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ASU announces grant to focus on black male students

Augusta State University announced today it will be one of 13 University System of Georgia institutions to receive a grant to increase the number of black men receiving bachelor’s degrees....

01/19/10 - 10:45pm

Power outage for some Harlem residents Tuesday

Some Harlem residents will be without power Tuesday while Georgia Power crews work in the area. The outage is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Georgia Power customers on Old Augusta Highway, Byrd Road, Peri Leigh Road, Kings way and Dogwood Trail. Crews will be performing power line maintenanc...

10/05/09 - 11:21am

North Augusta home invasion under investigation

North Augusta police continue to investigate a reported home invasion. Three men were home at 212 Belgium Drive about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when the doorbell rang and at least two men used handguns to gain entry into the apartment, according to an incident report. Two of the men in the home were hit in...

10/05/09 - 2:04pm

Taylor loses playoff to Kuchar

VERONA, N.Y. -- Vaughn Taylor lost a playoff to Matt Kuchar this morning at the Turning Stone Resort Championship.

10/05/09 - 11:21am

Final arguments scheduled today in Brunswick child killing trial

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A jury was to hear closing arguments today in the trial of 61-year-old David Edenfield in the killing of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. two years ago. Edenfield faces a possible death penalty if convicted of murdering the child, who was abducted, sexually assaulte...

10/05/09 - 8:42am

Top court delays hearing today in SC-NC water suit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has postponed arguments in a dispute over water between North Carolina and South Carolina. The court said this morning the delay is due to an illness in the family of a lawyer who was scheduled to argue the case. The court has not set a new date for argumen...

10/05/09 - 9:57am

Looters now problem for Ga. flood victims

MARIETTA, Ga. - Cobb County police said they will continue patrolling areas flood-ravaged areas after criminals continued to loot homes left vacant after heavy storms. The announcement came after police made several arrests for looting last week. Those arrests included one made Tuesday when police...

10/05/09 - 6:03am

Looters now problem for Ga. flood victims

MARIETTA, Ga. - Cobb County police said they will continue patrolling areas flood-ravaged areas after criminals continued to loot homes left vacant after heavy storms. The announcement came after police made several arrests for looting last week. Those arrests included one made Tuesday when police...

10/05/09 - 6:02am

Football fan arrested after passing out in Athens store

ATHENS, Ga. -- Athens-Clarke police arrested an LSU fan for public intoxication about 6 p.m. Saturday after he locked himself in a downtown store's employees-only bathroom and passed out, according to an Athens-Clarke police report. When employees at Helix on Clayton Street told the man they di...

10/05/09 - 5:56am

Robbery arrest made after chase

An Augusta man led officers on a chase today after stealing money from a North Augusta gas station, police say.

10/04/09 - 7:38pm

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SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to ...
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