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Chronicle marks 225th year

The Augusta Chronicle celebrates its 225th birthday today and Mayor Deke Copenhaver dropped by its Broad Street office to present a proclamation.


08/30/10 - 5:21pm

Passenger dies on flight from Nigeria to Atlanta

ATLANTA  — Delta Air Lines says a passenger was found dead aboard a flight from Lagos, Nigeria, to Atlanta.

08/30/10 - 10:44am

Local air quality determination delayed

Residents of Richmond, Aiken and Columbia counties will have to wait a little longer to learn whether those areas will comply with stricter air quality standards imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

08/30/10 - 5:07pm

SC seeks money to mark Civil War anniversary

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — The Civil War began in South Carolina nearly 150 years ago and officials are looking for money to mark the anniversaries over the coming five years.

08/30/10 - 8:37am

2-year-old Calif. boy killed by car in SC driveway

WELLFORD, S.C. — A 2-year-old California boy has died after he was backed over by a car in a driveway in South Carolina.

08/30/10 - 8:36am

Plane lands on Ga. golf course

ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities in Paulding County say a small plane lost power and wound up making an emergency landing on a golf course near Acworth.

08/30/10 - 8:33am

Bomb squad at Atlanta airport this morning

  ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department's bomb squad is investigating a package found in at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Dispatchers say the device found in the airport's north terminal this  morning looks like a pipe bomb. The package was found in a lower le...

08/30/10 - 8:24am

Aiken pedestrian in ICU

An Aiken County woman is in critical care after being struck this morning during a morning run.

08/30/10 - 7:37pm

SC officials worry about doctor shortage

CHARLESTON, S.C.  - South Carolina already has a shortage of primary care and experts say the loss of a state-funded grant program to encourage young doctors to practice in rural areas is only going to make the problem worse.


08/30/10 - 6:40am

Missing Atlanta zoo snake may be in building

ATLANTA   - A spokeswoman for Zoo Atlanta says a rattlesnake that escaped quarantine over the weekend could be in the same building where it got out.

08/30/10 - 6:30am
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