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SC Gov. Sanford goes to Fla. for reserve duty

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Gov. Mark Sanford is going to Florida this weekend, but not on vacation. He's slated to don his Air Force uniform for a stint in the Air Force Reserves.

08/14/09 - 7:19am

Michael Vick signs with Philadelphia Eagles

The team gave Vick a one-year deal with an option for a second year.

08/13/09 - 11:06pm

Golfer cites back injury

CHASKA, Minn. – John Daly withdrew from the PGA Championship today after finishing with consecutive double bogeys for 78. He cited a back injury. Daly shot 88 in his previous round at the Buick Open, and he was contemplating a long break from golf. His swing coach suggested his diet was out of...

08/13/09 - 8:16pm

Robbery at Langley Reid's

A robbery has occurred at Reid’s grocery store at 2587 Jefferson Davis Highway in Langley, S.C. An Aiken County sheriff’s dispatcher said that they first received calls about the robbery at 6:12 p.m. A man walked into the store and demanded money from a cashier. The dispatcher said that ...

08/13/09 - 7:01pm

Twin brothers arrested after Butler High School robbery

Twin 18-year-old brothers at Butler High School have been charged with robbery by force after police said they beat up and robbed another student. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s news release, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday Richmond County officers responded to the high school at 2011 Lumpk...

01/14/10 - 12:30am

Lawmakers ask court to halt Graniteville water rate hike

Area state representatives announced this afternoon they have received a temporary court injunction stopping a recent decision to reinstitute higher water and sewer rates for Graniteville and Vaucluse customers.

08/13/09 - 8:53pm

2 convicted on murder charges

Two Augusta men standing trial on murder charges were convicted today. A Richmond County Superior Court jury deliberated about two hours before reaching the verdicts for Dennis Mingledolph and Willie Cole. An innocent bystander, 65-year-old Johnny Davis, was caught in the crossfire when the tw...

08/13/09 - 4:31pm

Screven teen arrested; principal bitten in school altercation

SYLVANIA, Ga. -- It took at least three men and a police officer to subdue a 16-year-old Screven County High School student last week in an altercation in which a school principal was also bitten. Authorities have charged the teen, identified as Eric Johnson, with misdemeanor battery, obstruction o...

08/13/09 - 3:33pm

Comcast rolling out more channels, services for Augusta

Comcast is rolling out new HD channels and more services on Sept. 2. The cable, Internet and telephone company will launch 39 new HD channels in September and October, in addition to higher Internet speeds, more digital voice services and video on demand, said Abu Khan, the vice president and gener...

08/13/09 - 4:24pm

Meeting to review SC Episcopal diocese future

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, increasingly disenchanted with the direction of the national Episcopal Church, today called a convention to discuss the future of the conservative diocese. "Frankly, I don't know how to say this in any other way but ...

08/13/09 - 3:08pm

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Commission plays 'Let's Make A Deal'

Political rumors are running wild in Augusta just like goats at city detention ponds. For example, here are e-mails that have been making the rounds.
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