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Columbia County chamber names leader

  The Board of Directors of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce unanimously voted today to select Tammy G. Shepherd its president and CEO.

04/16/10 - 11:21am

Take Back the Day event planned

A Take Back the Day walk to increase awareness about sexual assault will be offered Saturday, with participants walking from Augusta State University to Paine College to Medical College of Georgia and ending at University Hospital....

04/16/10 - 1:14pm

Area students receive mini-grants

AIKEN -- Area schools received a total of $50,000 in mini-grants from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions today to enhance classroom projects. The Savannah River Site operator selected 88 of 262 proposals for the grants, which range from $500 to $1,000. The grants are award to science, math and technol...

04/15/10 - 2:44pm

Aiken schools project 50 vacancies next year

AIKEN -- Aiken County schools will have at least 50 vacancies heading into next year, according to Joyce Stanley, Human Resources director.

04/15/10 - 2:20pm

Ga. House leader Keen leaving office

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - House Majority Leader Jerry Keen announced today that he is not seeking re-election.

04/15/10 - 1:06pm

Ga. House panel would curb water transfer

ATLANTA - - An amendment to restrict the transfer of water from one river basin to another won passage today in the House Natural Resources Committee.

04/15/10 - 12:38pm

New waste facility for Barnwell

Utah-based EnergySolutions plans to build a new radioactive waste processing facility at its Barnwell, S.C., site.

04/15/10 - 11:07am

Second Columbia County burglary suspect arrested

One of two burglary suspects that Columbia County lawmen had spent much of Thursday searching for around Hardy McManus Road was found hiding under a house around 9 p.m., Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said.

04/15/10 - 9:40pm

Inmate flees transition center

The U.S. Marshals Service and Richmond County Sheriff's Office are searching for an inmate that escaped from a local transitional center. Reginald Latray Frazier, 40, was incarcerated at the Augusta Transitional Center for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to a sheriff's...

05/28/10 - 8:48pm

Fight after soccer game injures Westside student

An 18-year-old Westside High School student was injured Wednesday in a fight that began after a soccer game at Laney Stadium. The victim's mother said her daughter was kicked several times in the face and head by another player wearing cleats, according to a Richmond County Sheri...

04/15/10 - 10:34am
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