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Property value deadline approaches

Augusta and Columbia County homeowners have until April 1 to officially contest their taxable property values and propose new ones, though declaring a new value doesn't necessarily mean the boards of assessors will concur.Residents can appeal their assessments by completing a form called the Real Pr...

03/25/10 - 6:36pm

Rabid raccoon found in McBean

A raccoon killed in McBean tested positive for rabies Wednesday, Richmond County Health Department said today.A person living on Westbrook Road found the raccoon in a dogpen and killed it. The dog was in the pen but there was no evidence the dog had contact with the raccoon, the health departme...

03/25/10 - 6:05pm

Bill would abolish Golf Hall

Golf Hall of Fame would be abolished in bill Senate considers Friday.

03/25/10 - 5:56pm

Aiken County arrests 4 on drug charges

AIKEN -- Four Aiken County men were arrested today as part of a five-month narcotics investigation.


05/29/10 - 12:35am

Haiti relief effort has collected $22,000

The city of Augusta and Richmond County schools have raised more than $22,000 to help Haitian children.

03/25/10 - 5:33pm

University Hospital's Read retires

 J. Larry Read said today he is retiring as president/CEO of University Health Care System.

03/25/10 - 5:07pm

Carjacker with pocketknife takes vehicle

A carjacker armed with a pocket knife jumped through the open passenger-side window of a car today at the intersection of Laney Walker Boulevard and 10th Street, investigators say. The victim was slowing down as he approached the intersection around 1 p.m. when the robber made his move. The driver p...

03/25/10 - 4:26pm

A.R. Johnson plans career, college fair

A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School is holding a career and college search information fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The fair will be open to all parents and students of the Richmond County School System. Information sessions will be led by college admission recruiters, ...

03/25/10 - 4:14pm

7 Aiken pupils have whooping cough

AIKEN -- Seven Aiken County pupils have a case of the whopping cough, or pertussis, according to Cecelia Davidson, Aiken County associate superintendent of administration. Davidson said there's at least one case each year, but there's no explanation for additional cases this year. The cases are cont...

03/25/10 - 3:58pm

Tiger story attracts Masters media

Tiger Woods' return to golf at this year's Masters Tournament is attracting more interest from news media.

03/25/10 - 5:10pm
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