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SC dropouts could lose drivers license

COLUMBIA -- The House has passed a bill to revoke the drivers license of teenagers who accumulate seven or more unexcused absences, drop out of school or are expelled.

04/29/10 - 4:29pm

Aiken teen beaten, hospitalized after basketball game

AIKEN -- A 14-year-old Aiken boy was sent to the hospital Wednesday after he was chased and beaten by three boys after a basketball game, according to Aiken Public Safety incident reports. The teenager was wrapping up a game on Aldrich Street in Crosland Park when he was hit in the face by "Gup," he...

04/29/10 - 3:42pm

Surveillance video shows thefts, police say

Authorities have released surveillance video of a man who was arrested, charged with breaking into numerous soda machines and stealing cash.

04/29/10 - 5:09pm

Video poker machines seized in Aiken

AIKEN -- Four video poker machines and cash were seized from North Side Bait and Tackle convenience store in Aiken, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. An investigation of the York Street store by the sheriff's office and Aiken Public Safety found games on the machines were illegal, and ...

05/29/10 - 12:32am

Joey Brush qualifies for PSC

ATLANTA -- Former Augusta-area state Sen. Joey Brush qualified today to run for statewide for the Public Service Commission.

07/10/10 - 1:51am

Meth lab shut down, police say

Authorities shut down a meth lab at 504 Beaufort Drive near Milledge Road today. Richmond County Sheriff's Sgt. Allan Rollins confirmed this afternoon that deputies raided the home. Rollins said a narcotics investigator went to Beaufort Drive this morning after neighbors complained about the noxious...

04/29/10 - 5:31pm

Davis says he'll forward Golf Hall of Fame bill

 Sen. Hardie Davis is waiting Thursday afternoon for his moment to send to the governor his bill to auction off the 16 acres on Reynolds Street that the state bought for the now-defunct Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.

04/29/10 - 3:05pm

Retired Ga. judge Wilbur Owens dies

MACON, Ga.  - Retired U.S. District Judge Wilbur D. Owens Jr., who served on the federal bench in the Middle Georgia district for 35 years, has died. He was 80. Owens was appointed by President Richard Nixon in 1972. He took senior status in 1995 and retired after an illness in 2007. Snow's Mem...

04/29/10 - 12:06pm

Appling wreck injures deputy, woman

A Columbia County Sheriff's Office patrol car was involved in a wreck about 10 a.m. today on Appling-Harlem Highway at Interstate 20.

05/28/10 - 11:12pm

Peach Blossom Festival this weekend

The 27th Annual Peach Blossom Festival this weekend in downtown Johnston promises to have something for everyone.

04/29/10 - 3:45pm
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