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Man, 22, says he was assaulted on street

A 22-year-old man reported that he was assaulted on Perry Avenue in Augusta around noon Saturday, according to an incident report. The man, who walked to Medical College of Georgia Hospital for treatment, told Richmond County deputies he ran away after a stranger approached and told him to "give...

11/08/10 - 12:34am

Augusta man charged with making meth

An Augusta man was arrested Saturday, accused of making and selling methamphetamines. David Langton Stone, 31, of 1404 Habersham Drive, was arrested about 7 p.m. at his residence, according to jail records.Stone is charged with manufacturing and trafficking meth and possession of a controlled substa...

11/08/10 - 12:33am

Valuable truck parts taken from parking lot

Someone stole the catalytic converters, valued at $1,600 each, from six Isuzu trucks inside a locked lot at Flowers Foods, 3200 Mike Padgett Highway, according to an incident report. Between 2:30 p.m. Friday and 1:15 p.m. Saturday, the burglar cut a hole in the fence and removed the converters fro...

11/08/10 - 12:32am

Teen dies after beating at party

Douglas County authorities have arrested three people and are seeking a fourth suspect in the fatal beating of a teenager during a house party.

11/07/10 - 8:42pm

USC pays big for celebrity speakers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The University of South Carolina student programming group has paid several famous people thousands of dollars for appearances. The Greenville News reported Sunday that the founders of Ben and Jerry's ice cream got $35,000 and "Ace of Cakes" cable television star Duff Goldman g...

11/07/10 - 4:59pm

First female 2-star general honored by Georgia Guard

FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Army National Guard is honoring its first female two-star general. A ceremony was held Sunday at Fort McPherson just south of Atlanta to commemorate the promotion of Major Gen. Maria L. Britt. Britt, commander of the Georgia National Guard, got her second star ...

11/07/10 - 4:57pm

Elderly man trying to fix heater burned in blast

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An elderly Hall County man was badly burned when his house exploded as he tried to repair his heater. WSB-TV reports that 78-year-old Bill Black is being treated at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta for first-, second- and third-degree burns. Firefighters say Black was tryin...

11/07/10 - 4:56pm

Athens restaurant burglar found eating

 ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens-Clarke police officer responded to a burglar alarm at Raising Cane's, 795 Baxter St., about 5 a.m. Saturday and found a man standing in the kitchen eating a bun, according to a police report.

11/07/10 - 8:42am

Athens area wreck kills teen, injures 5 others

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- A North Oconee High School senior was killed and five other teens injured in a single-car wreck near the Barrow-Oconee County line Friday night.

11/07/10 - 8:43am

Molinari holds steady to win HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI    - Francesco Molinari outlasted Lee Westwood in a spirited duel Sunday in the HSBC Champions for a one-shot victory to capture his first World Golf Championship and continue a memorable year for Italy.

11/07/10 - 8:04am
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