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UGA layoffs may be in store

The University of Georgia probably can avoid more furloughs for now, but could be forced to lay off employees next year unless the economy and tax collections pick up, President Michael Adams said Thursday.

12/04/09 - 8:33am

Atlanta fire stations become safe havens for youth

ATLANTA - Atlanta fire houses will soon become safe havens for the city's most vulnerable children.

12/04/09 - 8:27am

Driver's food cited in fatal Ga. crash

Officials in Forsyth County say a 48-year-old woman who was killed in a highway collision may have lost control of her car because she was eating.

12/04/09 - 10:38am

No. 5 Augusta State pulls away from Paine

Augusta State closed the first half on a 26-8 run and pulled away from rival Paine tonight at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The fifth-ranked Jaguars defeated the Lions, 85-54. Ben Madgen led Augusta State with 20 points in 17 minutes, while Fred Brathwaite added 15 points and Alex Smith 14. Julian Eng...

12/04/09 - 12:03am

Paine women defeat Augusta State

Paine's Areyal LeDeatte made a layup with 41 seconds remaining and the Lady Lions held on for a 59-58 win over Augusta State. Paine (2-3) defeated the Lady Jaguars (1-5) for the first time since the 2002-03 season, snapping a seven-game losing skid to its rival....

12/03/09 - 9:35pm

It's a subdued holiday season for SC first family

In holiday seasons past, South Carolina's first family seemed like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting.

12/03/09 - 9:05pm

No qualifiers today in Senate race

On the second day of qualifying, no one new jumped into the state Senate District 22 or House District 122 races, both of which will be decided in a special election Jan. 5. The candidates for the Senate seat vacated by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia Ed Tarver remain Libertarian...

12/03/09 - 7:22pm

Braves add reliever Saito

ATLANTA – The Braves made another move to strengthen their pitching staff Thursday, agreeing to a one-year contract with right-handed reliever Takashi Saito. Saito, who turns 40 in February, has 83 saves in four major league seasons after a long career in Japan. He made the NL All-Star team in...

12/03/09 - 5:37pm

Governor to speak to leadership group on Dec. 18

Gov. Sonny Perdue will be in downtown Augusta on Dec. 18 to deliver the keynote address to Leadership Augusta. The governor will provide an update on state issues. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Oglethorpe Room at the Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites. Leadership Augusta is charging $27...

12/03/09 - 6:16pm

Manning makes move at Q-School

In West Palm Beach, Fla., former Augusta State golfer Major Manning shot 4-under-par 68 today to move into a tie for 18th place in the final stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School at Bear Lakes Country Club. Manning is eight shots behind leader Troy Merritt after two rounds of the six-day event. Aiken...

01/07/10 - 3:24pm

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Augusta's ties to Liberia date back to 1836

Richmond County’s ties to West Africa date back to the 1830s, when plantation owner Richard Tubman wrote in his will that his slaves were to be offered freedom. More recently, Augustans have ...
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