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Aiken high schools honored

Three Aiken County high schools were recognized by the state Education Department today for showing continuous improvements in SAT and ACT scores. The first-year ACT/SAT Performance Improvement Awards showcase schools with high performance and improvement on the college entrance exams over a three-...

02/24/10 - 8:37am

Another group floats idea of expanded Georgia rail system

ATHENS, Ga. -- When Doc Eldridge was elected mayor of Athens-Clarke County in 1998, he thought the next mayor would be riding a new Athens-to-Atlanta passenger rail line. His successor’s term is about to end, and Athenians are no closer to being able to hop a train for Atlanta than they were 1...

01/25/10 - 11:53am

Four suspects identified in fatal weekend shooting

Investigators have released the names of four people arrested in connection to the murder of a former Westside High School running back at McDonald’s on Deans Bridge Road Sunday morning. Those facing murder, aggravated assault and gun charges include: Sean Christopher Bryant, 19, of Alex Lane...

01/25/10 - 9:42am

Equipment stolen from North Augusta driver's license office

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A burglar stole a driver’s license printer and laminator from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles office in North Augusta early Saturday, but officials said today it would be difficult for the thieves to produce phoney licenses. Beth Parks, communications director ...

01/25/10 - 5:43pm

Atlanta foster kids suffer 'high' rate of abuse, neglect, feds say

ATLANTA — Federal monitors say foster children in Fulton and DeKalb counties experience a "high" rate of abuse and neglect while in state care. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that federal monitors found that in the first six months of last year 25 of the 2,348 children in those two sy...

01/25/10 - 7:47am

Ga. panel to weigh ethics reform

ATLANTA — Experts on ethics are set to testify before a legislative panel looking at toughening up Georgia's laws. Today's hearing will be a joint meeting of the House and Senate ethics panels. Bills that have been introduced this session would place caps on the amount that lobbyists...

01/25/10 - 9:33am

Early voting for state Senate runoff expands today

The Richmond County Board of Elections will extend early voting hours to 6 p.m. starting today in the final week to cast ballots early for the state Senate district 22 runoff election. In two weeks of early voting so far, 410 people cast their ballots. The runoff race features Democrats Hardie Davi...

01/25/10 - 5:58am

Board member: Bedden might not get raise this year

Richmond County’s school superintendent could have his contract examined soon, but it might not include a raise, according to at least one board member.

01/29/10 - 7:34am

Saints going to first Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Unheralded Garrett Hartley lifted the New Orleans Saints into their first Super Bowl with a 40-yard field goal in overtime for a 31-28 victory over the Minnesota Vikings for the NFC championship Sunday. After a battered Brett Favre threw away the game with an interception de...

01/24/10 - 10:29pm

Saints going to first Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS - Unheralded Garrett Hartley lifted the New Orleans Saints into their first Super Bowl with a 40-yard field goal in overtime for a 31-28 victory over the Minnesota Vikings for the NFC championship Sunday.

01/24/10 - 10:30pm
 
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