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Emergency response day set

Jenkins White Elementary Charter School will offer an emergency response day for pupils Tuesday morning. The program, coordinated by Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, will include interactive exhibits and special guests from the Richmond County sheriff’s canine team, Augusta-Richmond County ...

11/23/09 - 9:16am

Richmond County schools open

Columbia County schools are out all this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, but classes continue today and Tuesday in Richmond County. Originally, Columbia County pupils were to attend classes through Tuesday, but in July the county’s school board made scheduling changes to accommodate the tea...

01/19/10 - 10:28pm

Brown turkey giveaway deemed a success

No one turned away at turkey giveaway, says event organizers.

07/09/14 - 6:17pm

Free holiday dinner planned

A free Thanksgiving dinner will be offered to the community from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Olmstead Community Center. The menu will include ham, turkey, chicken, collard greens, mashed potatoes, potato salad, corn, rice, yams, green beans, macaroni and cheese, stuffing, rolls and drinks. The ...

11/23/09 - 8:45am

SC crash kills pastor

LANCASTER, S.C. -- The pastor of a North Carolina church has been killed in a wreck in South Carolina that injured seven people. The Rev. Ronnie Wilson, of Southpoint Free Will Baptist Church in Belmont, N.C., died in the wreck late Saturday afternoon on state Highway 903 east of Lancaster. Servic...

11/23/09 - 8:43am

Flood victim loan deadline today

ATLANTA — Monday marks the deadline for almost 20,000 flood victims in Georgia who picked up applications for Small Business Administration loans but have not returned them yet.

11/23/09 - 8:26am

Duke customers can discuss rates

GREENVILLE, S.C. — South Carolina customers of Duke Energy will get a chance to discuss a proposed rate increase. Duke proposed a rate increase of $103 million a year from its 500,000 customers in the Upstate. Dukes Scott, of the Office of Regulatory Staff, says the Charlotte, N.C., utility h...

11/23/09 - 8:18am

UGA students resist 4-year push

The average college student now takes five years to complete a bachelor's degree, according to Alan Richard of the Southern Regional Education Board. Efforts by the Georgia University System Board of Regents to nudge students along haven't met much with success.

11/23/09 - 7:40am

Ga. Christian Coalition gets leader

ATLANTA — The Georgia Christian Coalition has new leadership. Jerry Luquire has been named the group's new president. The Columbus resident is the founder of Brentwood Publishers, which publishes textbooks and religious titles. He also was host for a radio and television call-in show and ...

11/23/09 - 7:32am

Job-seekers get child care

Free child care will be provided this week in North Augusta for unemployed parents interviewing for jobs. The child care will be at the Family Y, 401 W. Martintown Road, from 8 a.m. to noon and from 4-8 p.m. today through Friday. For information, call (803) 278-0882....

11/23/09 - 7:15am

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