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Bank bag robbed before deposit made

A mall business employee trying to make a deposit was robbed at a bank branch Thursday.   The employee of Augusta Mall Proactiv was attempting to deposit the store's money into the night deposit at the 3440 Wrightsboro Road Wachovia Bank branch about  10:15 p.m., according to a Sherif...

05/07/10 - 11:25am

Update: Public pitches in to trim golf gardens

The former golf gardens property on Reynolds Street got a needed trim Thursday, courtesy of the civic group that sponsors the Georgia-Carolina State Fair.

05/07/10 - 1:38pm

Carbon monoxide kills Hilton Head couple

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - A couple has died at their South Carolina home after carbon monoxide from their running vehicle entered the home through a door to the garage. The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island reported the Beaufort County coroner's office has ruled the deaths an a...

05/07/10 - 9:40am

Atlanta's firefighter tests investigated

ATLANTA - Atlanta's human resources office says it's looking into allegations of cheating on fire department promotion tests. Commissioner Sherri Thompson Dickerson said Thursday there are allegations that some firefighters were given the answers to questions before they took the exam. Fire and...

05/07/10 - 9:11am

Atlanta issues bad air alert

ATLANTA - Georgia environment officials have issued a Code Orange air quality alert for metro Atlanta. The state Environmental Protection Division issued the alert for Friday. Meteorologist Rob Handel with the National Weather Service says children and people with special sensitivities to air q...

05/07/10 - 9:00am

7 hurt in Metter bus wreck

METTER, Ga.  - A Greyhound bus carrying 40 passengers from Savannah to Atlanta ran off the road and hit a ditch, injuring seven.

05/07/10 - 8:51am

7 hurt in Metter bus wreck

METTER, Ga.  - A Greyhound bus carrying 40 passengers from Savannah to Atlanta ran off the road and hit a ditch, injuring seven.

05/07/10 - 8:51am

Squirrel blamed for power outage

A squirrel that got into a transmission line caused a brief power outage this morning that affected 22 Georgia Power customers and knocked out several Augusta traffic lights. The outage, which happened just after 8 a.m., lasted less than 10 minutes, said Georgia Power spokeswoman Lynn Wallace. ...

05/07/10 - 2:23pm

Leases sought to test wind turbines off Ga. coast

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Southern Co. has asked the U.S. Department of the Interior for ocean leases off the coasts of Jekyll Island and Savannah to erect research towers.

 

05/07/10 - 9:37am

Native sons speak to SC grads

COLUMBIA  - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson will be among the speakers for graduation ceremonies at the University of South Carolina. Robinson will speak today and Saturday afternoons. Bernanke will speak on Saturday morning. Rob...

05/07/10 - 5:53am
 
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