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Robbers target Lowcountry Chinese restaurants

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a rash of robberies at Chinese restaurants around Charleston. Investigators told The Post and Courier of Charleston that they think the same two men are responsible for more than a dozen restaurant robberies since the beginning of August. Police ...

10/30/10 - 3:24pm

Teen killed, others injured in Decatur crash

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say a teen driver swerving to avoid hitting a dog caused a crash that killed a 14-year-old passenger and injured two other teens. Four teens were leaving band practice at Southwest DeKalb High School when the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday. DeKalb police spokesm...

10/30/10 - 3:22pm

Passerby helps Duluth woman rescue child from fire

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - An unidentified passerby helped a Duluth woman rescue her 3-year-old daughter from a burning home. Gwinnett Fire spokesman Capt. Tommy Rutledge says the woman and her two children were asleep in the home around 8 a.m. Saturday. The woman says she heard a noise and awoke to find th...

10/30/10 - 3:21pm

Wine tasting to raise money for USC Aiken nursing program

The largest fundraiser of the year for University of South Carolina Aiken's School of Nursing - an annual Scholarship and Research Wine Tasting event - will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. today at the Aiken Municipal Center in The Alley in downtown Aiken.

10/29/10 - 3:25pm

Barrow splits campaign message

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- U.S. Rep. John Barrow has sent some voters campaign mailings saying he's working "hand in hand" with President Barack Obama.

10/29/10 - 1:17pm

Aiken posts steeplechase entries

Official entries for Saturday’s Aiken Fall Steeplechase have been posted by the National Steeplechase Association.

10/29/10 - 12:29pm

Earnings up for Augusta-based firm

Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Financial Corp. reported higher third-quarter earnings Friday as the company continues to shed troubled assets.

10/29/10 - 12:20pm

North Charleston approves casino boat

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — North Charleston City Council has given final approval to casino boat operations.

10/29/10 - 12:22pm

Ga. school system rejects federal grant

GRAY, Ga. — The Jones County school system has decided not to seek federal Race to the Top funds.

10/29/10 - 12:23pm

GBI unit wins international award

DECATUR, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's unit targeting child pornography and Internet predators has won an international award.

10/29/10 - 8:45am
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