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Desperate Democrats move to keep House control

WASHINGTON - Grasping to keep control of Congress, Democratic leaders are turning their backs on some of their staunchest supporters in the House.

10/15/10 - 5:00pm

Chairmen of the Board singer General Johnson dies

General Johnson, lead singer of the popular beach music trio Chairmen of the Board, has died. He was 69.

10/15/10 - 4:49pm

USC Aiken professor wins top SC honor

AIKEN -- Dr. Chad Leverette, an associate professor in analytical chemistry at University of South Carolina Aiken, has been named the Governor's Professor of the Year for the state of South Carolina.

10/15/10 - 4:29pm

3 students suspended after starting fire off campus

Three Cross Creek High School students were suspended after they left school without permission, smoked cigarettes and started a fire, according to Richmond County tribunal findings made public Friday.

10/16/10 - 6:30am

Wanted man surrenders

A man wanted on charges that he shot his sister's boyfriend surrendered Friday morning to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

10/15/10 - 11:15pm

Pupil is arrested after disturbance

A Sego Middle School student was arrested Thursday on four counts of battery after he pushed teachers, attacked a student with safety scissors and knocked over computers and desks, a report states.

10/15/10 - 11:08pm

More local schools make AYP

Six more Richmond County public schools made the federal "adequate yearly progress" standard in the 2009-10 school year, according to final AYP results released today by the Georgia Department of Education.

10/15/10 - 2:38pm

Breast cancer survivor helps others

Even though Mona Pinnington is still in the midst of her chemotherapy, she is already determined to help others facing breast cancer. Pinnington, 38, was featured earlier this month as part of The Augusta Chronicle's efforts to highlight October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

10/15/10 - 1:08pm

Police seek CVS robber

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed CVS Pharmacy at 1520 Walton Way early this morning, according to an incident report.

10/15/10 - 11:08am

New Birth church faces another lawsuit

LITHONIA, Ga. - A former employee of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church says in a lawsuit that she was sexually harassed there.

10/15/10 - 10:25am
 
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