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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

Power outage for some Harlem residents Tuesday

Some Harlem residents will be without power Tuesday while Georgia Power crews work in the area. The outage is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Georgia Power customers on Old Augusta Highway, Byrd Road, Peri Leigh Road, Kings way and Dogwood Trail. Crews will be performing power line maintenanc...

10/05/09 - 10:21am

North Augusta home invasion under investigation

North Augusta police continue to investigate a reported home invasion. Three men were home at 212 Belgium Drive about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when the doorbell rang and at least two men used handguns to gain entry into the apartment, according to an incident report. Two of the men in the home were hit in...

10/05/09 - 1:04pm

Taylor loses playoff to Kuchar

VERONA, N.Y. -- Vaughn Taylor lost a playoff to Matt Kuchar this morning at the Turning Stone Resort Championship.

10/05/09 - 10:21am

Final arguments scheduled today in Brunswick child killing trial

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A jury was to hear closing arguments today in the trial of 61-year-old David Edenfield in the killing of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. two years ago. Edenfield faces a possible death penalty if convicted of murdering the child, who was abducted, sexually assaulte...

10/05/09 - 7:42am
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