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Judge won't reconsider his ruling in James Brown estate case

Circuit Judge Jack Early refused today to reconsider his approval of a settlement involving the estate of James Brown. The 75-page motion to reconsider, which was filed earlier this month by former estate trustees Adele Pope and Robert Buchanan, was not granted by Judge Early in a hearing at the Bam...

07/09/14 - 7:16pm

Sports: Venus, Serena reach Wimbledon semis

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon semifinals after beating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-2, 6-3. Williams broke the eighth-seeded Azarenka for a 5-3 lead in the second set and then served out the match at love Tuesday, converting her first match point with a f...

06/30/09 - 12:29pm

Wrens man accused of shooting fleeing suspect is now out of jail

A Wrens man accused of shooting a fleeing suspect in his backyard has been released from jail.

06/30/09 - 10:43am

Jackson tribute tonight in downtown Augusta

A prayer vigil and musical tribute honoring Michael Jackson till be held at 7 p.m. today at the James Brown statue on Broad Street

06/30/09 - 8:48am

Jackson tribute tonight in Augusta

Music fans can hail to the King of Pop tonight in downtown Augusta.

06/30/09 - 9:52am

Plane crashes into Indian Ocean with 153 onboard

A passenger jet from Yemen with 153 people onboard crashed in the Indian Ocean early today as it tried to land on the island nation of Comoros.

06/30/09 - 10:47am

Congressman Broun to celebrate Grovetown 4th

Congressman Paul Broun will attend Saturday's July Fourth barbecue in Grovetown, according to a statement from his office. It will be the third year the 10th District Republican has attended the event, which offers free food and entertainment. Activities begin at noon at Liberty Park Community...

06/30/09 - 7:11am

Aiken school board weighs budget tonight

AIKEN -- The Aiken County school board meets tonight to approve its 2009-10 budget, but it’s uncertain if additional classroom cuts will be on the table. The 7 p.m. meeting will be held at 1000 Brookhaven Drive. Budget information can be found at 01/08/10 - 11:37am

Boy, two adults drown in pool

EASLEY, S.C. — An 8-year-old child and two adults have drowned in a swimming pool in what authorities said was a tragic accident. The bodies of the boy and his aunt and uncle were found in an Easley pool this afternoon, media outlets reported. Assistant Pickens County Sheriff Tim Morgan says ...

06/29/09 - 9:45pm

Fort Gordon to get $6.3 million child development center

A Washington, D.C., contractor will build a $6.3 million child development and day-care complex at Fort Gordon under a contract awarded last week by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which oversees construction on military bases. The contract to Lifecycle Construction Services, LLC, includes constru...

06/29/09 - 4:59pm

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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