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Knology adds HD channels, video on demand library

Knology customers in the Augusta area got 11 more high definition channels added to the lineup today. Knology also announced this morning that it has expanded its library of offerings in the video on demand service. “We have increased content storage capacity, allowing us to provide even more...

06/11/09 - 12:37pm

Handel to speak in Evans tonight

Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel will campaign for governor at an Evans golf course this evening. Ms. Handel, who is seeking the Republican nomination, will speak at a 6 p.m. meeting of the Columbia County Republican Women in the Jones Creek Clubhouse, at 777 Jones Creek Drive. Ms. Handel i...

06/11/09 - 11:42am

Family escapes fire unharmed

A fire damaged a Martinez home Wednesday evening, but the family escaped unharmed, officials said.

06/11/09 - 11:38am

Two sought in Jackson robbery

Aiken County authorities are seeking two men who robbed a grocery store in Jackson on Wednesday night.

06/11/09 - 10:22am

Aiken deputies seeking suspects in last night's IGA robbery

Aiken County authorities said today there are investigating an armed robbery last night at a grocery store in Jackson. The incident occurred at the Family Foods IGA at 110 Dragstrip Road. According to an Aiken County Sheriff’s Office news release, two people entered the store, pointed handguns...

06/11/09 - 10:21am

Truck driver struck, killed

A Jackson, Ga., man was struck and killed by another vehicle on Mike Padgett Highway this morning, according to Mark Bowen, Richmond County chief deputy coroner.

06/11/09 - 11:26am

Kroger recalls chicken wings

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has recalled 32-ounce bags of Kroger fully cooked Buffalo-style chicken wings from stores in Georgia, South Carolina and several other states because of incorrect package labeling that could endanger people with certain allergies.

06/11/09 - 9:17am

17-year-old charged in shooting

An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot early this morning after a dispute with an acquaintance.

06/11/09 - 10:32am

Watch for afternoon storms

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a slight risk for the threat of severe thunderstorms in the northern half of Georgia today, including our area....

06/01/10 - 8:38pm

Georgians get watering break

Georgia has declared an end to the drought, and area utility officials have eased outdoor watering restrictions. In Richmond and Columbia counties, residents will still have to observe the odd-even restrictions but will be able to water at any hour of the day. “We are still to observe only th...

06/11/09 - 9:45am

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Officials say errors made in meeting

Officials with the Richmond County Health Department acknowledged Thursday that public health employees improperly denied requests for information and attempted to bar photographs during a public ...