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Two men arrested in armed robbery

Police have arrested two men in the Tuesday armed robbery of three people in the parking lot of Pecans Unlimited at 1704 Central Avenue. According to Richmond County jail records, 21-year-old Carl Anthony Thomas Jr., of the 2000 block of First Avenue, and 22-year-old Antonio Lebron Robinson, of the...

11/18/09 - 10:36pm

USCA beats Anderson by 9

ANDERSON, S.C. - Hannah DeGraffinreed had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the USC Aiken women's basketball team opened the season with a 57-48 victory tonight over Anderson. Catherine Cain also scored 11 points for the Lady Pacers, who led 32-18 at the half and held on despite shooting just 30 per...

01/07/10 - 2:25pm

ASU falls by 36 on road

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Augusta State women's basketball team fell behind by 30 points at the half and lost 100-64 to Carson-Newman in their season opener tonight. Carson-Newman (2-0) shot 55 percent from the field and forced 41 Augusta State turnovers. Carson-Newman’s Ashley Kyle led...

11/18/09 - 9:57pm

USC Aiken pulls out season opener in overtime

AIKEN - Sterling Council's 17-foot jumper with 0.7 seconds left in overtime lifted USC Aiken to an 87-85 season-opening win over Life at the convocation center. Casey McMasters scored 18 points to lead the Pacers. For more, read the Thursday edition of The Augusta Chronicle....

01/07/10 - 2:25pm

SC panel says governor should face ethics charges

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford will face charges he violated state laws, according to an ethics panel ruling Wednesday.

11/18/09 - 11:40pm

Atlanta TV station truck explodes, 2 hospitalized

Two WSB-TV employees are being treated at Grady Memorial Hospital after the news truck they were operating caught fire and exploded. The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon around 12:30 p.m. at the entrance of the Fulton County Jail on Rice Street. WSB reporter Tom Jones and photographer Leonard...

11/18/09 - 9:00pm

Forecast: Augusta's workforce will shrink this year and in 2010

ATLANTA — Georgia remains mired in a severe employment recession, even as the rest of the economy enjoys a modest recovery, according to an economic forecast released Wednesday that predicted Augusta's work force will shrink by 2.5 percent this year and 1.8 percent the next. Job losses acr...

11/18/09 - 7:56pm

H1N1 clinics begin Monday in Aiken County schools

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will begin H1N1 flu clinics in Aiken County schools Monday. Permission slips will be sent home with students one week before the clinic, according to Cecelia Davidson, Aiken County’s associate superintendent of administration. ...

11/18/09 - 4:14pm

Edgefield County administrator job offered to man with past DUI charge

EDGEFIELD - A former White County, Ga. manager who had his contract terminated following a DUI charge has been offered the job of county administrator in Edgefield County. Edgefield County Council members unanimously agreed to offer the job to Alton Brown, of Cleveland, Ga. Tuesday afternoon. As o...

11/18/09 - 7:17pm

North Augusta officer charged in domestic violence incident

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office arrested North Augusta Public Safety Officer Brandon Cameron today on charges of criminal domestic violence. Officer Cameron, 27, who has been with the public safety department for three years, has been suspended while the sheriff’s office investigates th...

11/18/09 - 7:08pm
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