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Summer gas prices may peak at $3

The pinch at the gas pump could rise to $3 a gallon this summer, but experts say most prices will stay south of that.

05/17/10 - 5:23am

No place left for stray cats from Athens

 Under a new policey, the Athens Area Humane Society only will take cats scheduled to be killed at other shelters.


05/17/10 - 5:16am

Search for man who fell into Intracoastal Waterway

SAVANNAH -- Emergency crews searched into the night Sunday after a 23-year-old man fell into the water at the Isle of Hope Marina and did not resurface. The U.S. Coast Guard identified the man as Derrel Williams, a boater. Williams fell into the Intracoastal Waterway about 7 p.m. as he tied up a fis...

05/17/10 - 5:19am

Shooting wounds 2 on Apple Valley Drive

A shooting in the 1700 block of Augusta's Apple Valley Drive left two people hospitalized late Sunday. Investigators are seeking two suspects in connection with the shooting, which injured two people around 10:15 p.m. Both victims were taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital, one by Gold C...

05/17/10 - 4:23am

Girl, 13, attacked by four others

A 13-year-old girl told law enforcement she was kicked and hit by four other females Saturday while visiting family members at Cherry Tree Crossing, 1599 Floyd St. Around 10 p.m. Saturday, the East Augusta Middle School student said, she was "jumped" by the four, ages 21, 21, 13 and mid-30s, at the ...

05/16/10 - 10:44pm

Equality stressed to Spelman grads

ATLANTA - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, challenged the graduating class at Spelman College in Atlanta to be serious about realizing equality. Rice said today that people can't be truly equal if they live in fear or famine or if they lack cover from the elements or access to ...

05/16/10 - 7:02pm

Public service an honor, Gates tells grads

ATLANTA - Defense Secretary Robert Gates told the graduating class of Morehouse College in Atlanta that a lot is said about the rights of citizens, but not enough about the responsibilities. Gates said Americans also hear a lot about the problems of public service, but not enough about the rewards. ...

05/16/10 - 6:54pm

Dog blamed in accident that killed two

Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins says a dog likely caused a head-on collision that killed two women Saturday night. Rebecca Doughty, 53, of Augusta, died at the scene at 7:08 p.m., Collins said. Antoinette Williams, 44, of Lincolnton, Ga., was airlifted to the Medical College of Georgia Hospit...

05/16/10 - 3:43pm

Georgia teen dies after collision at first base

'The only sense I can make of it, is because God needed him more than I did,' coach says of death of 15-year-old Andrew Cohn.

05/16/10 - 7:46am

Colbert, Ga., won't invite Stephen Colbert

COLBERT, Ga. -- After some consideration, the city of Colbert will not invite Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's Colbert Report, to its Fourth of July parade.

05/16/10 - 7:35am
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