-Mart stores. The packed parking lot of Toys “R” Us this afternoon was symptom of th...

12/07/09 - 5:14pm

Green, Norwood highlight All-SEC football team

After sweeping through the season unbeaten, top-ranked Alabama has claimed the top three individual awards on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. Running back Mark Ingram was named offensive player of the year, linebacker Rolando McClain the top defensive player and Nick...

12/07/09 - 3:36pm

Georgia relaxes restrictions on who can get H1N1 vaccine

Almost everyone in the Augusta-area can now get the vaccine.

12/07/09 - 6:08pm

Development on North Augusta agenda

NORTH AUGUSTA – City council meets tonight to discuss the Gardner’s Landing planned development on final reading. The development will consist of 48 to 65 single-family units and 246 apartment units along the Savannah River to the side of U.S. Highway 1 behind the RiverNorth subdivision....

12/07/09 - 2:25pm

Commission passes TEE center plan

More than seven months after the issue split the board along racial lines in what at times seemed like an unbreakable gridlock, the Augusta Commission has passed a plan that will begin construction of a trade, exhibit and event center and revitalization of the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem neighborhood...

01/27/10 - 11:43pm

Man charged in two-car pile up

GLOVERVILLE – South Carolina Highway Patrol charged a Lexington man in a two-car crash earlier today. Benjamin Hughes, 31, was charged with driving too fast for conditions, said Tropper Judd Jones. Mr. Hughes was driving south in his 2008 Ford F-250 on Pine Log Road when he rear-ended a 2008 C...

12/07/09 - 4:01pm

Car crashes into Martinez bank

Police believe driver hit gas pedal instead of brake.

12/07/09 - 5:39pm

Three teens arrested following chase

Three Augusta teenagers were arrested last night following a two-county chase by sheriff’s deputies. The teens, whose names were not released, are charged with theft by receiving stolen property, according to Columbia County Sheriff’s Spokesman Capt. Steve Morris. Two of them are 16 years...

12/07/09 - 12:40pm

Teens arrested after 2-county chase

Three Augusta teenagers were arrested Sunday night after a two-county police chase. The teens, whose names were not released, are charged with theft by receiving stolen property, according to Capt. Steve Morris of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Two are 16 years old and another is 15, Cap...

12/07/09 - 8:30pm

Coroner identifies Thomson fire victim

THOMSON, Ga. – An elderly Thomson man lost his life in a house fire this morning, authorities say. McDuffie County Coroner Rhusha Mack identified the victim as 68-year-old Jessie Ramsey, who lived at 631 Adams Avenue. An autopsy was scheduled at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Labora...

12/07/09 - 1:34pm

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