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Columbia County missionaries stranded in Haiti

Three Columbia County missionaries are stranded in earthquake-devastated Haiti.

01/13/10 - 9:07pm

Report: Female SRS employees typically miss work more than male counterparts

Savannah River Site’s female employees are more likely than their male counterparts to miss work due to illness or injury, according to a report by the U.S. Energy Department’s Office of Health, Safety and Security. The agency routinely collects and analyzes such data from federal nuclear...

01/13/10 - 4:06pm

Haitian Baptist Church to hold Augusta vigil tonight

Members of Saints Sanctuary, the First Haitian Baptist Church of Augusta, will meet for a vigil at 7 p.m. tonight to remember victims of the earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday.

01/13/10 - 7:49pm

Savannah group in Haiti describes devastation, injuries

A group of Savannah medical workers visiting Haiti to help in an orphanage Wednesday say countless injured are lining up down the street for care a day after the tiny island country shaken by a massive earthquake.

01/13/10 - 2:04pm

Thousands feared dead in Haiti; Ways to help survivors offered

Officials fear tens of thousands — perhaps more than 100,000 — may have perished but there was no firm count.

01/13/10 - 10:19pm

Aiken suit claims girl, 3, left on bus

AIKEN – The mother of a 3-year-old girl has filed suit against Aiken County Schools accusing school workers of leaving the special needs student on a bus for six hours. April Williamson filed the civil action suit against Aiken County Schools' District 3 for “careless, negligent, wil...

01/13/10 - 6:08pm

SC bill could nix jobless benefits for drinking, other transgressions

COLUMBIA -- A troubled work record would prevent the jobless from qualifying for unemployment benefits, under a bill introduced in the S.C. House today. The bill, H. 4303, is one of many steps legislators are weighing in an effort to reform the S.C. Employment Security Commission. The ESC drew lawm...

01/13/10 - 1:10pm

Shoplifter threatens to cut store manager

A thief threatened to cut the manager of Dollar General at 3120 Peach Orchard Road Tuesday after she was caught stealing from the store. The manager told Richmond County Sheriff’s deputies that she confronted the woman about putting several items in her purse, a sheriff’s report said. Th...

01/13/10 - 12:07pm

Environmentally friendly dorm gives UGA campus taste of green

The new hall on UGA's East Campus will be the first green living quarters built on campus.

01/13/10 - 10:16am

Ex-worker charged in fatal shootings at former workplace

A gunman dressed in camouflage opened fire Tuesday at a truck rental business where he used to work.

01/13/10 - 12:41pm
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