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Aiken County woman pleads guilty to hiring man to kill husband

AIKEN – An Aiken County woman plead guilty Tuesday to paying a man to kill her estranged husband and his son. An indictment filed in federal court claims Judy W. Dickson, 42, of Salley, paid her boyfriend to burn down the Shallotte, N.C., home of Raymond Dickson, and his son, Ryan Dickson, as ...

10/07/09 - 1:19pm

Beat the Pros winner announced

James McCrae Jr. of Augusta is the winner of the Beat the Pros contest for Week 6. James was the only person who correctly picked all 10 high school football games, which beat the best effort by our pros (9-1). James will receive a Beat the Pros T-shirt. To play this week's game, click

Aiken County woman pleads guilty to murder for hire plot

AIKEN – An Aiken County woman plead guilty Tuesday to paying a man to kill her estranged husband and his son.

10/07/09 - 1:17pm

Coble reaches U.S. Women's Mid-Am finals

Former Augusta State golf coach Laura Coble reached the championship match of the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur today with a 5 and 4 rout of Meghan Stasi. Coble will face either Martha Leach or Virginia Grimes in Thursday's championship match at Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club in Ocala, Fla. Ea...

10/07/09 - 8:23pm

Aiken authorities release firearms crimes wanted list

AIKEN – Aiken County Sheriff’s Office released its most wanted list for firearms crimes today.

10/07/09 - 12:46pm

Commission district 1 candidate drops out

The race to replace Betty Beard on the Augusta Commission got a little less crowded Wednesday. District 1 candidate Anthony Jones filed a notarized affidavit withdrawing from the race, citing “personal issues.” Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said it’...

01/21/10 - 12:41am

Children's group asks local legislators for help during breakfast meeting

The Augusta Partnership for Children Inc. issued policy recommendations Wednesday for legislators and community members aimed at helping families and students during its annual legislative breakfast. The nonprofit organization asked lawmakers to expand family planning services, maintain funding f...

01/19/10 - 10:45pm

Cigarette thief wanted by local authorities

Investigators are looking for a man who broke into three local convenience stores Monday and stole cigarettes.

10/07/09 - 8:24pm

Contract awarded in MOX construction project

Missouri-based Alberici Constructors Inc. has won a subcontract to build part of a $4.86 billion mixed oxide fuel facility at Savannah River Site.

10/07/09 - 10:52am

Aiken child dies after choking on screw

AIKEN – A 4-year-old girl died Monday night after choking on a metal screw while playing in her bedroom.

10/07/09 - 10:26am

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