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Woman charged in child's death

Columbia County authorities this afternoon arrested a Martinez woman suspected of killing a toddler she was babysitting.

11/17/09 - 6:03pm

OMI loses city's waste water treatment contract

Contract awarded to Duluth, Ga.-based company.

01/21/10 - 12:38am

Ga. Regents approve fee hike for students

ATLANTA - College students in Georgia will pay more in fees next year to help make up for state budget cuts.

11/17/09 - 3:46pm

Business Hall of Fame induction tonight

Junior Achievement will induct three businessmen into its CSRA Hall of Fame tonight. The organization will also honor a local businesswoman with a new award aimed to rising stars. Nadia Butler, the president and CEO of Emergency Services Integrators, will receive Junior Achievement's first Risi...

11/17/09 - 2:38pm

Authorities arrest North Augusta man after standoff

Police arrested Jeffrey Alan Burlage this afternoon after he threatened to kill himself and North Augusta Police Chief John Thomas during a standoff at his residence on Womrath Road. North Augusta Public Safety received a call at 9:03 that the 50-year-old Mr. Burlage had barricaded himself in his h...

11/17/09 - 6:04pm

Richmond County authorities investigating whether robberies connected

Richmond County investigators are looking into whether an attempted robbery of Jo-Ann Fabrics on Wrightsboro Road and the robbery of an Augusta Pizza Hut on Monday were committed by the same man. At about 8:54, a man came to the checkout counter at the fabric store and demanded cash from the regist...

11/17/09 - 7:52pm

Security upgrades at fort's Gate 5 force temporary traffic changes

Traffic was backed up on Tobacco Road this morning as crews started construction on Fort Gordon’s Gate 5....

11/17/09 - 7:50pm

Aiken woman arrested after deputy almost run over

AIKEN - A woman accused of attempting to run over an officer last month was arrested Monday night. Merita Stephens Carter, 40, was arrested and booked into the Aiken County Detention Center around 10:30 p.m., according to jail records. Ms. Carter is charged with assault with the intent to kill, spe...

11/17/09 - 1:37pm

SRS marks shipment milestone

Savannah River Site has completed the shipment of 205,000 pounds of contaminated lead to a recycling center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Just as doctors use lead to shield patients from x-rays, Savannah River Site uses utilizes lead to protect workers from radiation. The most recent shipment of lead came fr...

11/17/09 - 11:06am

Jacksonville bike award puzzling

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- James Reed has heard all the criticism of cycling in Jacksonville: There are no bike lanes. Motorists seem willing to run you over. People throw things at cyclists.

11/17/09 - 10:47am

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