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Commission again tables decision to create nuisance properties ordinance

Harrisburg activist Lori Davis again asked the Augusta Commission to form a task force for drafing a Chronic Nuisance Properties Ordinance today, and commissioners again voted to take her proposal under advisement. Afterward, she and 22 fellow activists posted themselves outside the front and back ...

01/20/10 - 11:41pm

Candidates forum tonight

The Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government will hold a candidate forum at 7 tonight at the Julian Smith BBQ Pit on Milledge Road. Each candidate who shows up will get three minutes to speak, and the committee will endorse candidates for commission seats and the vacant District 5 seat...

10/06/09 - 2:32pm

Aiken County man wanted in connection to several area burglaries

AIKEN – Authorities are searching for an Aiken County man wanted in connection to several burglaries and possessing a stolen vehicle. Marquis E. Cummings, 26, of the 1900 block Seaborn Drive, North Augusta, is wanted for burglary, grand larceny and possession of a stolen vehicle, Aiken County ...

10/06/09 - 2:30pm

SRS uranium shipments to start in December

SALT LAKE CITY - An official with the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site says shipments of nearly 15,000 drums of depleted uranium scheduled for disposal in Utah are set to start in December - two months later than originally estimated.

10/06/09 - 3:02pm

Man arrested in bar fight

Deputies arrested an Augusta man for beating another man with a pool cue at a local bar early this morning....

10/06/09 - 12:30pm

H1N1 vaccine available in GA; soon in SC

Vaccine against the new influenza A H1N1 virus is in Georgia and is coming to South Carolina as the first 2.2 million doses roll out to the states and make their way to local health clinics, a process that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today would likely be ...

10/06/09 - 4:43pm

Historic Augusta releases most-endangered sites list

Historic Augusta released its annual most-endangered sites list today.

10/06/09 - 4:42pm

Jury awards pavers after DOT denied contracts

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A federal jury has awarded the owners of a defunct Georgia paving company $150 million after finding that the company lost valuable state road contracts because a Marietta laboratory used a flawed method in assessing its work. Douglas Asphalt Co. of Douglas, Ga., was fired by the G...

10/06/09 - 5:38am

Cast netter hauls in artificial arm off St. Simon Island pier

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Fishermen often brag about catching one as long your arm. Sam Newton caught the arm. Newton, 66, was throwing his cast net off the St. Simons Island pier last week when he pulled up an artificial arm. "It scared the heck out of me,'' he said. "Hell, I'm hoping...

10/06/09 - 12:42pm

Gov. Sanford's lawyers facing noon deadline in ethics case

Lawyers argue the House has no authority to act as a prosecutor.

10/06/09 - 9:42am
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