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Sanford ally awaits SLED report

COLUMBIA -- Sen. Tom Davis, a longtime friend and former chief of staff to Gov. Mark Sanford, has been sticking up for the embattled governor, but today the Beaufort County senator said he expects “to form my official position very shortly.” Calls for Sanford’s resignation have been ...

07/01/09 - 6:48pm

Wilkerson signs with Red Sox

BOSTON – Former Augusta State star Shannon Wilkerson has signed with the Boston Red Sox. The team announced the deal Wednesday, along with first-round draft pick Reymond Fuentes. Fuentes, who played for Fernando Callejo High School in Puerto Rico, was assigned to the Gulf Coast Red Sox of the ...

07/01/09 - 6:04pm

Richmond tax digest shrinks slightly

The Richmond County tax digest shrank over the past year, ending an upward trend that had characterized the latter part of the decade. The assessed (40 percent) gross value of taxable property dropped from $5.11 billion last year to $5.09 billion this year – a 0.35 percent decrease. After exe...

07/01/09 - 5:44pm

Augusta chamber honored nationally

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce has been ranked in the top 10 nationally for membership retention in 2008.

07/01/09 - 5:42pm

Sanford backs out of promise to release travel records

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has backed out of a promise to release personal financial records proving he did not use state money for trips to see his mistress.

07/01/09 - 4:06pm

Sanford backs out of promise to release records

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has backed out of a promise to release personal financial records proving he did not use state money for trips to see his mistress.

07/01/09 - 3:48pm

Coal train derails near Atlanta, damages tracks

UNION CITY, Ga. - Seventeen cars of a coal train have derailed and tipped over in south Fulton County.

07/01/09 - 3:46pm

Fort Gordon brush fire out

A brush fire near Fort Gordon's Gate 1 is now out, officials say. Fort Gordon firefighters will continue to monitor the area for hot spots because it is very dry, said spokeswoman Marla Jones....

07/01/09 - 6:51pm

Library branch to close early

The Friedman Branch Library, located at 1447 Jackson Road, closed at 4 p.m. today because of a malfunctioning air conditioner.

07/01/09 - 4:03pm

SRS announces 2 job fairs

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that its Savannah River Operations Office and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will hold two town hall meetings and job fairs on the site’s Recovery Act projects. The events in Aiken and Augusta are designed to provide the public with information a...

01/19/10 - 1:21am

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