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Georgia's bottom line gets a boost

ATLANTA - Georgia's rainy day fund is getting a badly-needed boost.

12/02/09 - 8:33am

Atlanta mayor's race may head for recount

The race for Atlanta mayor appeared headed for a recount early Wednesday, with the two candidates separated by only 620 votes.

12/02/09 - 1:49am

Man, 19, charged in jail rape

An Evans man was charged today in the rape of his 17-year-old cellmate in the Columbia County Detention Center last week.

12/01/09 - 10:21pm

Aitken tops in District 1 runoff

With all precincts counted, Mr. Aitken had 1,657 votes to Mr. Fennoy's 1,427.

01/19/10 - 1:23am

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12/01/09 - 9:33pm

Wreck slows traffic on I-20 in Columbia County

A wreck on I-20 is delaying eastbound traffic near Appling in Columbia County. The wreck involved a collision of two tractor-trailers. No one was injured, but traffic is moving very slowing toward Augusta from Atlanta....

12/01/09 - 8:01pm

Former Harlem water official gets year in prison

Harlem’s former public works director was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in jail for releasing untreated wastewater and falsifying water quality reports. Although Daniel W. Cason, 66, pleaded guilty to three federal crimes in March, Mr. Cason declared Tuesday, “I am not a crimin...

12/01/09 - 7:21pm

Commission settles lawsuit with former city engineer

The Augusta Commission has voted to settle the lawsuit filed by former city engineer Teresa Smith for $125,000. The vote was 6-2, with Don Grantham and Jerry Brigham opposed, Alvin Mason having left early and Betty Beard absent....

01/21/10 - 12:38am

Attorneys: Sanford travel proper

COLUMBIA - Attorneys for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford told lawmakers mulling impeachment today that their client did nothing improper by using state-owned aircraft for travel that included political and personal events.

12/01/09 - 5:11pm

Police seek man in burglary

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man wanted for questioning in a home burglary in the Dogwood Terrace area last month.

12/01/09 - 6:54pm
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