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Martinez cricket farm featured on cable show tonight

Ghann's Cricket Farm in Martinez will appear on the Discovery Channel tonight at 9 p.m.

01/12/10 - 7:12pm

Early voting starts Wednesday for state Senate runoff

Early voting for a runoff election to fill the vacant state senate District 22 seat will begin Wednesday. Voters can cast their ballots early through Jan. 29 at the Board of Elections office at 530 Greene St. Polling hours are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Jan 22. The final week voting h...

01/12/10 - 7:29pm

School board looks at lower mileage reimbursement plan

The Richmond County school board has given a first approval to lowering the mileage reimbursement provided for school employee travel. The decrease is from 55 cents per mile to 50 cents and is aligned with a new rate recently established by the Internal Revenue Service. The issue was approved unan...

01/12/10 - 6:55pm

Thurmond's son Paul considers run for Congress

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Another Thurmond may be heading to Washington. Paul Thurmond, 34, the son of the late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, who served for 48 years in the Senate, said today he's considering a run for Congress. The younger Thurmond said he was forming an exploratory committee to we...

01/12/10 - 5:38pm

SRS contracts announced

Contracts totaling $3.1 million were announced today by Savannah River Site’s primary contractor as part of a broad program to decommission two obsolete nuclear weapons material reactors using funds from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. Havird Oil Co. of Leesville, S.C., received ...

01/12/10 - 5:05pm

3 dead, 2 hurt in north Atlanta business shooting

KENNESAW, Ga. - A disgruntled ex-employee stormed a truck rental business in camouflage and opened fire with a handgun, killing two people and critically wounding three others at his former workplace, police said.

01/12/10 - 9:23pm

2 arrested in Aiken

AIKEN – A concerned citizen helped Aiken authorities nab two men accused of stealing a jeep this morning. Aiken Department of Public Safety officers arrested and charged Neal Donovan and Russell Young with malicious injury to real property, breaking and entering to auto and grand larceny about...

01/12/10 - 4:58pm

It's official: Augusta State No. 1 in men's basketball

National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 poll released this afternoon.

01/12/10 - 6:13pm

Columbia County authorities seek shoplifting suspect identity

Columbia County authorities are looking for assistance identifying a woman they say stole purses from an Evans Target store.

01/12/10 - 4:35pm

Man wants to sue uncle for not helping passenger in truck

ATLANTA -- The death of a Thomson man in the sleeper compartment of his brother-in-law's truck has led to a lawsuit pending before Georgia's highest court because the body was cremated without an autopsy. Because there's neither an autopsy or a body to examine, there can be no expert te...

01/12/10 - 3:20pm
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