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Columbia County begins advance voting

Columbia County advance voting for the July 20 general primary election begins next week.

06/04/10 - 11:19am

Legal staff error could cost Georgia

ATLANTA - - An error by Attorney General Thurbert Baker's staff could increase appeals filed by convicted felons.

06/04/10 - 11:12am

McDonald's pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses

LOS ANGELES - Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses at McDonald's, forcing a recall.

06/04/10 - 10:55am

Driver sought in April SC fatality

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is asking for assistance in locating the suspected driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run on April 8.

06/04/10 - 10:12am

Judge orders new trial in SC hospital fraud case

COLUMBIA - A federal judge has ordered a new trial on allegations a South Carolina hospital boosted profits by submitting hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicare claims. The Item of Sumter reported that U.S. District Judge Matthew Perry ruled Thursday that he was wrong to have exclude...

06/04/10 - 9:19am

Ga. man dies during Lake Allatoona outing

ACWORTH, Ga. - Authorities say a Smyrna man who had been swimming with his family has been found dead in Lake Allatoona. Cobb County police spokesman Officer Joe Hernandez says 44-year-old Adan Sanches-Reyes was swimming Thursday afternoon when his family lost track of him. Emergency workers arrived...

06/04/10 - 9:15am

Teen's body found in Georgia river

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County sheriff's office says the body of a 17-year-old who had disappeared while swimming has been found in the Alcovy River. Sheriff's office spokesman Anthony Washington says the body of Bernardo "Alex" Rosas was recovered Thursday afternoon near an embankment. He had d...

06/04/10 - 9:13am

Downtown accident stalls traffic

Traffic may be backed up in downtown Augusta after a traffic accident at 13th and Reynolds streets.

The accident, reported with injuries at 8:41 a.m., involved three vehicles, according to Richmond County dispatch.

 

06/04/10 - 9:08am

Two of five teens to be tried as adults in Butler student beating

Two of the five teenagers arrested in connection to the March 1 beating of a Butler High School student will be tried as adults.

06/04/10 - 11:12am

Aiken voters can start Saturday

AIKEN -- Eligible absentee voters in Aiken can cast their ballots Saturday at the Registration and Elections office. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and is located at 916 Vaucluse Road. For more information, contact the Registration and Elections office at (803) 642-2028.  ...

06/04/10 - 8:42am
 
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