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Sanford lawyer says 1987 note said pricey travel was OK

Governor's Office defends travel practice.

09/02/09 - 6:11pm

Sister Rose Margaret Schweers, well-known Augusta nun, dies

Funeral for Sister Rose Margaret Schweers will be 9 a.m. Thursday at the Nazereth Living Center in St. Louis.

09/02/09 - 4:47pm

SC predator task force nets 101 convictions

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's attorney general says a task force created to go after people suspected of soliciting children for sex over the Internet has successfully prosecuted more than 100 child predators. Henry McMaster said today that his statewide Internet Crimes Against Children Task...

09/02/09 - 3:21pm

Golf event honors veterans

The Golf Club at Cedar Creek will have its third annual Patriot Golf Day on Saturday. There will be a tribute to those killed or wounded in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on Saturday morning. The day of golf will follow at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Warriors in Transition Battalion soldiers, wh...

09/02/09 - 3:17pm

Aiken County deputies look for sex offenders who didn't register

Aiken County deputies are searching for 10 convicted sex offenders who have failed to register with the sheriff’s office. Those wanted include: Lucius Q. Fowler, 41; Larry Donell Lee, 54; Billy Darrell McCarty, 55; Jeffery Hicks, 47; Nathaniel Lavell Stukes, 27; John Phillip Corley, 42; Willia...

09/02/09 - 3:47pm

Georgia will get $21 million in settlement with Pfizer drug firm

Attorney says money could pay for the coverage of more than 8,900 non-disabled Georgia children.

09/02/09 - 2:49pm

Man flips car at Martinez Kroger

A Dearing man was unscathed after the vehicle he was driving landed on its side in front of Kroger on Columbia Road in Martinez.

09/02/09 - 3:08pm

Qualifying under way for Grovetown Council seats

Qualifying started this week for the November election for Grovetown City Council. City Councilman Bruce Stoddard and city Councilwoman Rosa Lee Owens will be up for re-election on the November ballot. To qualify, candidates must submit a written application and $108 application fee between 9 a.m....

09/02/09 - 12:01pm

Police agencies compete Friday in softball game for charity

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and North Augusta Public Safety will compete against each other Friday in the inaugural Border Brawl: Cops for Charity Softball Game. The game will start at 7:05 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Tickets are $10 each and include admission to the Augusta Greenj...

09/02/09 - 11:57am

Beat the Pros contest winner announced

Brad Usry of Martinez is the winner of the Beat the Pros contest for Week 1. Usry was one of 15 folks who correctly picked all 10 high school football games to match the best effort by our pros. He won the drawing and will receive a Beat the Pros T-shirt. 09/02/09 - 11:39am

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Clemson halts mandatory student sex survey

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson says it has suspended a mandatory survey of students the school says was part of a review to prevent sexual discrimination, harassment and assault.
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