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Aiken schools project 50 vacancies next year

AIKEN -- Aiken County schools will have at least 50 vacancies heading into next year, according to Joyce Stanley, Human Resources director.

04/15/10 - 3:20pm

Ga. House leader Keen leaving office

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - House Majority Leader Jerry Keen announced today that he is not seeking re-election.

04/15/10 - 2:06pm

Ga. House panel would curb water transfer

ATLANTA - - An amendment to restrict the transfer of water from one river basin to another won passage today in the House Natural Resources Committee.

04/15/10 - 1:38pm

New waste facility for Barnwell

Utah-based EnergySolutions plans to build a new radioactive waste processing facility at its Barnwell, S.C., site.

04/15/10 - 12:07pm

Second Columbia County burglary suspect arrested

One of two burglary suspects that Columbia County lawmen had spent much of Thursday searching for around Hardy McManus Road was found hiding under a house around 9 p.m., Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said.

04/15/10 - 10:40pm

Inmate flees transition center

The U.S. Marshals Service and Richmond County Sheriff's Office are searching for an inmate that escaped from a local transitional center. Reginald Latray Frazier, 40, was incarcerated at the Augusta Transitional Center for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to a sheriff's...

05/28/10 - 9:48pm

Fight after soccer game injures Westside student

An 18-year-old Westside High School student was injured Wednesday in a fight that began after a soccer game at Laney Stadium. The victim's mother said her daughter was kicked several times in the face and head by another player wearing cleats, according to a Richmond County Sheri...

04/15/10 - 11:34am

I-20, Bobby Jones closures planned

Crews will close lanes on the Interstate 20 westbound ramp to eastbound Bobby Jones Expressway Friday to repair the concrete roadway. They will also be shutting down lanes in the eastbound Bobby Jones Expressway ramp onto Wheeler Road and the east and westbound Wheeler Road ramps to eastbound Bobby ...

04/15/10 - 11:22am

SC Senate OKs cigarette tax hike

COLUMBIA - South Carolina senators have approved raising the nation's lowest cigarette tax by 50 cents a pack. South Carolina's current cigarette tax of 7 cents a pack hasn't increased since 1977, when a pack cost 49 cents. By a 32-12 vote, the Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to ra...

04/15/10 - 11:00am

Civil rights leader Hooks dies

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Benjamin L. Hooks, a champion of minorities and the poor who as executive director of the NAACP increased the group's stature while quelling fear created by a 1989 firebomber who targeted his group, has died. He was 85. State Rep. Ulysses Jones, a member of the church were ...

04/15/10 - 10:36am
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