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Augustan helps subdue woman on flight

An Augusta man helped subdue a woman aboard a cross-country flight early Monday morning.

03/31/10 - 2:47pm

Storm damage estimated at $4.4 million in S.C.

Sunday's storms caused an estimated $4.4 million in damages in South Carolina.

03/30/10 - 5:12pm

SC hospital could face millions in fines

COLUMBIA - A South Carolina hospital that a jury says had an improper relationship with some of its doctors could be asked to pay the federal government nearly $45 million in damages.

03/30/10 - 5:00pm

Ex-American Idol finalist arrested in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A former "American Idol" finalist is out of jail after Savannah authorities arrested her for fighting in a local park Monday night.

03/30/10 - 4:56pm

Republican lawmaker wants to impeach Ga. attorney general

ATLANTA - A Republican lawmaker has filed a resolution to bring articles of impeachment against Democratic Attorney General Thurbert Baker for failing to file a lawsuit challenging a new federal health care law.

04/01/10 - 11:18am

City of Aiken meets today on strategic plan for next decade

The city of Aiken is seeking citizen opinion. Beginning today the city will hold a series of five meetings to receive input on shaping Aiken for the next 10 years

03/30/10 - 4:39pm

Grovetown student arrested on drug charge

Police arrested a Grovetown High School student today on a drug possession charge. During a drug search at the school using canines, authorities found three marijuana cigarettes inside a Chevy Colorado belonging to 17-year-old Timothy Cole Gress, said Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris. Gr...

03/30/10 - 4:55pm

Filing ends for SC candidates in primaries

COLUMBIA - The last day of filing for South Carolina candidates running in June primaries has brought some surprises. The two-week window for filing with the Republican and Democratic parties ended at noon today. Previously unannounced candidates included former Democratic state Rep. Robert Bar...

03/30/10 - 2:39pm

Update: Candidate Deal defends ethics

GAINESVILLE, Ga.  - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Nathan Deal fired back against ethics allegations, calling the decision by congressional investigators to release the findings of its probe of his financial dealings "political payback." A fiery Deal made the remarks at a news conference in h...

03/30/10 - 4:51pm

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce president resigns

An e-mailed announcement from the chamber said that Jim Tingen quit, effective today, "to pursue other career interests."

03/30/10 - 5:56pm
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