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Parade, lighting kick off holiday season in Augusta

As the parade concluded, children ran around Augusta Common, getting their photos taken with Santa and filling out Christmas wish lists as part of The Augusta Chronicle Light-Up Spectacular.

01/20/10 - 8:59pm

North Augusta parade Sunday

Martintown Road from Knox Avenue to Georgia Avenue in North Augusta will be closed from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and Georgia Avenue from Buena Vista Avenue to Martintown Road will close from 3 to 4:30 p.m. for the Lions Club Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 3 p.m. at the intersection of Martint...

12/05/09 - 5:09pm

Reed's win in Atlanta certified

With 84,383 votes cast, Kasim Reed beat city Councilwoman Mary Norwood, an Augusta native, by 715 votes, or 0.84 percent. State law says a candidate who loses by less than 1 percent of the vote can request a recount.

12/05/09 - 8:38pm

Liquor store clerk shot to death

ATLANTA — A store clerk was fatally shot Friday night at an east Atlanta liquor store, police said. Atlanta police Detective Lt. Keith Meadows told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a man walked into the Moreland Package Store just before 10 p.m., pulled a handgun and demanded money. Poli...

12/05/09 - 1:31pm

Two killed in S.C. house fire

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities are investigating a house fire that killed two people. WSPA-TV reports that firefighters responded to the fire about 7 a.m. Saturday in Greenville County near Furman University. Sheriff's spokeswoman Melissia McKinney said the house was engulfed in flames wh...

12/05/09 - 1:05pm

Fort offering holiday workshop

Fort Gordon is offering an “I Will Survive” holiday workshop for family members of deployed personnel and Department of the Army Civilians from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Alexander Hall on the post.

12/05/09 - 12:02pm

Police arrest 'lunchtime bandit'

Since late October, police say, Stephen Bowen has robbed banks in Sandy Springs, Roswell, Dunwoody, Buckhead and northwest Atlanta.

12/05/09 - 11:56am

Former teacher is exonerated

Even though a polygraph test backed up Warren Burwell's claims that he was innocent, he decided to resign to protect the students instead of fighting a recommendation that he be fired.

12/05/09 - 11:48am

North Georgia gets light snow

ATLANTA — A few snowflakes fell on north Georgia.

12/05/09 - 11:25am

Maserati sentence under review

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina judge is reviewing the probation-only sentence he gave a man who plowed his speeding Maserati through a house, killing a 62-year-old man.

12/05/09 - 3:03pm
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