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Campaign aims to convince Ga. kids to ‘Exit 2 Text It’

ATLANTA -- In an effort to convince teen drivers to pull off the road to send text messages, a group of business, civic and state agencies announced today the launch of a statewide campaign called Exit 2 Text It.

02/23/10 - 2:13pm

Aiken County, diesel engine company officials to meet to finalize site selection

Officials with a diesel engine maker will meet with economic developers in Sage Mill Industrial Park on March 5 to finalize site selection.

07/16/10 - 8:02pm

University of Phoenix starts Haiti shoe drive

The Augusta campus of University of Phoenix has started a shoe drive to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

02/23/10 - 10:25am

Augusta native Stelling promoted at Synovus

Augusta native Kessel Stelling Jr. has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Synovus Financial Corp.

07/16/10 - 8:02pm

Roadwork to close part of Broad Street next week

Part of Broad Street will close for a month starting Monday as crews work to reconstruct a railroad crossing.


02/23/10 - 11:38am

Aiken morning wreck slows traffic

An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a school bus on Columbia Highway North near Keys Pond Road this morning  slowed traffic along the roadway.

02/23/10 - 8:24am

SC bills would extend property tax breaks

COLUMBIA - Lawmakers in South Carolina are considering a lifeline for stuggling homeowners: allow them to pay a lower property tax rate on two homes if they're unable to sell one or have to move for a new job.


02/23/10 - 6:18am

Board moves toward decision on bond vote

A bond referendum for school construction and renovation in Aiken County could cost the ownes of a $100,000 home another $90 a year.

02/22/10 - 11:24pm

Nuclear group sponsors student essay contest

Sunday is the deadline for an essay contest that the Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness is sponsoring  for high school juniors and seniors.

02/22/10 - 4:48pm

8 students hurt; Ga. driver charged in bus wreck

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Eight students are recovering from minor injuries and a veteran school bus driver has been charged with failure to maintain his lane after the bus wrecked today in College Park.

02/22/10 - 4:07pm
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