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Columbia County opens cooling centers

       Beginning today, Columbia County residents without air conditioning can beat the summer heat at many county locations.

06/01/10 - 2:09pm

Al, Tipper Gore to separate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, are separating after 40 years of marriage.

06/01/10 - 1:18pm

SC students celebrate perfect attendence

Five South Carolina area students are among 66 high school seniors in the state celebrating 12 years of perfect attendance. They include: Jamal Chavous and Kelvin Coley, of South Aiken High; Jonathan Larry, of North Augusta High; Kyle Mackey, of Silver Bluff High; and Reona Broadwater, of Strom Thur...

06/01/10 - 12:47pm

Aiken County holds budget hearing tonight

AIKEN -- Aiken County council will hold a public hearing on it $50 million budget tonight. The county's budget is about $1.3 million les than last year and doesn't include a millage increase. The input session will be held at 7 p.m. at 736 Richland Avenue. Visit to view a comple...

06/01/10 - 12:37pm

Author of Oxendine complaint decries call for delay

ATLANTA -- The man who authored a complaint against Republican gubernatorial candidate John Oxendine filed a legal brief this morning detailing past Oxendine complaints before the State Ethics Commission and urging the court not to delay a June 24 commission hearing....

06/01/10 - 12:31pm

Update: Perdue signs water rules

BUFORD, Ga. - Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed legislation today meant to conserve water and to help resolve a legal dispute that could cost metro Atlanta much of its water supply.

06/01/10 - 1:32pm

State traffic fatalities drop; Richmond reports arrests

The Georgia Department of Public Safety says only four people died in traffic accidents around the state during the Memorial Day weekend.

06/01/10 - 6:26pm

Savannah police find body in the river

SAVANNAH -- Savannah-Chatham police have recovered a man's body that was spotted Monday night floating in the Savannah River. Shortly after 9 p.m., occupants of a tugboat noticed the body in the river, said Gena Moore, metro police spokeswoman. The body was taken to the Georgia Ports Authority, wher...

06/01/10 - 6:05am

Democrat SC governor hopefuls to debate

CHARLESTON, S.C. - With only a week to go before the South Carolina primary, the three Democrats who would be governor are debating on the state's coast. State Education Superintendent Jim Rex, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen and state Sen. Robert Ford meet in a debate being televised this even...

06/01/10 - 5:59am

F-16s start night flights over SC

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. - Residents in central South Carolina are going to hear the roar of F-16 fighter jet engines well into the evening this week.

06/01/10 - 5:54am
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