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SC coastal bridge to close

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — A swing bridge linking Sullivans Island to the mainland closes this weekend to allow replacement of the span dating to World War II. Transportation Department officials say the bridge between the island and Mount Pleasant will close for about 10 days beginning Sunday. Th...

12/01/09 - 9:31am

Signal Center holds conference

The Army Signal Center at Fort Gordon is holding a conference this week to discuss how to merge existing networks into one global netowrk. More than 300 military members are expected at the conference, which runs through Friday. Sessions are being held throughout the post. There will be forums for...

12/01/09 - 9:07am

Harper Street lane closed

Part of an Augusta street will be closed until 6 p.m. today, according to a news release from the Augusta Engineering Department. The southbound lane of Harper Street, from 15th Street to the north parking deck entrance, is closed all day to allow for construction and equipment delivery at the Emer...

12/01/09 - 8:30am

Polls close; vote turnout mixed

Voting in today’s District 1 runoff election for the Augusta Commission was slow, Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said.

01/20/10 - 11:11pm

Seattle cop-killer shot dead

SEATTLE — The man suspected of gunning down four police officers in a suburban coffee shop was shot and killed by Seattle police early Tuesday, a sheriff's spokesman said. Maurice Clemmons was shot to death in a working-class south Seattle neighborhood after police tracked him down using p...

12/01/09 - 7:56am

Athens mom, kids charged in beating

ATHENS, Ga. -- Officers arrested a 32-year-old woman and her two children Monday after she broke into a restaurant to beat a woman who was sleeping with her boyfriend, Athens-Clarke police said. Xochitl Bernice Valdez-Mendoza apparently learned about the infidelity at 3:30 a.m., when her boyfrien...

12/01/09 - 7:50am

Swine flu shots offered at UGA

ATHENS, Ga. — The University of Georgia is offering students and their spouses free swine flu vaccinations on campus this week. Students and spouses or partners who meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines can get the shot or nasal spray between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Univ...

01/08/10 - 1:21pm

SC resumes Sanford impeachment

COLUMBIA — South Carolina legislators resume discussions on whether Gov. Mark Sanford should be impeached as they consider issues involving his travel and campaign reimbursement practices. Tuesday's hearing will be the second of at least four for the seven members of the House Judiciary Co...

12/01/09 - 7:40am

Atlanta mayor elected today

ATLANTA -- Voters are choosing Atlanta's new mayor in a decision likely to hinge on race as a white city councilwoman faces a black former state senator. Mary Norwood and Kasim Reed waged a hard-fought battle over the airwaves the past month leading up to today's runoff election. Ms. Norwoo...

12/01/09 - 7:26am

Aiken schools to discuss facilities

The Aiken County school board will meet tonight to brainstrorm on how to further execute a capital facility-needs campaign. The school district began the process two months ago by using an internal facility-needs report and a commissioned study of the district from a Columbia-based construction gro...

01/08/10 - 10:37am

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