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Girl healthy before H1N1 struck

The 10-year-old Harlem girl who died of complications associated with the novel influenza A H1N1 virus appeared to be healthy before contracting the disease, a family spokesman said today.

01/08/10 - 2:19pm

Think Pink speaker focuses on healing

At first, Kris Carr longed for a cure to the incurable sarcoma slowly growing in her body; now she focuses on being healed.

10/13/09 - 9:28pm

Rivalry game not moving to Dome

Georgia Tech and Georgia are not moving their 2011 game to the Georgia Dome. Georgia athletic director Damon Evans says he gave "careful consideration" to the idea of making the game the 2011 season opener before deciding it was not in Georgia's "best interest." The game is traditionally playe...

10/13/09 - 9:25pm

Video released of person shot at North Augusta gas station

The shooting took place at Greg's Gas Plus on U.S. Highway 1 in North Augusta early Sunday morning.

10/13/09 - 8:23pm

"Saggy" pants policy moves forward

A committee of the Richmond County school board agreed today to allow the board attorney to begin drafting a policy that would address those who wear "saggy pants" to extracurricular school events. The direction was given to school board attorney Pete Fletcher at the urging of school board member V...

10/13/09 - 7:16pm

Richt: No plans to demote Martinez

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia coach Mark Richt insists his longtime friendship with Willie Martinez hasn’t clouded his ability to assess the job performance of the Bulldogs’ embattled defensive coordinator. Last week’s 45-19 loss at Tennessee marked the eighth time in 15 games that Geor...

10/13/09 - 3:58pm

Public Safety award winners honored

The recipients of this year's South Augusta Exchange Club's Annual Public Safety Awards honored at ceremony today.

10/13/09 - 5:24pm

Think Pink Banquet is sold out

Tickets are sold out for tonight's Think Pink Ban­quet, presented by The Augusta Chronicle and Univer­sity Hospital’s Breast Health Center.

10/13/09 - 3:49pm

Siler survives first round of cuts

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Hawks have made their first roster cuts of the preseason by requesting waivers on guards Aaron Miles and Frank Robinson. Former Augusta State All-American center Garret Siler is one of 18 remaining players on the roster. Siler has missed the past two preseason games with ...

10/13/09 - 1:34pm

CDC: H1N1 shots likely available Wednesday or Thursday

Flu shots against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus should be available beginning Wednesday or Thursday and should be widely available by the end of the month, an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today. And a recent review of hospitalizations from the new virus found ...

10/13/09 - 1:41pm

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Search for missing teen turns up nothing

Richmond County sheriff's deputies searched the woods near Cross Creek High while a Georgia State Patrol helicopter did likewise from the air for several hours for any clues to the disappearance ...
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