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Gov. Sanford in North Augusta today

NORTH AUGUSTA -- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is scheduled to appear in North Augusta this afternoon to discuss the economic development. The governor plans to appear at 3 p.m. at Greg's Gas Plus, 411 Georgia Avenue....

04/22/10 - 8:51am

Bacon, fries, meat stolen from Krystal

A thief stole more than $200 worth of bacon, French fries and meats from an outdoor freezer at Krystal's on Wrightsboro Road sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday. An employee told Richmond County Sheriff's deputies that someone cut the lock and took boxes of beef patties, chicken patties and "Krys...

04/22/10 - 7:45am

Firefighters at recycling center blaze

Firefighters battled a blaze this morning at Newell's Recycling on Molly Pond Road, according to Richmond County dispatchers.

04/22/10 - 1:11pm

Ga. Power studies new energy sources

ATLANTA - Georgia Power wants more options for getting electricity amid uncertainty over whether upcoming environmental rules could put existing power plants out of service. The Southern Co. subsidiary issued a request for proposals this week to get 1,000 megawatts of extra electricity. All bids mus...

04/22/10 - 4:57am

Oprah to film talk show at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - A live viewing of the Oprah Winfrey's popular talk show will be held at Georgia Tech as part of a five-city episode on distracted driving. Winfrey is holding rallies in Atlanta, Boston, Washington, D.C., Detroit and Los Angeles on April 30 where viewers can watch a live panel discussi...

04/22/10 - 4:39pm

SC lawmakers revisit texting-driving ban

COLUMBIA - South Carolina lawmakers plan to discuss a bill barring drivers from sending or reading text messages. The ban, which had already passed the House, is up for discussion today by a Senate Judiciary subcommittee. Drivers convicted of the misdemeanor would be fined $25. Officers couldn'...

04/22/10 - 4:51am

Augusta jobless rate improves

The Georgia Department of Labor reported this morning that the unemployment rate in metro Augusta declined to 9.2 percent in March.

04/22/10 - 8:01am

Columbia County burglary suspect caught

Richmond County authorities have arrested a man sought last week in Columbia County as a neighborhood burglary suspect.

04/22/10 - 4:45am

2 sentenced for Aiken restaurant robbery

AIKEN --- Two Columbia men known as the Burger King bandits were sentenced to  25 years on Tuesday for November armed robbery and kidnapping in Aiken.

04/21/10 - 5:29pm

Ga. Senate bans all student-teacher sex

ATLANTA -- The Senate voted unanimously today to block all sex between students and teachers, even if the student consents.

04/21/10 - 1:53pm
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