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Well-equipped thieves take Athens ATM

Wachovia has posted a reward after thieves stole an ATM this week from the drive-thru of the bank's Mitchell Bridge Road branch.

07/23/09 - 8:44am

Oxendine: Perdue should've held back teacher furloughs

The leading Republican candidate for governor Wednesday criticized money-saving teacher furloughs and the way Gov. Sonny Perdue handled tri-state water negotiations.

07/23/09 - 8:41am

3 kilos of cocaine found in Emerson traffic stop

EMERSON, Ga. - Bartow County police say they have recovered three kilograms of cocaine during a routine traffic stop in the town of Emerson.

07/23/09 - 8:00am

SC gov heads to Europe with family after affair

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, his wife and sons arrived in London on Thursday early for their European vacation, after leaving Charlotte a day earlier than he said was planned.

07/23/09 - 7:50am

Man arrested after store manager struck by truck

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A Publix store manager told police he was struck by a truck while trying to get its tag number after noticing its driver acted suspiciously inside the grocery. According to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report, at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday the manager of the ...

07/23/09 - 7:22am

ARC plans freshman orientation

The Academy of Richmond County will hold an orientation from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for all first-time freshmen. Principal Tim Spivey said lunch will be provided and buses will be running. Next week, ARC will also hold early registration for students new to the school zone. Many students were rez...

01/13/10 - 10:27pm

Metro Augusta’s June jobless rate hits double digits at 10.1 percent

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported this morning that the unemployment rate in the metro Augusta area rose to 10.1 percent in June, up nine-tenths of one percentage point from May, according to a news release. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped to 10.1...

07/23/09 - 10:54am

Metro Augusta’s June jobless rate hits double digits at 10.1 percent

Metro Augusta’s June jobless rate hits double digits at 10.1 percent ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Augusta area rose to 10.1 percent in June, up nine-tenths of one percentage point from a revised 9.2...

07/23/09 - 6:41am

Loss is first in nine games

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - The Kannapolis Intimidators scored all of their runs with two outs and beat Augusta 5-2 tonight, snapping the GreenJackets’ eight-game winning streak. Eduardo Escobar went 3 for 3, with a two-run triple in the second, to lead Kannapolis. He later scored in the second on an e...

07/22/09 - 10:38pm

Ga. guardsman dies in Afghanistan accident

MARIETTA, Ga. — The Georgia Army National Guard says a guardsman from Dalton has been killed in an accident in Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Ken Baldowski, a guard spokesman, says 34-year-old Spc. Raymundo P. Morales died Tuesday from injuries when the vehicle he was riding in rolled over near Methar ...

07/22/09 - 10:15pm

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Democrats target turnout for Sunday voting

Registered voters in Augusta-Richmond County can cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Advance Voting Center at Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
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