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Man gets 4 years on police chase charges

An Augusta man will spend four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges connected to a three-county police chase.

05/19/10 - 2:35pm

Arts council winners announced

The Greater Augusta Arts Council has announced the recipients of its 2010 Arts Recognition awards.

05/19/10 - 1:21pm

Ga. to sue feds over voter verification

ATLANTA -- Gov. Sonny Perdue appointed a special attorney general to sue the Justice Department to gain approval for voting rules.

07/10/10 - 1:44am

Argument leads to cutting wounds

A disagreement among three friends over a boyfriend resulted in an injury involving ah a box cutter Tuesday at the BP Station at 2117 Broad Street, according to an Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report. According to a police account, after visiting a friend, Kimberla Dixon told Denise Mob...

05/28/10 - 9:42pm

Stabbing reported on Stovall Street

An argument escalated to a stabbing Tuesday at the 1400 block of Stovall Street, according to a Richmond County sheriff's office incident report. Lakeisha Sumpter and Mack Donald Nelson's argument turned into slaps before Nelson was stabbed in the chest around 5 p.m., police said. The couple's ...

05/28/10 - 9:42pm

New Aiken municipal building means end of old one

AIKEN --- Moving forward on a new Aiken County municipal building would mean letting go of the old.

05/19/10 - 10:45am

Police seek shoplifter who threatened store worker

           Police release images today of man they say threatened an Evans department store employee after being caught shoplifting early this month.

05/28/10 - 11:11pm

GPS device helps catch holdup suspects

HIRAM, Ga.  - Authorities in Hiram say two men are being held without bond at the Paulding County jail after money taken in a bank robbery was found with the help of a tracking device. Cpl. Brandon Gurley of the Paulding County sheriff's office says 23-year-old Vernon Keith McDougal and 39-year...

05/19/10 - 9:49am

Local snake study makes encyclopedia

 A study into the ambush habits of venomous cottonmouths has earned two Savannah River Ecology Lab researchers a spot in Encyclopædia Britannica's 2010 Book of the Year.  The study by SREL's J.D. Willson and Christopher Winne, and Davidson College's Evan Eskew, was included ...

05/19/10 - 9:09am

320-year-old floor found at SC's birthplace

CHARLESTON, S.C. - You might call it the foundation of South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports scientists have found a floor thought to be 320 years old at Charles Towne Landing, the site of the first permanent English settlement in South Carolina The foundation...

05/19/10 - 8:54am
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