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Medical center having computer problems

The main outpatient pharmacy at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center will have significant delays today as a result of computer problems at the center. The refill pharmacy at the PX Mall on Fort Gordon also will have delays, according to a news release. Officials are asking beneficiaries to de...

08/03/09 - 11:47am

Morning road closures

Drivers should be prepared for several area road closures during the commute this morning. Motorists traveling eastbound on Bobby Jones Expressway will not be able to exit onto Wheeler Road. There is a detour to Gordon Highway then back onto Bobby Jones Expressway eastbound to Marks Church Road. T...

08/03/09 - 11:47am

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to be honored Wed. in Lincolnton

Lincoln County commissioners will honor the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its management of Thurmond Lake with a covered-dish luncheon at Lincolnton Historical Park on Wednesday. A covered-dish luncheon, complete with a proclamation of honor from Lincoln County commissioners, will be held at the...

08/03/09 - 11:46am

Thousands expected for ex-boxing champ's funeral

ATLANTA – Thousands are expected to turn out today to remember three-time former boxing champion Vernon Forrest, who was killed in an attempted robbery just over a week ago. A funeral service will be held at megachurch New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, just east of Atlanta. Some...

08/03/09 - 7:24am

SRS MOX project on schedule

Construction on one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest and most expensive projects celebrated its second anniversary last week with the announcement that the $4.86 million Mixed Oxide Fuel Plant at Savannah River Site remains on schedule....

08/03/09 - 7:21am

Help offered for energy assistance

Low-income residents 65 and older will have two days to take advantage of energy assistance provided by the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority....

08/03/09 - 7:17am

Some Ga. schools to offer longer school days

ATHENS, Ga. -- School districts are taking advantage of a new state law to lengthen their school days, some in anticipation of more teacher furloughs, and some to expand the instructional day....

08/03/09 - 7:01am

Purple Heart recipient from Ga. drowns in SC lake

ANDERSON, S.C. — A National Guard soldier who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan has drowned in a lake along the Georgia-South Carolina border. Multiple media outlets report that 28-year-old Brad Daniel Seawright's body was recovered Sunday morning by divers searching Lake Russell. ...

08/03/09 - 11:47am

Kemp, Dodgers pound Braves

ATLANTA - Matt Kemp homered and matched a career high with five RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night. Kemp had three hits, including a three-run homer in the fifth and a two-run single in the eighth as the Dodgers outhit the Braves 19-5. Andre Et...

08/02/09 - 11:52pm

Augustan hurt in I-20 wreck

An Augusta-area man was airlifted to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital today after a car crash in Greensboro, Ga.

08/02/09 - 9:38pm

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Group demands hearing on commissioner appointment

City leaders appeared to warm to a request Monday by the West Augusta Alliance to hold one or more public hearings before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie ...
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