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Woman who once faked cancer gets 10 years for fraud, theft

A woman with a decade long history of lying and stealing received a 10-year prison sentence today for her most recent set of crimes. Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. warned Terra Garner that probation wasn’t an option, considering the number of criminal counts she faced and her criminal history....

11/05/09 - 4:30pm

SC high court says gov's ethics probe is public

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Supreme Court says the ethics investigation into Gov. Mark Sanford's travel can't be kept secret.

11/05/09 - 4:41pm

Sanford touts importance of communicating in Aiken speech

South Carolina governor says summer travails reawakened him to power of "personal, one-on-one conversations."

11/05/09 - 7:30pm

Columbia County property tax bills to be sent out Friday

More than 57,000 property tax bills will be sent Friday to Columbia County property owners. All the bills will contain increases due to the elimination of a state tax relief grant and some area residents also should expect to pay even more. In all, the county Tax Commissioner’s Office expects...

11/05/09 - 2:17pm

Eight arrested in Monetta drug bust

Eight people have been arrested in a drug bust in Aiken County. Search warrants by Aiken County Sheriff¡¦s Office narcotic investigators were served Wednesday at two addresses in Monetta, resulting in the drug arrests. Arrested were: -- Danyell Markice Daniels, 25, 51 Elderberry Lane....

11/05/09 - 1:20pm

Ga. woman charged after false Amber Alert

JONESBORO, Ga. - Clayton County police say a woman who told police her daughter had been abducted, leading to an Amber Alert, has been charged with making a false report.

11/05/09 - 4:40pm

Aiken County sheriff releases weekly 'Most Wanted' list

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office released its weekly list this morning on its most wanted suspects. They include: * Kelvin Sharod Addison, 23, 100 block of Kellogg Drive, Aiken; Wanted for burglary in the first degree and grand larceny greater than $5000. * Dimitri Carter, 25, 400 block of ...

11/05/09 - 10:03am

Richmond school board, lawmakers talk money issues

Richmond County school board members are meeting with area delegation members this morning to discuss funding priorities for the coming year in the midst of more potential deficits....

11/05/09 - 4:40pm

Fire leaves Thomson couple homeless

THOMSON, Ga. – A man and his girlfriend are now homeless after fire swept through their single-wide mobile home, just outside of Thomson on Wednesday night.

11/05/09 - 8:27am

Parent workshop at North Augusta High

A parent workshop will be today from 6:30-8 p.m. at the North Augusta High School auditorium. The event will feature Aiken County's associate superintendent for instruction, Dr. Kevin O'Gorman; Dr. Alex Mabe, a clinical psychologist for the Medical College of Georgia; and Jamie Murphy, who ...

01/12/10 - 10:16pm

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