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Prep football: A look at tonight's games

Several big games are on tap tonight. Midland Valley is at South Aiken with a home playoff game at stake, and Hephzibah tries to keep pace in the Region 3-AAAA race when it takes on Richmond Academy. Here's a look at the weekend's games: FRIDAY l Lincoln County at Wilkinson County: All th...

10/30/09 - 3:32pm

Fiery crash after plane hits house outside Atlanta

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Authorities in Georgia say an Atlanta-area house has been hit by a small plane and destroyed by flames. Cpl. David Schiralli of the Gwinnett County police says emergency crews are responding to the scene, but there's no immediate word on injuries. WSB-TV reported that...

10/30/09 - 1:48pm

Augusta banking firm reports lower quarterly income

Southeastern Bank Financial Corp., holding company for Georgia Bank & Trust of Augusta and Southern Bank & Trust of Aiken, reported today that its third quarter income was lower than last year. The Augusta-based holding company reported net income of $740,000, or 11 cents per share, compare...

10/30/09 - 12:26pm

Warrenville man faces sex charge with minors

AIKEN – A Warrenville man is in jail today accused of inappropriately touching three girls. Aiken County Sheriff’s Office charged Jesse Adams, 19, of the 100 block of Fannie Lane, with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, two counts of lewd act on a child under the a...

10/30/09 - 3:37pm

Aiken County is making public records available on line today

AIKEN – Aiken County placed its financial records online today on the county Web site this morning. The records are posted at www.aikencountysc.gov. Earlier this month, the county council approved posting unaudited finan...

10/30/09 - 11:31am

Police looking for vandals who painted Friedman Library cars

Deputies are looking for someone who spray-painted the word “Bloods” on two cars in the parking lot of the Friedman Branch Library on Jackson Road Thursday night. The two victims, both librarians, said the words were written in red paint on their vehicles sometime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m....

10/30/09 - 11:27am

H1N1 flu shots next week in Richmond County

Richmond County Health Department will be giving out shots next week against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus, an official announced this morning. The shots will only be for those in the priority group defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The health department is planning to ...

10/30/09 - 10:42am

Han, Sherratt share lead at Asian Amateur

SHENZHEN, China – Han Chang-won of South Korea has shot 3-under 69 to share the 36-hole lead with Jordan Sherratt of Australia in the inaugural Asian Amateur Championship. Han played Friday afternoon at Mission Hills and had the lead to himself until a bogey on the 17th hole dropped him into ...

01/15/10 - 11:40am

Columbia County plans series of road closures

Several roads or lanes will be closed at various times in Columbia County starting Saturday and continuing into next week. The section of Blue Ridge Drive between Evans to Locks Road and Fairfield Way will be closed 9-10 a.m. Saturday to accommodate competitors in the Lakeside High School Panthers ...

10/30/09 - 4:17pm

Augusta Regional Airport names new director

The Augusta Regional Airport has a new airport director. The Augusta Aviation Commission sent out a press statement this morning, naming Gary LeTellier, the executive director of Coos County Airport Authority in Coos Bay, Ore., for the position. He was selected unanimously by the commission, the s...

01/08/10 - 1:50pm
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