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Two injured in Columbia County accident

Two people were injured today in an accident on Washington Road near Clarks Hill Road. Columbia County sheriff's Deputy David Herrity said the driver of a 1999 GMC Jimmy had fallen asleep and overcorrected when the vehicle went off the road and onto the shoulder. The vehicle then flipped several tim...

04/17/10 - 6:33pm

Former Fort Stewart soldier dismissed over threats

BAGHDAD - The Army has dismissed a soldier who threatened fellow troops and sent the Pentagon a violent rap song he wrote to protest his Iraq redeployment orders, officials said today. The dismissal for misconduct means Spc. Marc A. Hall will avoid criminal charges but lose all military benefits ear...

04/17/10 - 3:58pm

Georgia couple aiding Afghan farmers

An Oglethorpe County couple will spend the next year far from their farm outside Lexington, across the globe in Afghanistan.

04/19/10 - 10:08am

Weekend brings a wealth of fun

There is a full slate of festivals, performances and events to fill the weekend. Here's a sampling.

04/16/10 - 3:06pm

Ga. Tech wants music doctorates

ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech may soon offer a PhD in music technology, if Regents agree next week.

04/16/10 - 2:54pm

TB case prompts screenings

The East Central Health District in Augusta is conducting checks for tuberculosis among some residents of Richmond Summit after a 74-year-old former resident was diagnosed with the disease earlier this year.About 20 residents are getting skin tests or in some cases precautionary lung x-rays to check...

04/16/10 - 2:20pm

Teen pleads guilty in '08 slaying case

An Augusta teen has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and other charges in connection to a 2008 home invasion and murder in Grovetown....

04/17/10 - 7:20am

Broun resolution praises Mickelson

  U.S. Rep. Paul Broun introduced today a House resolution to honor three-time Masters Champion Phil Mickelson, according to a news release....

04/16/10 - 11:36am

Morning accident kills Aiken man

An Aiken man is dead after an early morning accident on Peach Orchard Road. Kenneth Lamberth, 53, of Cherry Hill Drive, was pronounced dead at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital, according to Richmond County Sheriff's Maj. Richard Weaver. Lamberth was traveling south on Peach Orchard Road ...

04/16/10 - 7:10pm

Burglary suspect in Evans identified; search continues

Columbia County Sheriff's deputies are continuing the search this morning for a third burglary suspect who ran from officers on Thursday in Evans.


04/16/10 - 3:00pm
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