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Demand for seasonal flu shots is surpassing supply

Some area health care professionals say supply is running low.

10/07/09 - 6:15pm

Hawks, Garret Siler start NBA preseason tonight

To read Chris Gay's blog on former Augusta State basketball player Garret Silver, click ...

10/07/09 - 4:33pm

Best of Augusta offers an early start to a festive weekend

Augusta Magazine’s annual Best of Augusta party takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the National Science Center’s Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St. The event, which benefits Fort Discovery, features winners of the magazine's readers poll and offers an evening of food and entertainment. The...

10/07/09 - 4:23pm

Richmond County authorities looking for sex offender

Richmond County authorities are looking for a convicted sex offender. Albert Leonard Floyd, 48, failed to register with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that he has moved to Augusta, as required by law, according to a department release. Mr. Floyd registered with the Michigan State Police ...

10/07/09 - 3:50pm

Supreme Court rejects Augusta man's death penalty appeal

Mark McClain was sentenced to death by a Richmond County Superior Court jury in 1995.

10/07/09 - 10:31pm

Mitigation measures proposed by Army Corps

A plan to deepen Savannah Harbor could also finance a $7 million fish passage structure at New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam near Augusta—and provide more funding for Georgia’s striped bass stocking program. Both projects were included this week among mitigation measures proposed by the A...

01/19/10 - 12:50pm

United Way chair to speak at Women In Business

The first businesswoman to be elected national president of the YWCA will address members of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce tomorrow. Ann Stallard, CEO of Atlanta printing company Graphic Communication Corp., is the featured speaker at the 2009 Women in Business Signature Event. The event s...

10/07/09 - 2:01pm

Aiken County woman pleads guilty to hiring man to kill husband

AIKEN – An Aiken County woman plead guilty Tuesday to paying a man to kill her estranged husband and his son. An indictment filed in federal court claims Judy W. Dickson, 42, of Salley, paid her boyfriend to burn down the Shallotte, N.C., home of Raymond Dickson, and his son, Ryan Dickson, as ...

10/07/09 - 1:19pm

Beat the Pros winner announced

James McCrae Jr. of Augusta is the winner of the Beat the Pros contest for Week 6. James was the only person who correctly picked all 10 high school football games, which beat the best effort by our pros (9-1). James will receive a Beat the Pros T-shirt. To play this week's game, click

Aiken County woman pleads guilty to murder for hire plot

AIKEN – An Aiken County woman plead guilty Tuesday to paying a man to kill her estranged husband and his son.

10/07/09 - 1:17pm

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Election Updates

ATLANTA — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the ...
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