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Date set for public input on Silver Bluff Road improvements

AIKEN -- State transportation officials will meet with Aiken County residents next week to get input on improvements to Silver Bluff Road. The South Carolina Department of Transportation, state engineering, right-of-way and environment personnel will be on hand to answer questions and distribute in...

09/18/09 - 6:29am

Aiken United Way benefit today

AIKEN -- Outback Steakhouse of Aiken will hold its annual benefit lunch today to raise funds for the United Way of Aiken. The sixth annual Raising the Steaks fund-raiser will be held at 11:30 a.m., and a second lunch will be served at 1 p.m. at the restaurant, located at 160 Aiken Mall Dr., accordi...

09/18/09 - 6:27am

Last weekend's game-day garbage irks UGA president

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia President Michael Adams blasted football fans who trashed the campus in advance of Saturday's football game, leaving behind 70 tons of garbage, much of it strewn across the university's picturesque north quads. But, he won't crack down on trashy tail...

09/18/09 - 6:25am

Tarver nominated for U.S. attorney

State Sen. Ed Tarver, of Augusta, has been formally nominated by President Barack Obama to be U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

09/17/09 - 9:19pm

Georgia blocks ACORN contract

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue issued an order blocking state agencies from doing business with a community organizing group under fire.

09/17/09 - 8:11pm

Early clash looms large for Jackets

No team has been a bigger thorn in the Hurricanes' side in recent years than the Yellow Jackets, who've won four in a row in the series.

09/17/09 - 9:38pm

Taste of Aiken tickets on sale

AIKEN – Tickets are now on sale for the 12th annual A Taste of Downtown Aiken event. The Aiken Downtown Development Association will host the event that will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, and will offer food from three local farmers’ market vendors and 13 downtown restaurants and food retailer...

09/17/09 - 4:29pm

Richmond Academy to honor former coach Inman

Richmond Academy will hold a ceremony Friday night before its football game against North Augusta to name its field after former coach Frank Inman. Inman was the head football coach at the school from 1956-61, winning the 1956 state title. “If anybody deserves their name on that field, it...

09/17/09 - 3:10pm

Man arrested after short chase ends in crash with cattle truck

An Augusta man was arrested this afternoon after leading deputies on a short police chase and crashing his car into a cattle truck....

09/17/09 - 2:35pm

Tickets remain for Rhonda Vincent concert tonight at the Imperial

[YOUTUBE GIUU1zDW68g] The box office is open and about 270 tickets remain for a concert by Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, set for 7:30 tonight at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Tickets are $20, available at the box office, or see 09/17/09 - 1:57pm

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