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School staffs to get days off

The Richmond County Board of Education unanimously agreed today to provide teachers and counselors furlough days to compenstate for state-mandated pay cuts.

01/08/10 - 12:20pm

Shooting reported at 11th, Cedar

A man was shot in the leg this afternoon at the corner of 11th and Cedar streets, Richmond County dispatch said.

10/05/09 - 4:24pm

WJBF to manage WAGT in January

Local television stations WJBF Channel 6 and WAGT Channel 26 announced a partnership today to begin sharing certain services effective January 2010. According to a release from the television stations, their parent companies have signed a letter of intent indicating that WJBF “would provide sa...

10/05/09 - 3:25pm

Aiken jewelry store burglarized

AIKEN – Authorities are investigating a late-night burglary at an Aiken jewelry store.

10/05/09 - 3:11pm

Aiken County authorities looking for man in connection to several burglaries

AIKEN – Aiken County authorities are looking for an armed man who is wanted in several burglaries. Michael Deangelo Spencer, 39, of the 1200 block of Hatchaway Bridge Road, is wanted for grand larceny, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said in a news release. Mr. Spencer is also a su...

10/05/09 - 2:57pm

Richmond County School Board addressing furlough days

The Richmond County School Board will hold a called meeting at 4 p.m. today to discuss the issue of teachers and counselors taking time off in light of a pay decrease this year equivalent to five furlough days. Louis Svehla, spokesman for the Richmond County School System, said Superintendent Dana ...

10/05/09 - 3:25pm

Tourism project to be unveiled in Aiken County

AIKEN – The state parks and recreation department will unveil a regional tourism project to Aiken County residents Thursday. The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will present plans for the Tourism Product Development Plan, which includes Aiken, Barnwell, Allendale, Ed...

10/05/09 - 12:48pm

House asks SC high court to force report release

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina House is asking the state Supreme Court to order the State Ethics Commission to turn over details of an investigation into Gov. Mark Sanford when it becomes available. The House today joined the fray over the investigative report that Mr. Sanford has told the cour...

10/05/09 - 11:36am

Paine College president given award

The president of Paine College, George Bradley, has been given the Alumni Achievement Award by the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences, a news release announced today. The award was started in 1992 to recognize alumni for meritoriuos services and/or distinguished achievements....

01/19/10 - 12:22am

ASU announces grant to focus on black male students

Augusta State University announced today it will be one of 13 University System of Georgia institutions to receive a grant to increase the number of black men receiving bachelor’s degrees....

01/19/10 - 9:45pm
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