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Hardie Davis lobbies against UGA engineering school

ATLANTA -- Augusta Democratic Sen. Hardie Davis released a letter Thursday he wrote opposing the University of Georgia’s bid to establish an engineering school.

11/04/10 - 5:35pm

Shepeard blood center needs O-Negative donations

The Shepeard Community Blood Center is seeking at least 24  O-Negative blood donations for the next several days for a critically ill patient in Augusta, according to a news release.

11/04/10 - 5:24pm

Former Congressman J.C. Watts to speak in Augusta

Former Oklahoma Cngressman J.C. Watts will be the featured speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ annual fundraiser at 7 p.m., Dec. 9, at Warren Baptist Church’s Simmons Hall.

11/04/10 - 5:07pm

SC GOP begins to extend its reach

COLUMBIA --  In the wake of historic election gains by Republicans and the party’s new control of the U.S. House, political types offer a ready and assorted supply of explanations. What’s indisputable is the penetrating depth of the new Republican control.

11/04/10 - 4:34pm

Teen pleads guilty to shooting woman, beating baby

ATLANTA — A Georgia man who is already serving life in prison for murdering a convenience store clerk was sentenced to 75 more years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a young mother and beating her 1-year-old baby.

11/04/10 - 3:58pm

Raccoons attack Georgia baby in her crib

COVINGTON, Ga. — A 9-month-old baby is in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital after she was attacked by two raccoons while sleeping in her crib in the same room as her mother.

11/04/10 - 2:34pm

Laney principal to become interim district administrator

Tonethia Beasley, the principal of Laney High School, will move into the Richmond County School System's administration, Superintendent Dr. Frank Roberson announced today.

11/04/10 - 5:01pm

Man arrested after tag office employees threatened

A Harlem man was arrested Wednesday  after police say he threatened Columbia County Tag Office employees.

11/04/10 - 2:32pm

Ga. Senate Democratic leader drafts Mike Thurmond to head party

ATLANTA -- Mike Thurmond, the loser in Tuesday’s race for U.S. Senate, should be the next chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia, state Senate Minority Leader Robert Brown said Thursday.

11/04/10 - 1:11pm

Wednesday death now 34th homicide

Richmond County investigators now believe a Wednesday morning suspicious death was a homicide.

11/04/10 - 3:16pm
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