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Appling bus wreck injures 9 pupils

Nine Columbia County pupils were taken to the hospital to be checked for minor injuries after their school bus was rear-ended early Tuesday morning.

09/22/09 - 1:03pm

SC students leave unsafe dorm

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina college is moving students to an apartment complex after local fire officials said a dorm was unsafe

09/22/09 - 8:42am

SC high court sides with congregation

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a congregation that left the Episcopal Church and battled over land and assets with the state Episcopal diocese.

09/22/09 - 8:39am

Watch for road, lane closures

There will be several lane and road closures for the next two weeks as part of Georgia Department of Transportation projects.

09/22/09 - 8:20am

Southeast floods block highways; toll rises to 8

AUSTELL, Ga. - Washed-out roads and flooded interstate highways around Atlanta added to the misery Tuesday after days of torrential rain in the Southeast that claimed at least eight lives, including a 15-year-old boy whose body was found in the Chattooga River.

09/22/09 - 12:36pm

Water system takeover approved

GLOVERVILLE — Valley Public Service Authority’s board of commissioners approved a takeover of Avondale Mills’ water system Monday, but the commissioners say they still have 120 days to decide whether they will keep it.

09/22/09 - 12:14am

Man sought on rape, other charges

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man on charges of kidnapping, rape and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle.

09/21/09 - 9:06pm

Accident closes Old Waynesboro

Old Waynesboro Road has been temporarily closed because of a traffic accident with injuries.

09/21/09 - 6:07pm

Mitsubishi to build Georgia plant

POOLER, Ga. — Mitsubishi Power Systems says it will build a $325 million plant near Savannah to manufacture and service large steam and gas turbines used by power plants.

09/21/09 - 6:07pm

Possible traffic delays on Gordon Highway beginning Tuesday

There could be traffic delays starting Tuesday on Gordon Highway near Gate 3 as contractors for the Department of the Army remove rails, crossties and plates from a railroad bridge that crosses the thoroughfare. The work on the railroad bridge near Augusta State Medical Prison will continue through...

09/21/09 - 7:02pm

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Commission plays 'Let's Make A Deal'

Political rumors are running wild in Augusta just like goats at city detention ponds. For example, here are e-mails that have been making the rounds.
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