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Thurmond's son Paul considers run for Congress

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Another Thurmond may be heading to Washington. Paul Thurmond, 34, the son of the late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, who served for 48 years in the Senate, said today he's considering a run for Congress. The younger Thurmond said he was forming an exploratory committee to we...

01/12/10 - 4:38pm

SRS contracts announced

Contracts totaling $3.1 million were announced today by Savannah River Site’s primary contractor as part of a broad program to decommission two obsolete nuclear weapons material reactors using funds from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. Havird Oil Co. of Leesville, S.C., received ...

01/12/10 - 4:05pm

3 dead, 2 hurt in north Atlanta business shooting

KENNESAW, Ga. - A disgruntled ex-employee stormed a truck rental business in camouflage and opened fire with a handgun, killing two people and critically wounding three others at his former workplace, police said.

01/12/10 - 8:23pm

2 arrested in Aiken

AIKEN – A concerned citizen helped Aiken authorities nab two men accused of stealing a jeep this morning. Aiken Department of Public Safety officers arrested and charged Neal Donovan and Russell Young with malicious injury to real property, breaking and entering to auto and grand larceny about...

01/12/10 - 3:58pm

It's official: Augusta State No. 1 in men's basketball

National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 poll released this afternoon.

01/12/10 - 5:13pm

Columbia County authorities seek shoplifting suspect identity

Columbia County authorities are looking for assistance identifying a woman they say stole purses from an Evans Target store.

01/12/10 - 3:35pm

Man wants to sue uncle for not helping passenger in truck

ATLANTA -- The death of a Thomson man in the sleeper compartment of his brother-in-law's truck has led to a lawsuit pending before Georgia's highest court because the body was cremated without an autopsy. Because there's neither an autopsy or a body to examine, there can be no expert te...

01/12/10 - 2:20pm

Arrests follow inspection at Gordon Hwy. motel

The inspection was part of an ongoing effort to clean up Gordon Highway that began last month.

01/12/10 - 3:07pm

Warrants executed in Ga. child porn crackdown

DECATUR, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says warrants are being executed in 34 counties -- including Richmond -- in connection with the distribution of child porn over the Internet. The GBI said today the warrants stem from a three-month investigation begun in October centered on th...

01/12/10 - 1:30pm

Former Essence magazine editor to speak at Aiken Tech

AIKEN – The former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine will speak at Aiken Technical College Wednesday. Susan L. Taylor will speak in the Gregg-Graniteville Student Activity Center at 12:45 p.m. for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at Aiken Tech. The event is a joint effort of the t...

01/12/10 - 3:38pm

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