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Fog greets morning motorists again

For the second morning in a row, dense fog has covered the Augusta area. It should last until about 10 a.m.

05/06/10 - 8:05am

Marijuana brownies sicken Effingham County students, police say

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Several Effingham County high school students were taken to an area hospital Monday after consuming brownies authorities believe were laced with marijuana. Effingham County sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said five students became ill after eating the brownies at school Mond...

05/06/10 - 6:05am

Trainees to take citizens' oath at SC Army post

FORT JACKSON, S.C. - More than 50 soldiers from 35 countries who have nearly completed basic training are to be sworn in as American citizens at a South Carolina Army post. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services spokeswoman Chris Rhatigan says 53 soldiers are taking the oath at Fort Jac...

05/06/10 - 5:39am

Gwinnett cops find drugs growing inside TV

SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Authorities have arrested a Snellville man after they say they found marijuana growing in his TV. Gwinnett County Sheriff's deputies were evicting Warren English from his home Wednesday when authorities say they found the plants. Authorities say they recovered six marijuana plants ...

05/06/10 - 5:36am

SC regulators hold hearing on rate request

GRANITEVILLE - South Carolina regulators will listen today to public comments about a utility's request to raise rates. The public can comment on the request by South Carolina Electric & Gas tonight at Aiken Technical College in Graniteville. SCE&G is seeking a rate increase to hel...

05/06/10 - 5:32am

Caller vows gunplay over salad dressing

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A man called a grocery store Wednesday and threatened to kill people because he didn't get an advertised discount on his salad dressing, police say. A clerk at the Food Lion on Market Place Drive told a North Augusta Public Safety officer that the irate customer on the phone sounded...

05/06/10 - 5:57am

Details emerge in North Augusta shooting

Police are searching for a suspected shooter in the area of the 600 block of Ridgefield Road in North Augusta.

07/01/10 - 7:56pm

Performing pair coming to the Bell

B.B. King will be in Augusta Saturday at the Bell Auditorium with a longtime collaborator, his guitar, Lucille. Check out our list of other guitar legends and their famous instruments in this week's Applause.


05/05/10 - 5:22pm

Meeting to boost community effort

A group of local residents will meet Tuesday to gather input on a new program that seeks to increase youth community involvement and dissuade gang activity. Joey Traina, campaign director for Peace on the Streets, will meet with community members at 7 p.m. at the Inner Bean Café, 139 Davis Rd...

05/05/10 - 4:26pm

Outsider should investigate SC mayor crash

COLUMBIA - An official in South Carolina's capital city says an outside law enforcement agency should investigate a wreck involving the mayor-elect. Multiple media outlets report that Columbia City Councilwoman Belinda Gergel said today the Highway Patrol should take over the investigation...

05/05/10 - 4:17pm
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