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Himan Brown, radio storytelling star, dies at 99

NEW YORK - Himan Brown, 99, who created dramas that used sound effects like a creaking door and a steam engine to enthrall listeners during the golden age of radio, has died.

06/07/10 - 7:54pm

Newberry College drops Indian mascot

Newberry College gave up its longtime Indians nickname after pressure from the NCAA and has chosen the Wolves as its athletic mascot.

06/07/10 - 11:21pm

Toddler struck by car in hospital; parent accused of beating driver

A toddler hit by a car Sunday remains in serious condition at the hospital, and police are seeking a parent accused of assault the driver invovled.

06/07/10 - 5:19pm

Twins' mom sought after father shot in Ga.

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Police in DeKalb County say warrants are being sought in the shooting of a man who had just turned over his 1-year-old twin sons during a custody exchange at a Stone Mountain apartment complex. Police say they're looking for a woman they say took off with the twins after their ...

06/07/10 - 1:52pm

Ex-DSS finance chief gets 10 years for fraud

COLUMBIA - The former finance director of South Carolina's social services agency has been sentenced to 10 years for his role in a fraud scheme.


06/07/10 - 12:58pm

Man sentenced after wreck charge

 Edward Lee Yassney Jr. has been sentenced to 15 years probation and fined $1,000 for an accident in which he struck a porch. The court action took place May 21. Yassney, who had a prior DUI conviction, was accused of driving his truck into a home's front porch on Merry Drive whe...

06/07/10 - 12:49pm

ASU championship section today

The Augusta Chronicle has produced a section commemorating the ASU golf team's national championship .

06/13/10 - 5:40am

Police search for Sunday assault suspects

Police are searching for suspects following a criminal attempt at armed robbery and aggressive sexual battery at Apple Valley Park Sunday.

06/07/10 - 10:55am

Top court: Ga. attorneys exempt from Office of Consumer Affairs

ATLANTA -- Lawyers don't have to comply with directives from the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, Georgia's Supreme Court ruled today.


06/07/10 - 9:16am

North Augusta bandit steals cash register

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A masked man robbed Greg's Gas Plus at 107 Edgefield Road this morning, and took off with the whole cash register, according to an incident report.  An employee said the bandit broke out the store window with a hammer at 3:17 a.m. and demanded money, police said, but he to...

06/07/10 - 6:46am
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