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Federal stimulus grant will add buses, other vehicles in Augusta

ATLANTA — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says Georgia will receive another $11.8 million in federal stimulus funds for transit improvements. Lahood says the Georgia Department of Transportation will receive $9.1 million to purchase 18 buses and two vans and for fare collection, facility i...

08/21/09 - 6:09am

Grovetown man says he was beaten during Augusta carjacking

A Grovetown man, who said he stopped Thursday to give directions to a woman and three men on an Augusta street, told police he was Tasered, beaten and robbed of cash, items and his car. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, the incident happened in the 2100 block of Martin Luther K...

08/21/09 - 6:07am

Public floats ideas for master plan

Architects developing a citywide master plan stretching from south Augusta to west Augusta to downtown got their first earful from the general public tonight....

01/21/10 - 12:13am

Man found on Chipper Jones' Texas ranch believed to be illegal immigrant

The man, who had ID on him, was believed to be an illegal immigrant from Mexico who crossed the border about 12 miles from the ranch.

08/20/09 - 9:46pm

SC man accused of operating $2.5M ponzi scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Authorities accuse a 63-year-old South Carolina man of bilking dozens of investors out of more than $2.5 million. U.S. Attorney Walt Wilkins announced Thursday that Oren Eugene Sullivan of Rock Hill is charged with operating a ponzi scheme between January 1995 and November 200...

08/20/09 - 8:58pm

Cash for Clunkers to end on Monday

The Obama administration will end the popular $3 billion program on Monday, giving car shoppers a few more days to take advantage of big government incentives.

08/20/09 - 9:48pm

Man sentenced to 10 years for bank robberies

A convicted bank robbery who held up banks in Augusta and Macon was sentenced to 10 years in prison today. Donald Bernard Kelly will have to serve the time in federal prison without possibility of parole. U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall departed from the federal sentencing guidelines to im...

08/20/09 - 5:35pm

Mirror names new publisher

Todd Rainwater has been named publisher of The McDuffie Mirror.

08/20/09 - 5:03pm

Reward offered for info about murder

Authorities are offering a $1,000 cash reward for information in the murder of 19-year-old Daryl Lamar Walden. Mr. Walden, of Shilo Street, was shot in the chest Monday night at Salem Arms Apartments, 2243 Rosier Road, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Peebles. He was standing o...

08/20/09 - 7:49pm

Ga. colleges working on plans to furlough workers

ATLANTA - Georgia colleges are hammering out plans to furlough employees for six days this school year.

08/20/09 - 3:48pm

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