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Richmond County magnets set open houses

Several Richmond County School System magnet programs will soon hold open houses for prospective students for the 2011-12 school year, the district announced today

12/07/10 - 3:48pm

School officials ask lawmaker help

The Columbia County school board and system officials asked for flexibility during a meeting this morning with the state legislative delegation.

12/07/10 - 2:02pm

Augusta woman reports home invasion

A 24-year-old woman told officers two men kicked in her front door around midnight and held her at gunpoint.

12/07/10 - 1:46pm

Man, 81, attacked, robbed in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Authorities are still searching for the two men responsible for pulling an 81-year-old man from his vehicle and robbing him.

12/07/10 - 6:20pm

Georgia Democrat chair stepping down

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia Democratic Party Chairwoman Jane Kidd says she will not run for another term.

12/07/10 - 2:03pm

UPS to require photo IDs for shipping packages

ATLANTA — UPS is now requiring photo identification from customers shipping packages at retail locations around the world, a month after explosives made its way on to one of the company's planes.

12/07/10 - 2:04pm

Natural Resources chief recommended

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue and Gov.-elect Nathan Deal have recommended state Rep. Mark Williams to be commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

12/07/10 - 11:17am

Atlanta motorist found shot dead


ATLANTA — Police are investigating after a man was found dead behind the wheel of a car in northeast Atlanta.

12/07/10 - 9:28am

Local crimes part of nationwide fraud fight, officials say

Authorities have included two local fraud cases as part of a nationwide sweep to target investment fraud spearheaded by the U.S. Justice Department.

12/07/10 - 9:26am

Ga. police catch former Salvation Army bell-ringer

OAKWOOD, Ga. — Police have arrested a man they say may use the familiar Salvation Army bell ringer's accessories to scam people out of money.

12/07/10 - 3:47pm
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