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Wagener man pleads guilty to murder

 A Wagener man was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to murdering his neighbor and setting fire to the neighbor's home last March. On March 13, Dashawn Sanders, 31, of Sharon Road, got into a fight with George Griffin, 57, while drinking at Griffin's home on B...

10/05/10 - 11:33am

SC transportation officials want hike in gas tax

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — South Carolina transportation officials are asking lawmakers to raise the state's gasoline tax for the first time in more than 20 years.

10/05/10 - 9:05am

Police seek mother in beating

Deputies are searching for an Augusta mother who they say attacked her 15-year-old daughter over the weekend.

10/05/10 - 6:33am

Georgia city rejects ban on pit bulls

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga.  - Douglasville lawmakers have narrowly rejected a proposed pit bull ban.

10/05/10 - 6:29am

Answers sought in school bus crash that killed Georgia teen

TEMPLE, Ga.  — Investigators are trying to determine why a school bus ran off a rural west Georgia road into a ditch and overturned, killing one student and injuring 13 others.

10/05/10 - 2:00pm

SLED hosting bomb squad competition

BOWMAN, S.C.  - South Carolina's state police and officers from around the Southeast are showing off their bomb defusing skills at a demonstration in Bowman.

10/05/10 - 5:44am

Ga. Power price hike attracts critics

ATLANTA — Senior citizens and other critics are asking Georgia's utility regulators to block a power company's proposal to raise electricity bills.

10/04/10 - 10:27pm

Report: Changes needed to make nuke plants secure

Federal agencies need better information to prevent terrorists from getting jobs at nuclear power plants, auditors said in a report today.

10/04/10 - 1:06pm

Haley to visit with Aiken volunteers

Republican gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley will trek to Aiken today to visit with VICTORY 2010 volunteers, according to her website. VICTORY 2010 is a S.C. Republican Party initiative to encourage voting and ensure Republican candidates win in the Nov. 2 election. Haley will visit the 401 Park A...

10/04/10 - 11:47am

Verizon Wireless plans customer refunds

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless could pay out up to $90 million in refunds to cell phone customers who were improperly charged for inadvertent Web access or data usage over the past several years.

10/04/10 - 10:49am
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