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Warehouse fire closes Sand Bar Ferry Road

A fire that heavily damaged a Sand Bar Ferry Road industrial building closed the road near Interstate 520 and sent smoke into the sky across Augusta.

12/14/10 - 7:45pm

Three to interview for No. 2 post

All three finalists for an Augusta deputy administrator position have Georgia connections.

12/14/10 - 9:04pm

Bad news, Braves; Rival Phils get ace Cliff Lee

NEW YORK — Turns out the Philadelphia Phillies do have enough money for both Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay — and Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels, too.

12/14/10 - 2:27pm

No SC deficit approval for Medicaid, welfare, prisons

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's financial oversight board has delayed taking action on more than $260 million in agency deficits that affect hundreds of thousands of the state's poor.

12/14/10 - 1:43pm

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley to seek 10th term

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., who has served as mayor longer than anyone in Charleston's 340-year history, announced today he will seek a 10th term.

12/14/10 - 1:40pm

SRNS donates to colleges, wounded warrior project

The firm that manages Savannah River Site on Tuesday enriched three local institutions - Paine College, the CSRA Wounded Warrior Care Project and Hull College of Business at Augusta State University - with $50,000 annual gifts to each over the next three years.

12/14/10 - 12:49pm

Muslim woman sues Ga. city over headscarf

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — A Muslim woman who was arrested after she refused to remove her headscarf in a west Georgia courthouse has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Douglasville and the officers who arrested her.

12/14/10 - 12:36pm

Police investigate shooting of 2 brothers

Two brothers were shot after men entered their home early this morning, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. Calvin Chew.

12/14/10 - 12:25pm

Deeper Savannah River urged

ATHENS, Ga. -- If President Barack Obama wants to focus on American exports, he should support funding the deepening of the Savannah River.

12/14/10 - 11:43am

Lilburn, Ga. council rejects mosque plan

LILBURN Ga.  — The Lilburn City Council has denied a rezoning request that would have allowed a Muslim congregation to build a 20,000-square-foot mosque on a site at U.S. 29.

12/14/10 - 11:00am
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