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Ex-SC DSS official pleads guilty to $5M scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The former finance director of South Carolina's social services agency pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $5 million from the agency, money he has said he spent on alcohol, gambling and strippers.

10/29/09 - 11:15am

Meth lab found in Aiken County

BATH – Aiken County investigators discovered a meth lab at an Aiken County mobile home late Wednesday night. Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Bay Street around 10:30 p.m. on a report of a suspicious vehicle, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said. Upon arrival...

10/29/09 - 11:21am

Atlanta arrest for suspect in North Augusta bank holdup

NORTH AUGUSTA – A man wanted for the robbery of a North Augusta bank was arrested in Atlanta on Wednesday. Sherrod Jarvis Miller, 47, was spotted driving a burgundy 1993 Mercury with Michigan tags around 10:30 a.m. by an Atlanta Police Department detective, North Augusta Department of Public S...

10/29/09 - 10:51am

Ga. man charged in restaurant attack free on bond

JONESBORO, Ga. - A 47-year-old south Georgia man charged with attacking an Army reservist outside a Cracker Barrel in Morrow has been released on bond.

10/29/09 - 9:06am

China's Han leads Asian Amateur

SHENZHEN, China – Han Ren of China opened with 7-under 65 in the inaugural round Thursday of the Asian Amateur Championship for a one-shot lead in the 116-man field at Mission Hills Golf Club that offers a Masters Tournament invitation to the winner. Han, who grew up near Mission Hills and now...

01/15/10 - 11:41am

Sanford expects economic boost from Boeing plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says he expects Boeing's decision to build a jet airliner plant in North Charleston will benefit the entire state.

10/29/09 - 7:06am

SC gov to OK bill extending jobless benefits

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Relief is on the way for thousands of unemployed South Carolina residents.

10/29/09 - 6:24am

Pre-k programs get $1.7M infusion from stimulus

ATLANTA - Pre-kindergarten classrooms across the state are getting $1.7 million in federal stimulus money.

10/29/09 - 6:18am

More at stake than TEE center, consultant tells committee

For the second meeting of the Augusta Commission’s TEE center subcommittee, Mayor Deke Copenhaver had a consultant explain that it’s not just construction of a trade, exhibit and event center that’s at stake if commissioners can’t end six months of gridlock. Also at stake is a p...

01/27/10 - 10:45pm

KISS surprises wounded warriors with visit

The renowned rock group visited Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center to show appreciation to veterans and service members.

10/28/09 - 9:13pm

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