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Funds will tackle high teen pregnancy rate

The Georgia Campaign for Ado­lescent Pregnancy Preven­tion announced Friday that it will receive $7.5 million in federal funding in the next five years to lead a  teenage pregnancy prevention initiative in  Richmond County. The goal is to  cut the county's teen pregnancy rate ...

10/01/10 - 11:32pm

Craig-Houghton will add arts instruction

The Gertrude Herbert Insti­tute of Art  will place an artist-in-residence at Craig-Hough­ton Elementary School. The institute  works with the Richmond County  school  system to identify  an elementary school that otherwise would not receive any visual arts instructio...

10/01/10 - 11:29pm

MCG Hospital closes main entrance Monday

Visitors to Medical College of Georgia Hospital might have to find a new way in starting Monday, at least for a couple of weeks.

10/01/10 - 6:51pm

3 get bond in Columbia County sex case

A Superior Court judge granted bond to three of four men charged in a Columbia County sexual misconduct case at a hearing this afternoon.

10/01/10 - 5:26pm

NCAA looks at USC hotel stays

COLUMBIA — The NCAA says South Carolina's compliance director should not have approved football players living at a local hotel paying reduced rates.

10/01/10 - 5:15pm

ASU to host free community health fair

Augusta State University's Department of Nursing will host its annual free community health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Christenberry Field House.

10/01/10 - 4:57pm

2 injured in Ga. plane crash

JACKSON, Ga. — Authorities say two people were seriously injured when a plane crashed at a middle Georgia airport.

10/01/10 - 4:46pm

Grants awarded to help disabled get jobs

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it will award more than $5.6 million in grants to support training of state vocational rehabilitation staff who provide services that lead to people with disabilities getting jobs.

10/01/10 - 4:45pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta gets P.E. grant

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta was awarded a $626,902 grant, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.

10/01/10 - 3:59pm

Police seek men who cheated McDonald's cashier

Columbia County police are looking for two men who swindled a McDonald’s cashier out of money last week.

10/01/10 - 4:02pm
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