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Man shot to death by police

A man who tried to hit officers with his vehicle was shot to death by deputies Tuesday night.

11/18/09 - 12:40am

Terriers win by three

ATHENS, Ga. – Cameron Rundles made both ends of a 1-and-1 with 3.1 seconds remaining to give Wofford a 60-57 victory over Georgia tonight. A desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer by Georgia's Trey Thompkins near the Bulldogs bench was no good, as the Terriers posted their first victory over ...

11/17/09 - 10:37pm

Guitar Pull draws another crowd

More than 3,000 country music fans descended this evening on the University of South Carolina Aiken’s Convocation Center to enjoy the 11th annual WKXC-FM Guitar Pull benefiting area charities.

01/07/10 - 3:25pm

New sheriff's vehicles approved

AIKEN - Aiken County Council members voted in tonight's meeting to put new sheriff's vehicles on the road and increase holiday bonuses for Aiken County employees.

01/20/10 - 10:53pm

Board approves 'saggy pants' ban

Richmond County school board members tightened the belt tonight on those who have been wearing so-called “saggy pants” to after-school events such as football games.

11/17/09 - 10:34pm

Regents give initial approval to MCG energy plant expansion

ATLANTA — A $2.5 million expansion and upgrade of the energy plant at the Medical College of Georgia won initial approval Tuesday from the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents. The regents' Committee on Real Estate and Facilities gave its OK and recommended the full board ap...

11/17/09 - 8:08pm

Cagle estimates health care reform will cost state billions

ATLANTA — The state of Georgia would have to come up with $2.4 billion in new spending over the next five years if the U.S. House version of health reform becomes law, according to an estimate by the Georgia Department of Community Health. The figure surfaced in a letter Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle w...

11/17/09 - 7:58pm

Former Josey star waived by Steelers

PITTSBURGH – He’s watched game tapes, analyzed and criticized, and now coach Mike Tomlin is doing something about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ miserable kickoff coverage. Backup linebacker Arnold Harrison, a former Josey High School and Georgia star, was waived on Tuesday, making him the...

01/15/10 - 1:02am

Augusta losing Electrolux HQ

Another corporate headquarters is leaving Augusta. Electrolux today announced it will consolidate several of its American corporate office operations and support functions into a single location. The appliance maker is still selecting that location. It will announce its decision before the end of...

11/17/09 - 5:58pm

City Administrator presents options for balancing budget

City Administrator Fred Russell has presented the Augusta Commission with an option that balances the 2010 without a tax increase. The plan involves $4.3 million in expenditure reductions, including $500,000 from the sheriff's office and $500,000 in prisoner costs due to a decrease in prison po...

01/21/10 - 12:38am

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