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Late 16-4 run lifts Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Sylven Landesberg scored 22 points and Virginia used a 16-4 run late in the second half to surge past No. 20 Georgia Tech 82-75 tonight. Virginia (10-4, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won its sixth consecutive game, its longest winning streak since it won seven in a row ...

01/13/10 - 10:30pm

Jags post seven-point victory

SAVANNAH, Ga. - In its first game as the No. 1 team in Division II, Augusta State overcame a halftime deficit tonight to defeat Armstrong Atlantic State, 62-55. The Jaguars (14-0) trailed the Pirates by one at intermission. Augusta State opened the second half with a 19-2 run to take a commanding l...

01/13/10 - 10:43pm

Ga. jobless numbers expected to rise on Friday announcement

ATLANTA -- State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond predicted today the state will see a "significant" increase in its unemployment rate when new figures are released this Friday. Thurmond made the comment to the online political newsletter InsiderAdvantage moments before he gave the Democratic Pa...

01/13/10 - 9:11pm

Ga. could vote to opt out of federal health care

ATLANTA — Georgians could have a say this fall on whether to sidestep the proposed federally-mandated health care plan. The bill from state Sen. Seth Harp would pre-empt the federal healthcare proposal currently being considered by Congress that has not yet received final approval. Harp's...

01/13/10 - 9:05pm

SC Gov. Sanford spends $185,000 in legal costs

COLUMBIA — The ongoing ethics probe of Gov. Mark Sanford has cost his campaign at least $185,347. Sanford's campaign finance report filed today shows three payments to Columbia law firm Hall & Bowers Llc. The legal payments exclude costs of state-paid lawyers hired to defend Sanford&#...

01/13/10 - 8:35pm

Morris Publishing Group to seek prepackaged bankruptcy

Morris Publishing Group announced today that it will seek a bankruptcy judge’s assistance in completing its financial restructuring plan. Augusta-based Morris Publishing, which operates 13 daily newspapers, including The Augusta Chronicle, was unable to obtain nearly unanimous support for its ...

01/13/10 - 6:16pm

Augustans can help Haitian earthquake victims

Want to lend a helping hand to Haiti? Here are some options: -- You can make a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need. Donations t...

01/13/10 - 5:36pm

Broad Street business closing at the end of January

Cloud Nine Natural announced today that it will close its doors by Jan. 31. Starting Thursday, the retailer at 1036 Broad St. will sell all remaining inventory, fixtures, furniture, displays, decorating and business-related items through the end of the month. Cloud Nine Natural, which has been in ...

01/13/10 - 4:45pm

Columbia County missionaries stranded in Haiti

Three Columbia County missionaries are stranded in earthquake-devastated Haiti.

01/13/10 - 9:07pm

Report: Female SRS employees typically miss work more than male counterparts

Savannah River Site’s female employees are more likely than their male counterparts to miss work due to illness or injury, according to a report by the U.S. Energy Department’s Office of Health, Safety and Security. The agency routinely collects and analyzes such data from federal nuclear...

01/13/10 - 4:06pm
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