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ASU funding situation improves

Potential ASU state funding cuts appear less likely, President Bloodworth said this afternoon.

03/17/10 - 3:57pm

Indictment in Augusta shaken baby death

An Augusta man accused of violently shaking and killing his 3-month-old son was indicted on murder charges Tuesday. The Richmond County grand jury indicted 21-year-old Corduray Keith Scott Sr. with malice and felony murder, as well as four counts of second-degree cruelty to children, according to th...

03/22/10 - 2:16pm

Arrest in Aiken copper theft

AIKEN - Authorities arrested an Aiken man today who is accused of stealing copper and aluminum from an SCE&G substation. Aiken County Sheriff's Office charged Richard Allen Lowe Sr., 43, of the 700 block of Morton Street, with grand larceny, possession of burglary tools, injury to real property ...

05/29/10 - 12:36am

Vendor taking over Saturday Market on the River

A vendor is taking over downtown Augusta's farmer's market for 2010.

07/16/10 - 8:55pm

North Augusta's Hixon seeks SC House seat

NORTH AUGUSTA - Republican Bill Hixon filed Tuesday for South Carolina House of Representatives District 83.

03/17/10 - 1:59pm

Two new restaurants for Aiken

AIKEN - Aikenites will soon have more options to fulfill their bagel and burger cravings. Five Guys Burgers and Fries will open this fall and Einstein Bros. Bagels has plans to open a bagel shop in Aiken as well. Five Guys has selected 1909 Whiskey Road, the site of the old Shoney's, for its locatio...

03/17/10 - 12:20pm

Man in critical condition after Tuesday shooting

A 33-year-old Augusta man remains in critical condition today after he was shot in the chest Tuesday afternoon. Jason O'Tyson is being treated at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for a gunshot wound that police said entered his sternum and exited out of his back, according to Richmond County ...

03/17/10 - 10:40am

No charges in shooting outside Broad Street club

Two people were shot outside a downtown Augusta club at about 2:30 a.m. today. Sheriff's investigators said the shooting stemmed from an argument between two groups of people inside the club. After it closed, they continued arguing outside the club on Eighth Street and one of the men fired a gun, sa...

03/17/10 - 10:34am

Ga. lawmaker wants drug tests for aid recipients

  ATLANTA - A Republican lawmaker is pushing legislation that would require random drug tests for recipients of public assistance, like unemployment benefits and food stamps. The bill from state Rep. Michael Harden would strip benefits from anyone who fails a drug test. Benefits could be restor...

03/22/10 - 2:16pm

Napolitano visits Ga. training center today

BRUNSWICK, Ga.  - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is paying a visit to the nation's largest federal police academy on the Georgia coast. Napolitano is scheduled to observe a training exercise today at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, which trains thousands of law office...

03/17/10 - 5:42am
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