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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

SC woman jailed for faking doctor's notes

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Students have been known to try to fake a doctor's note to get out of school. A South Carolina woman has now been arrested and accused of writing fake doctor's notes for four students. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported Wednesday that 45-year-old Naomi Antoinet...

06/11/09 - 7:19am

Ga. senator unveils homebuyer tax credit

ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has introduced legislation to expand the first-time homebuyer tax credit. The bill would boost the maximum amount of the credit from $8,000 to $15,000 and make all home buyers — not just first-time purchasers — eligible. The legislation also would ...

06/11/09 - 7:17am

New coliseum panel members sworn in today

An oath of office ceremony was held at 9:45 this morning for new coliseum authority members and the new chairman. Cedric Johnson, Shirley M. Darby, Louis C. Harris Jr. and David Hogg were sworn in by Superior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet....

01/20/10 - 10:08pm

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Meth use on rise in Richmond County

Production of meth, a highly addictive drug made from household cold medicine, batteries, drain cleaner, brake fluid and other harmful chemicals, increased in recent years when the shake-and-bake ...