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DOE mercury meeting planned

The U.S. Energy Department will hold a scoping meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 4 to discuss the U.S. Energy Department's plan to build a national repository to store thousands of tons of unwanted mercury. The meeting, to be held at North Augusta Municipal Center, is to discuss a draft Environmental Impac...

01/29/10 - 12:39pm

Ceiling leak soaks Richmond County sheriff's personnel, records

 A broken pipe at the Richmond County Sheriff's Department this morning soaked an employee and hundreds of paychecks and W-2 forms .

05/28/10 - 10:01pm

6 chain saws reported stolen

Six chain saws belonging to Stallion Tree Professionals of North Augusta were stolen from an employee's truck in Blythe.


01/29/10 - 10:40am

Gang of turkeys terrorizes Athens neighborhood

ATHENS, Ga. - Residents of an Athens neighborhood say they might have found relief from an unusual gang.

01/29/10 - 4:12pm

SC state agencies ban texting while driving

COLUMBIA -- The South Carolina departments of public safety and transportation have imposed an immediate ban on texting while driving for employees driving state vehicles.


01/29/10 - 9:18am

Mother thwarts plea deal in molestation case

A plea deal for accused child molester Benito Martinez collapsed today following protests by the 4-year-old victim's mother.

07/01/10 - 8:19pm

Canceled basketball games rescheduled

Richmond County high school basketball games that had been canceled earlier this week following the fatal shooting of a Butler High student have been rescheduled.

01/28/10 - 5:33pm

Lawmakers put off Richmond sales tax boost

Augusta's legislative delegation has decided not to push for a Municipal Option Sales Tax in this year's General Assembly session.

07/01/10 - 7:21pm

Commission upholds Warren County school sanction

Commission has upheld an earlier decision to drop the Warren County School District's accreditation effective July 30 unless certain requirements are met.

02/05/10 - 10:48pm

6 students, parent arrested in Josey fight

Six students and a parent have been arrested following a fight this afternoon at Josey High School.

01/28/10 - 6:06pm
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