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Home fire on Milledgeville Road

 The American Red Cross of Augusta responded to a house fire on Milledgeville Road today.  The two individuals received assistance from the Red Cross in the form of shelter, food, and clothing, according to that agency.   Since November 1, 2009 to now, the American Red Cross of August...

03/22/10 - 2:16pm

Two surrender in Aiken shooting last week

AIKEN -- Two men wanted in a shooting last week have turned themselves in. According to Lt. David Turno of Aiken Department of Public Safety, both John Henry West, 29, and Bernard Williams Jr., 22, surrendered to authorities this morning. Both men were charged with two counts of assault and battery ...

03/22/10 - 2:11pm

Macdonell is Richmond STAR student

Robert Thompson Macdonnell, of Westminster Schools of Augusta, was named Richmond County's STAR student today.

03/22/10 - 7:53pm

Ga. tea party groups protest healthcare OK

ATLANTA  - A few dozen tea party activists gathered at Georgia's Capitol to protest approval by the U.S. House of a sweeping healthcare overhaul. They urged Georgia legislators to adopt a measure seeking to prevent the federal government from mandating the purchase of health insurance. A consti...

03/22/10 - 1:04pm

Baseball great to speak here Thursday

Dale Murphy, a former Atlanta Braves all-star and two-time National League Most Valuable Player, will speak at the 23rd annual Steak & Burger Dinner, the largest annual fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta.The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Augusta State Univ...

03/22/10 - 12:30pm

USC Aiken professor is Fulbright scholar

AIKEN -- A University of South Carolina Aiken professor was named a Fulbright Scholar and will  lecture at the University of Malaysia. Dr. Sandy Hochel, a distinguished professor emerita of communications, will teach communications courses during the 2010-2011 academic year at the university, l...

03/22/10 - 12:19pm

Ga. fights federal health plan

ATLANTA  - The House rejected a constitutional amendment that would have allowed Georgia residents to opt out of federal health mandates.

03/23/10 - 11:43am

Ga. runaway rapist caught in Texas

  ATLANTA - The Fulton County sheriff's office says a convicted rapist out on bond has been captured in Texas after he removed his ankle monitor and fled. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan says 38-year-old Ali Reza Nejad, known as the "Pantyhose Rapist," was captured by U.S. marshals ...

03/22/10 - 11:07am

Ga. runaway rapist caught in Texas

  ATLANTA - The Fulton County sheriff's office says a convicted rapist out on bond has been captured in Texas after he removed his ankle monitor and fled. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan says 38-year-old Ali Reza Nejad, known as the "Pantyhose Rapist," was captured by U.S. marshals ...

03/22/10 - 11:04am

Ga. runaway rapist caught in Texas

  ATLANTA - The Fulton County sheriff's office says a convicted rapist out on bond has been captured in Texas after he removed his ankle monitor and fled. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan says 38-year-old Ali Reza Nejad, known as the "Pantyhose Rapist," was captured by U.S. marshals ...

03/22/10 - 11:04am
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