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Grants awarded to help disabled get jobs

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it will award more than $5.6 million in grants to support training of state vocational rehabilitation staff who provide services that lead to people with disabilities getting jobs.

10/01/10 - 4:45pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta gets P.E. grant

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta was awarded a $626,902 grant, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.

10/01/10 - 3:59pm

Police seek men who cheated McDonald's cashier

Columbia County police are looking for two men who swindled a McDonald’s cashier out of money last week.

10/01/10 - 4:02pm

Augusta symphony season starts Saturday with award-winning pianist

The symphony's season starts Saturday with a concert featuring and award-winning pianist who studied at Juilliard and Yale University.

10/01/10 - 3:27pm

S.C. nonprofit gets job retraining grant

The South Carolina Student Loan Corp. was awarded a $139,456 federal grant to retrain and redeploy workers for new jobs, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.

10/01/10 - 3:10pm

North Augusta home invasion suspect arrested

NORTH AUGUSTA -- North Augusta police have arrested one of four men man suspected of breaking into a house on Tuesday and holding the residents at gunpoint.

10/01/10 - 2:52pm

Group gets teen pregnancy prevention grant

The Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention announced today that it will receive $7.5 million in federal funding in the next five years to lead a communitywide teenage pregnancy prevention initiative in Augusta-Richmond County.

10/01/10 - 4:05pm

SC colleges assessing construction moratorium

COLUMBIA— Officials at South Carolina's public colleges are trying to figure out how a moratorium on construction projects will affect their campuses.

10/01/10 - 2:09pm

Woman dies, man hurt in Ga. home stabbings

AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga. — Police say they found a woman stabbed to death and a man with stab wounds at a home in Avondale Estates.

10/01/10 - 2:05pm

Paine College gets $777,575 grant

Paine College has been awarded a $777,575 federal grant for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the U.S. Department of Education announced today.

10/01/10 - 1:16pm
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