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Grovetown High principal injured in school fight

The principal of a Columbia County high school was injured this afternoon as she tried to break up a fight. Grovetown High School Principal Penny Jackson got a busted lip when she tried to break up a fight between students Dvadne Freeman and Faison Gaines, both 17, said Columbia County sheriff’...

01/08/10 - 4:55pm

NRC issues Vogtle permits

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued an early site permit today for the addition of two new reactors at Plant Vogtle. The permit, accompanied by a limited work authorization that will allow some activity at the site, is only the fourth such permit ever issued by the commission. The others are fo...

01/07/10 - 1:10pm

Aiken County releases "Dead Beat Moms" list

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office released its latest most wanted list today, this time focusing on "Dead Beat Moms."

08/26/09 - 1:31pm

Replacing Tarver could hit taxpayers

If President Obama is going to pick Sen. Ed Tarver to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, time is running out to fill his seat at no cost to taxpayers. Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said that even if Mr. Tarver were nominated today, it...

01/08/10 - 1:21pm

Increased enrollment could lead to classroom shifts in Aiken County

Aiken County’s attendance numbers are up, which means classroom shifts are expected. The district’s enrollment has increased in every attendance area, except Area 1, according to three-and-six day counts provided to the school board Tuesday. The additional students means classes that are...

08/26/09 - 12:18pm

Lt. gov asks embattled Sanford to resign

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's lieutenant governor called on Gov. Mark Sanford to resign Wednesday, promising to put aside his own political ambitions if that convinces fellow Republicans wary of elevating him to urge Sanford to step down.

08/26/09 - 1:36pm

Chambliss states opposition to health care reform in local meeting today

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss tells chamber members and Augusta health care leaders tax credits are the solution to get health insurance for those who need it.

08/26/09 - 5:56pm

Music educator influenced hundreds including Jessye Norman

Rosa Harris Sanders Creque, whose funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1114 Twelfth St., was one of those remarkable people who touched literally hundreds of lives.

01/19/10 - 12:16am

Clarke inmate pays for bad call

A man left prison Monday after serving two years for drug possession and other crimes, but he went directly to jail as the first inmate in Clarke County to violate a law that forbids prisoners from using cell phones and the Internet.

08/26/09 - 8:32am

One dead in Columbia Co. mobile home fire

A fatal mobile home fire claimed the life of a Columbia County resident this morning.

08/26/09 - 9:54am

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