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Stink bombs set off at south Augusta video store

Stink bombs were set off Thursday in the Celebrity Video store on the 3900 block of Old Waynesboro Road. The store owner told a deputy that two young men in their late teens came into the store shortly before noon and split up, one heading to the bathroom, the other to the back aisle. The owner hear...

05/21/10 - 5:48am

Ethics panel subpoenas Oxendine donors

ATLANTA - The state Ethics Commission has subpoenaed a pair of insurance companies under investigation for funneling money to John Oxendine's gubernatorial campaign. Stacey Kalberman, the ethics panel's executive secretary, said today the subpoenas were issued to State Mutual Insurance Company ...

05/20/10 - 6:35pm

Oconee jury convicts parents in child abuse case

WATKINSVILLE, Ga.  - An Oconee County jury convicted a woman and her boyfriend of child abuse for locking the woman's 12-year-old son in a closet.

05/21/10 - 10:02am

DOE working on waste tank cleanup

The U.S. Energy Department will create an independent technical review panel whose members will be asked to increase the effectiveness of nuclear waste tank cleanup programs at Savannah River Site, Hanford and Idaho National Laboratory. The panel, to be organized as a new subcommittee of the Environ...

05/20/10 - 6:23pm

Little chance of oil reaching Carolinas, experts say

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Chances are remote that oil from a leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico could make it to Carolina beaches.

05/20/10 - 6:13pm

Sex offender may be in area

Authorities are searching for a registered sex offender who is wanted by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and the Butts County Probation Office. According to a news release, Landon Glenn Rosenburg, 6-feet, 3-inches tall, and weighing 210 pounds, is to frequent Augusta, Hephzibah and No...

05/28/10 - 9:42pm

Arrests curtail drug operation, police say

A five-month drug investigation resulted in five arrests Tuesday and the seizure of 8 lbs of marijuana.

05/20/10 - 5:39pm

Clyburn to tout stimulus benefits in Augusta

U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-SC, will come to Augusta next month to discuss federal health reform and the stimulus act.

05/20/10 - 2:12pm

SC may get immigrant law like Arizona

COLUMBIA- Hispanic opponents of a bill meant to clamp down on illegal workers in South Carolina lashed out at its sponsor today.

05/20/10 - 6:10pm

Teacher incentive applications distributed

The U.S. Department of Education distributed applications to states and local school districts for $437 million in Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants today....

05/20/10 - 1:03pm
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