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Search under way for missing North Augusta woman

The North Augusta Department of Public Safety is searching for a 75-year-old woman in the Village Parkway area. She was last seen at her residence, 201 Village Parkway, about 1 p.m., according to Lt. Tim Pearson. The woman, described as white with gray-brown hair, was wearing a white shirt with bl...

07/31/09 - 2:22pm

Tiger shoots 63; Vaughn Taylor in contention

GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Tiger Woods has shot a season-low, second-round 63 to move into contention at the Buick Open. Poor putting led to an awful start in the first round in Woods’ first tournament since missing the cut at the British Open. Woods teed off early Friday morning, hit...

07/31/09 - 1:59pm

New Ellenton magistrate moves office

The New Ellenton magistrate's office has been temporarily relocated to the Aiken magistrate's office at 1680 Richland Avenue West in Aiken, according to an Aiken County government release. Aiken County Assistant Administrator Todd Glover said the recent move is the result of a fire a few mo...

08/01/09 - 7:14am

Back to school festival at Evans Middle School

Columbia County’s Back to School Festival will be held today at Evans Middle School. Held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the annual event provides visitors with information on immunization requirements, before- and after-school programs, bus schedules, school calendars and extracurricular activitie...

08/01/09 - 7:53am

Rabies vaccination clinic today

A low-cast rabies vaccination clinic will be held today at a Martinez fire station. Sponsored by Columbia County Animal Care and Control and the Columbia County Humane Society, the clinic runs from 1-3 p.m. at the Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue headquarters at 3910 Desoto Drive. Administered by Eva...

08/01/09 - 7:50am

S.C. prep football teams begin practice

With opening games less than a month away, the opening day of practice was the first of a series of steps as teams progress toward their first game.

01/13/10 - 3:30am

Effort to collect school supplies

A drive to collect school supplies for needy pupils will be held today at four area Wal-Marts. The Stuff the Bus event, sponsored by United Way of the CSRA, will take place from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Wal-Marts in Evans on Washington Road, in Martinez on Bobby Jones Expressway, in Augusta on D...

08/01/09 - 7:56am

Aiken Sheriff's Office announces 'night out' event for Tuesday

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office announced today that along with the Clearwater Village apartment community it will host a 2009 National Night Out event on Tuesday. The gathering, taking place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clearwater Village apartments, will include children's activities, police dis...

07/31/09 - 1:15pm

Fees waived a corps lakes starting Saturday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive all day-use fees Saturday through Aug. 9 at its more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation sites nationwide, including Thurmond Lake near Augusta. The waiver applies to day use fees collected at boat launches and swimming beach facilities. Fees for camping...

07/31/09 - 1:02pm

Edgefield police complain MCG Hospital let suspect go

Another South Carolina law enforcement agency is complaining that Medical College of Georgia Hospital allowed a patient facing criminal charges to leave without notifying police. Edgefield Police Chief Ronald Carter said the hospital let Joseph Williams, leave earlier this week despite knowing he f...

07/31/09 - 1:09pm

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