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Storm brings travel problems across Georgia

ATLANTA — Georgia officials are asking motorists to avoid driving on the state's icy roads, at least until daybreak. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Erica Fatima said the roads are becoming too dangerous as precipitation freezes. She says drivers are being warned to stay away fr...

01/08/10 - 8:23am

Morning school delays bring complaints from parents

Some Richmond County school parents complained that an automated phone call this morning would have helped.

01/08/10 - 2:08pm

Columbia County to delay start of school Friday

Columbia County schools Superintendent Charles Nagle has decided tonight to have a two-hour delay to classes in Columbia County tomorrow morning due to the threat of snow and ice. He said he will decide in the morning if a further delay or closing of classes for the entire day is necessary. He said...

01/07/10 - 11:34pm

Molotov cocktail thrown at woman's house

Someone threw a Molotov cocktail at a woman’s house early Thursday morning. The woman, who lives in the 2300 block of Turkey Trail Drive in Hephzibah, told officers that at about 1 a.m. she was awakened by a loud bang at her front door. When she went to check on the noise she saw flames comin...

01/07/10 - 10:53pm

Emergency blocks Columbia Road near new Food Lion

Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue is currently at a structure fire at the 100 block of Columbia Road, east of the new Food Lion. All of the emergency equipment has the road temporarily blocked, according to an e-mail from emergency officials. The fire is under control and there are no injuries, offici...

01/07/10 - 9:39pm

Ex-Clemson golfer up by one

KAPALUA, Hawaii – U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover recovered from a rocky start to his PGA Tour season by making two eagles on his way to a 7-under 66 and a one-shot lead in the SBS Championship. The only other time Glover played at Kapalua, he opened the tournament with four straight bogeys. T...

01/07/10 - 9:16pm

Ex-Clemson golfer up by one

KAPALUA, Hawaii – U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover recovered from a rocky start to his PGA Tour season by making two eagles on his way to a 7-under 66 and a one-shot lead in the SBS Championship. The only other time Glover played at Kapalua, he opened the tournament with four straight bogeys. T...

01/07/10 - 9:16pm

McKenney claims Hooters Tour event

CALABASH, N.C. - Evans’ Adam McKenney won a three-hole sudden-death playoff today to capture the Hooters Tour’s Carolina Winter Series event at Crow Creek Golf Club. It was the first professional win for McKenney, who earned $2,500 in just his second pro start. The 23-year-old, a former t...

01/07/10 - 8:04pm

Ga. libraries plan meetings on services

Libraries across Georgia will host a series of public meetings to address changes being proposed by the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services. A meeting will be held in Augusta at 4 p.m. Feb. 11 in the auditorium of the Augusta Headquarters Library, 902 Greene St. The meeting is open ...

01/07/10 - 7:01pm

Augusta man pleads guilty in Texas bribery case

An Augusta man accused of attempting to bribe a Customs and Border Protection Officer in October pleaded guilty this week in a Brownsville, Texas, federal court. Edgar Ovilla, 32, of Augusta, admitted to offering to pay a $500 bribe to an officer in exchange for being allowed to export a vehicle in...

01/07/10 - 6:19pm
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