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Early voting starts today for state Senate runoff

Early voting starts today for state Senate runoff Early voting for a runoff election to fill the vacant state senate District 22 seat will begin today. Voters can cast their ballots early through Jan. 29 at the Board of Elections office at 530 Greene St. Polling hours are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. ...

01/13/10 - 6:28am

DOE official tours SRS

Under Secretary for Energy Kristina Johnson made a goodwill visit to Savannah River Site this week to tour major Recovery Act cleanup projects and reiterate the department's willingness to forge a better work environment at the site....

01/13/10 - 6:18am

Rail work closing Sixth Street

Part of Sixth Street in downtown Augusta will be closed until Jan. 29 from the Walton Way overpass to Telfair Street. Crews will be replacing a Norfolk Southern railroad track in that area, according to a Richmond County Engineering Department press release....

01/13/10 - 5:52am

SC lawmakers rebuke Gov. Sanford

COLUMBIA — South Carolina state representatives formally reprimanded Gov. Mark Sanford today for secret trips to see his Argentine mistress and improper use of state aircraft. The lawmakers voted 102-11 to censure Sanford for bringing "ridicule, dishonor, disgrace and shame" to himself and the...

01/13/10 - 11:57am

Gov. Perdue tells lawmakers funds will be scarce for Georgia

Governor tells lawmakers it is "our time now to carry the heavy load" for the sake of our children and grandchildren.

01/13/10 - 10:11pm

State estimates $25 million in Ga. insured losses

ATLANTA — Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine says insured losses in north Georgia from the recent snow and ice storm is estimated at $25 million. He said Tuesday that the estimate includes damage to cars as well as homes and businesses and that more than 4,500 claims were reported. The Com...

01/13/10 - 5:41am

Laney rolls over Screven County

Laney posted a season-high in points tonight in a 97-77 victory over Screven County, the team that ended its season a year ago in the Region 3-AA tournament. The Wildcats scored the first 10 points and led the entire game even though the Gamecocks limited Rod Hall's penetration with a 1-3-1 def...

01/12/10 - 11:22pm

Mustangs hold off Eagles

LANGLEY — Midland Valley struggled against Air­port’s man-to-man defense tonight, and the visitors nearly pulled off an upset, but Mid­land Valley escaped with a 39-36 win in a sloppy contest. Marquett Carr hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points to lead the Mustangs, who barely ...

01/12/10 - 10:37pm

Aiken County board restores travel budget for Area 4

The Aiken County School Board approved increasing travel expenses for Area 4 this evening, citing its location on the edge of the county. Area 4 covers Ridge Spring, Monetta, Wagener and Salley, each of which involves about a 50-mile trip to the district office for meetings and training. The fully ...

01/12/10 - 9:49pm

Kiffin leaving Vols for Trojans

Lane Kiffin is returning to Southern California as the Trojans' coach after just one season at Tennessee. Kiffin was chosen tonight to replace Pete Carroll, his mentor and employer for six seasons. Kiffin was the Trojans' offensive coordinator before his brief stints with the Oakland Raider...

01/12/10 - 9:14pm
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