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Ruff Landing: Atlanta airport opens new dog park

ATLANTA — Furry travelers now have a place to stretch their legs at Atlanta's airport. A new fenced-in dog park is part of the ground transportation center on the west end of the passenger terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The 1,000-square-foot park, which open...

11/26/09 - 8:11am

No. 6 Augusta State notches road win over Life

In Marietta, Ga., No. 6 Augusta State defeated Life University, 81-68, tonight. The Jaguars (3-0) were led by senior forward Fred Brathwaite, the reigning Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week. Brathwaite posted 23 points and 17 rebounds. Senior guard Ben Madgen added 18 points and five assists...

11/25/09 - 9:06pm

Dogs' Green likely won't play Saturday

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia receiver A.J. Green is unlikely to play in Saturday's game against No. 7 Georgia Tech because of a separated shoulder and running back Richard Samuel is definitely out after sustaining a concussion in practice. Green injured his left shoulder in a Nov. 14 win over Aub...

11/25/09 - 7:21pm

Aiken captures most wanted suspect

Between January and this month, Marquis Cummings is linked to a series of crimes, police say.

11/25/09 - 4:07pm

Dad's tip lead to arrest of Aiken holdup suspect

AIKEN – Authorities have arrested an armed robbery suspect after his father recognized his surveillance photo Tuesday. Aiken Department of Public Safety charged Shaun Andrew Benson, 26, of the 2800 block of Sunshine Lane in Thomson, with armed robbery, Lt. David Turno said in a news release. ...

11/25/09 - 3:34pm

Global Energy files for bankruptcy protection

The owner of Augusta’s old Pfizer facility filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today. Global Energy Holdings Group, formerly known as Xethanol Corp., filed in Delaware, reporting that it had assets at about $28 million and liabilities at about $3.7 million. Among those assets is the fo...

11/25/09 - 2:56pm

NRC, MOX contractor reach settlement

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the primary contractor building the U.S. Energy Department’s $4.86 billion mixed oxide fuel facility at Savannah River Site have negotiated a settlement to a violation in which a senior contract engineer allowed a junior engineer to sign his name to co...

11/25/09 - 11:46am

Fund set up for deputy who lost his home

AIKEN -- Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has set up a fund to help a deputy who lost his home in a fire. Deputy Chris Eubanks and his wife will be helped through the fund, Deputy Chris Eubanks Beneficial Fund, through an account at Regions Banks, sheriff's Sgt. Dave Myers said. Anyone can do...

11/25/09 - 1:13pm

Christmas trees for soldiers

About 500 Christmas trees will be distributed to military families at Fort Gordon from the Christmas Spirit Foundation. The trees will be available to those with military ID cards in the parking lot by to the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater. Distribution will start between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wednesday, ...

11/25/09 - 9:55am

Hobby Lobby opening in January in Augusta Exchange

Hobby Lobby announced that its new store in Augusta Exchange will open on Jan. 4. The arts and crafts store is filling the former 65,000 square foot Ashley Furniture store on Robert C Daniel Parkway. The store will employ between 30 to 50 people, a combination of full-time and part-time positions,...

11/25/09 - 9:46am

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