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Aiken County authorities investigating break-ins at three churches and arson at another

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating break-ins at three Salley Baptist churches, and a case of arson at a Wagener Baptist church. Between Monday and Tuesday, investigators believe that someone broke into Jerusalem Branch Baptist Church, located in the 500 block of Jerusalem Branch Ro...

12/02/09 - 3:26pm

Rain soaks region, some power outages reported

Storms dumped between one and three inches of rain across the Augusta area today, causing power outages and light flooding in some instances.

01/11/10 - 9:49am

Authorities trying to identify Josey vandal

Authorities are trying to identify a person who has broken into the vocational wing of Josey High School several times recently. The burglar, who was caught on video Nov. 10, is described as a black male, about five feet nine inches tall, according to Richmond County Board of Education Police Lt. R...

01/14/10 - 11:59pm

SC preservation group acquires conservation easements

A South Carolina preservation group has acquired conservation easements on 3,000 acres of sensitive lands bordering Stevens and Turkey creeks in Edgefield and McCormick counties. “It’s the protection of the watershed we’re most interested in,” said Peggy Adams, president of t...

01/07/10 - 2:48pm

Flu clinics doing brisk business despite rain

It has come full circle for Phyllis Roland. She had just become a young public health nurse in 1976 when she helped out with the Swine Flu mass vaccination. This morning, after having retired earlier this year as nurse manager of Columbia County Health Department, she was back as a nurse consultant...

01/08/10 - 1:21pm

Wagner get $7M, 1-yr deal with Braves

ATLANTA - Reliever Billy Wagner and the Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday to a $7 million, one-year contract.

12/02/09 - 3:24pm

Lawsuit against Plant Vogtle delayed by judge’s conflict

ATLANTA -- A lawsuit challenging prepayment of construction-finance costs for two reactors at Plant Vogtle stalled this morning when the judge removed himself from the case. The environmentalists’ suit claims a law is unconstitutional that permits Georgia Power Company to charge its customers ...

12/02/09 - 4:24pm

Woods says he let family down

Tiger Woods says he has let his family down and regrets "those transgressions with all of my heart."

02/20/10 - 12:13am

Atlanta mayor's race too close to call

ATLANTA - With a slim lead of 620 votes, a former state senator claimed victory in Atlanta mayor race early Wednesday, though the contest was too close to call.

12/02/09 - 3:26pm

Columbia County to host flu clinics Thursday

The Columbia County Health Department will be hosting two flu vaccine clinics on Thursday. Evans Middle School will host a clinic from 3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Grovetown Middle School will host a clinic from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 flu vaccines will be available on a fi...

12/02/09 - 8:22am
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