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DeMint has $2.6 million for 2010

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's junior U.S. senator, Jim DeMint, reports that he's raised nearly $533,000 for his 2010 re-election campaign.

07/15/09 - 1:11pm

Man gets life for sexual assault

A Grovetown man was sentenced to life in prison today after a jury found him guilty of sexually assaulting a child.

07/15/09 - 1:04pm

Vadis Wylds, longtime employee of The Chronicle, dead at 83

Vadis Wylds Jr., a longtime employee of The Augusta Chronicle, who for years directed the newspaper's delivery as its circulation director, died today at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. He was 83. Mr. Wylds began delivering the newspaper at age 12 in Augusta's old Frog Hollow, Pinch Gut and Ha...

07/15/09 - 1:17pm

25 SC churches vandalized in month

COLUMBIA — Sheriff's deputies say 25 churches in two South Carolina counties have been hit by vandals in the past month.

07/15/09 - 11:58am

Aiken City Council candidate announces

AIKEN -- Steve Homoki announced today his candidacy for an at-large seat on the Aiken City Council. Mr. Homoki has served as a volunteer for a long list of groups, including the Aiken Center for the Arts, Hitchcock Woods Foundation, Aiken County Museum, Symphony Guild and Helping Hands, according t...

01/20/10 - 10:22pm

Sect leader wants to be freed

MACON, Ga. — The founder of the Nuwaubian sect is asking a federal judge to toss out his 135-year prison sentence because he alleges that prosecutors mishandled his 2004 child molestation trial and that witnesses were coerced.

07/15/09 - 1:27pm

SC gov cancels state meetings for trip with wife

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has canceled his schedule this week to take a personal trip with his wife, three weeks after announcing his affair with an Argentine woman.

07/15/09 - 10:44am

School system releases statement on AYP results

Richmond County Superintendent Dana Bedden is cautiously optimistic seeing progress of the school system despite increasing expectations and decreasing resources.

01/15/10 - 12:23am

Police arrest heavily armed man

Police serving a warrant to an Augusta man Tuesday night arrived to find the suspect with more than 20 guns.

07/15/09 - 11:40am

Tree trust donation has got the university covered

A charity started by a Bishop tree farm will donate $1 million worth of trees to replenish the University of Georgia's decimated tree canopy, battered by years of bad weather and construction.

07/15/09 - 8:20am

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