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Sias to seek Augusta's District 4 seat

Sammie Sias, a retired Army sergeant major and president of the Richmond County Neighborhood Association Alliance, says he'll be a candidate this year for the Augusta Commission's District 4 seat, currently held by Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Mason.

03/08/10 - 4:53pm

Anti-meth campaign needed, local police say

Local police say they support a hard-hitting ad campaign aimed at keeping teens from using the drug meth.

03/08/10 - 6:50pm

Stimulus to fund radioactive waste program

Federal stimulus dollars will be used to resurrect a program to hand-sort drums of radioactive wastes to make them acceptable for shipment to a disposal site in New Mexico.

03/08/10 - 4:25pm

Norfolk Southern to pay $4 million Graniteville wreck penalty

COLUMBIA - The federal government says Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has agreed to pay a $4 million penalty for a 2005 chlorine and diesel fuel spill that killed nine people and polluted a creek in western South Carolina.

03/08/10 - 7:16pm

SC councilman to plead to tax evasion

The longest-serving city councilman in Columbia is pleading guilty to tax evasion.

03/08/10 - 2:49pm

Ga. officials launch campaign to combat meth use

The Georgia Meth Project is launching a campaign to tackle the growing use of methamphetamine.

03/08/10 - 2:37pm

Fatal shooting of Ga. game officer under investigation

The fatal shooting of a USDA Forest Service law enforcement officer by coyote hunters in Jasper County remains under investigation.

03/08/10 - 2:25pm

School burglar just trying to 'stay warm'

A 17-year-old man who allegedly broke into Barton Chapel Elementary school's gym early this morning told police he was trying to stay warm after his mother kicked him out of the house.

03/08/10 - 1:16pm

Third airline to fly into Augusta Regional Airport

Flights between Dallas and Augusta are being added June 10 via American Eagle.

07/16/10 - 9:00pm

Augusta restaurant fight breaks window

An argument at Miyabi's restaurant in Augusta on Sunday ended in a brief fight in which someone broke a glass window.

03/08/10 - 12:23pm
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