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Avondale attorney faults Aiken County lawmakers

Attorney cites conflict of interest by local legislators in fight over water rates.

09/23/09 - 1:39pm

UGA officials looking at options for Florida game

ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia Athletic Board is deciding whether it wants to continue the tradition of playing the annual Georgia-Florida football game in Jacksonville.

09/23/09 - 4:18pm

Ga. man indicted in female soldier's beating

JONESBORO, Ga. - A white man accused of beating a black female Army reservist while yelling racial slurs at her outside a suburban Atlanta restaurant was indicted Wednesday on felony charges.

09/23/09 - 1:24pm

Warren County to aid flood victims with proceeds at game Friday

WARRENTON, Ga. – Supporters of Warren County High School will be sharing much more than their football field with their opponents this Friday night.

09/23/09 - 12:46pm

Identity of bones determined

After more than a decade, Columbia County investigators have determined the identity of bones found on a Grovetown construction site.

09/23/09 - 3:37pm

Man accused of selling crack cocaine has turned himself in

An Aiken man accused of selling crack cocaine turned himself into federal authorities Tuesday after being on the run three years. In 2006, Ricky O’Neil Jones plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine and possession of a weapon in connection with drug...

09/23/09 - 4:17pm

Police searching for attempted robbery suspect

Columbia County authorities still are searching for a man they say was scared off by a sheriff’s deputy while trying to rob a Martinez convenience store this morning.

09/23/09 - 4:17pm

UGA unveils litter plan for football weekends

The University of Georgia is asking its football fans to help control the amount of trash littering its campus on game weekends. Fans are being asked to adopt a “if you bring it in, please take it out” mentality. “I believe the students, alumni and fans who attend UGA football games...

09/23/09 - 4:17pm

Beat the Pros winner revealed

Jonathan Lane of Grovetown is the winner of the Beat the Pros contest for Week 4. Jonathan was one of only two people who correctly picked nine out of 10 high school football games, which matched the best effort by our pros (9-1). Jonathan won the drawing and will receive a Beat the Pros T-shirt. T...

09/23/09 - 10:18am

Robbery reported at Deans Bridge gas station

A robbery was reported about 4:40 a.m. at the BP gas station at 3003 Deans Bridge Road.

09/23/09 - 10:03am

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SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to ...
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