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Valley Water meeting planned

AIKEN – The water authority that plans to purchase Avondale Mills’ water system later this month will meet in a special called meeting Monday to get an update on the project’s progress....

01/08/10 - 11:59am

Museum for Georgia doctor to reopen after renovations

The museum — dedicated to the celebrated Georgia physician known for his use of anesthesia in 1842 — will be open Saturday.

01/08/10 - 3:41pm

Kemp sworn in as Ga. secretary of state

Brian Kemp was already a candidate for the job when Karen Handel resigned to run for governor full time.

01/08/10 - 6:44pm

Aiken chamber to hire equine expert

AIKEN – The Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce announced today its plan to hire an equine expert by Feb. 1. David Jameson, chamber president, said the position would be part time and candidate interviews have begun. “The equine industry is extremely important to the Aiken County economy,&...

01/08/10 - 6:46pm

Foreclosure wave to take toll on Ga. homeowners in years ahead

ATLANTA -- A new report shows Georgia homeowners are projected to lose $13 billion in property values in the next two years. The report released Wednesday by Georgia Watch, a consumer-advocacy organization that is lobbying for stricter controls on mortgage lending, calls the drop in property values...

01/08/10 - 7:54am

Molotov cocktail thrown at woman's house

Someone threw a Molotov cocktail at a woman’s house early Thursday morning. The woman, who lives in the 2300 block of Turkey Trail Drive in Hephzibah, told officers that at about 1 a.m. she was awakened by a loud bang at her front door. When she went to check on the noise she saw flames coming...

01/08/10 - 7:50am

New wing created as landlord for SC base

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A new air base wing is being formed in South Carolina to serve as landlord for facilities at the Charleston Air Force Base and the Charleston Naval Weapons Station. The new wing begins operations during a ceremony on Friday. It assumes control over buildings, grounds and oth...

01/08/10 - 7:45am

Ga. Web site offers tree recycling options

Georgians still cleaning up after the Christmas holiday are getting some help. Residents can visit www.KeepGeorgiaBeautiful.org for a zip code-based listing of drop-off centers across the state. "Bring One for t...

01/08/10 - 7:43am

Storm brings travel problems across Georgia

ATLANTA — Georgia officials are asking motorists to avoid driving on the state's icy roads, at least until daybreak. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Erica Fatima said the roads are becoming too dangerous as precipitation freezes. She says drivers are being warned to stay away fr...

01/08/10 - 7:23am

Morning school delays bring complaints from parents

Some Richmond County school parents complained that an automated phone call this morning would have helped.

01/08/10 - 1:08pm
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