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Ga. colleges expect to add fees

ATLANTA - - Parents and college students may have to open their wallets a little wider come January if the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia approves a staff recommendation Wednesday to double a special, mandatory fee. The board imposed the fee originally at its meeting in Augus...

01/19/10 - 9:46pm

Changes are coming to MCG, med school dean says

There is a “new future” for Medical College of Georgia after the CEO of the company that ran its health system resigned last month, leading the way to more integrated management, the dean of MCG School of Medicine said today. In his State of the School speech today, D. Douglas Miller reco...

11/13/09 - 5:47pm

High water levels cancel Savannah River tests

A series of tests to gauge the impact of low flows in the Savannah River on salt water in coastal areas will be canceled due to heavy recent rains. The Army Corps of Engineers had planned to conduct the tests this week and next week, during the highest seasonal tides in mid-November. The exercise w...

11/13/09 - 2:12pm

Troubled North Augusta teen club closed

Law enforcement closed down a North Augusta teen club plagued by problems earlier this week. North Augusta Department of Public Safety closed Club Fusion, located on Jefferson Davis Highway, Monday due to the club’s violation of several fire codes, said Chief John Thomas....

11/13/09 - 1:54pm

Former Aiken County teacher found guilty of exposing others to HIV

AIKEN – A former Aiken County art teacher has been sentenced for knowingly exposing his wife to HIV. An Aiken County jury Wednesday found Joel Lynn Bedenbaugh, 47, of Camden, S.C., guilty of exposing others to HIV, said Assistant Aiken County Solicitor Brenda Brisbin. He was sentenced to six y...

11/13/09 - 12:58pm

Former teacher sentenced for exposing wife to HIV

AIKEN – A former Aiken County art teacher was sentenced Wednesday for knowingly exposing his wife to HIV. An Aiken County jury found Joel Lynn Bedenbaugh, 47, now of Camden, S.C., guilty of exposing others to HIV, said Assistant Aiken County Solicitor Brenda Brisbin. He was sentenced to six ye...

11/13/09 - 10:29am

Police still seeking suspect in North Augusta carjacking

They say Anthony Tashawn Perry, 24, fled scene on Thursday.

11/13/09 - 10:27am

Rapper Gucci Mane back in Fulton County jail

ATLANTA — Rapper Gucci Mane is back behind bars for a probation violation. Fulton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan says the rapper, whose real name is Radric Davis, was sent back to jail Thursday and will have to stay there for six months. She was unsure how he violated his pro...

11/13/09 - 8:29am

Chamber to pick small business of the year on Monday

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce will present the Small Business of the Year Award on Monday. The speaker for this event will be U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R–Ga., who will provide a Washington, D.C., update to be followed by the announcement of the Small Business of the Year Award. The Sm...

11/13/09 - 8:29am

SC candidates at agribusiness forum today

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Agribusiness and political business combine as South Carolina's governor candidates field questions about one of the state's largest industries. The candidates appear today at a forum during the annual South Carolina Agribusiness Summit in Charleston. They are appear...

11/13/09 - 6:15am
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