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1 caught; 1 sought in pizza holdup

Two men in hockey masks robbed an Augusta pizza restaurant Wednesday night. Augustine Quinones, 45, of 1057 Woodsedge Drive, was arrested and charged with armed robbery a short distance from where he alledgedly robbed the Papa John's Pizza at 2416 Windsor Spring Road, according to a Richmond Co...

10/15/09 - 10:12am

400 gather to pray in SC county rocked by scandals

UNION, S.C. - About 400 people gathered to pray in a South Carolina county rocked by scandals involving several officials.

10/15/09 - 8:08am

Former Athens minister charged in molestation case

A former Oglethorpe County youth minister who was acquitted three years ago of charges that he molested a teenage girl was arrested last week, once again on child molestation charges.

10/15/09 - 7:47am

11 students already lined up for medical campus in Athens

The Medical College of Georgia campus in Athens already has 11 students for the class enrolling next fall, administrators announced Wednesday. Early-admission students were given their preference between the main campus in Augusta and a branch opening in Athens in partnership with the University of...

10/15/09 - 6:53am

Arrest in August home invasion

A man has been arrested in connection with a home invasion and attempted armed robbery of a 63-year-old Hephzibah woman on Aug. 3. According to Richmond County jail records, 24-year-old Quincy Dean was arrested on Wednesday and charged with criminal attempt armed robbery, burglary, possession of a ...

10/15/09 - 6:43am

Police identify suspect, ask for help in North Augusta bank holdup

A suspect has been identified in last week's holdup of Wachovia on Georgia Avenue.

10/15/09 - 10:31am

Ga. jobless rate unchanged

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.1 percent from August to September. According to a press release, the August rate had been reported at 10.2 percent, but was revised downward slightly. The ...

10/15/09 - 6:35am

Parents protest when child brings Bible home from school

CRAWFORD, Ga. -- An Oglethorpe County Elementary School parent has complained after his daughter came home from school with a Bible, but school officials say they don't discriminate and let students decide whether to accept free reading material. Fifth-grade students at the end of the school da...

10/15/09 - 6:30am

Siler sees action in Hawks’ road victory

After failing to play in the previous two preseason games, Atlanta Hawks rookie Garret Siler played six minutes in Atlanta’s 111-96 road victory over Memphis on Wednesday night. Siler, the former Augusta State center who is trying to make the team as a free agent, had two rebounds, one block, ...

10/14/09 - 10:56pm

Three arrested in motel holdup

Three men were arrested today in connection with an armed robbery and carjacking at the Ramada Limited at 2154 Gordon Highway on Tuesday night.

10/14/09 - 10:42pm

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