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North Augusta hair salon burglarized

A North Augusta hair salon was burglarized between late Wednesday and early Thursday. Someone broke into Great Clips and stole a deposit bag containing $520 and a broken safe. According to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report, the burglary occurred some time between 9 p.m. W...

01/21/10 - 11:32pm

Columbia County missionaries plan return trip to Haiti

Donnie and Cindy Rogers hope to create community-wide relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

01/21/10 - 11:23pm

Authorities plan to charge man with murder in death of baby son

Authorities say that they plan to charge an Augusta man with murder following the death of his 3-month-old son on Thursday. Corduray Keith Scott, 22, of the 1800 block of Fayetteville Drive, was arrested on Monday and charged with first-degree cruelty to children, according to Richmond County sher...

01/21/10 - 8:48pm

Aiken chamber won't support highway plan

AIKEN – Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce announced this morning that it withdraws its support for the city’s proposed highway overlay district ordinance due to concerns about costs to business owners. The chamber’s board of directors met this morning to discuss the ordinance, which ...

01/21/10 - 6:58pm

Aiken man arrested for Pickens county murder

AIKEN – An Aiken man and another suspect were arrested in connection to a murder in Pickens County. Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies arrested and charged Christopher Robert Murray, 21, of Clemson Drive, with murder around 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Montmorenci area, Sgt. Dave Myers said in a ...

01/21/10 - 6:53pm

Fast-food employee robbed making bank deposit

An employee of the Bojangles restaurant at 3852 Washington Road was the victim of an armed robbery and carjacking while she was making a bank deposit for the restaurant Wednesday afternoon. According to a Richmond County sheriff's report, the robbery occurred about 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of t...

01/21/10 - 6:38pm

Father catches boys in daughters' room, makes them pray

SYLVANIA, Ga. – A Screven County father who found two young men hiding in the bathroom of his house held them at gunpoint and made them pray aloud until deputies arrived and arrested them on charges of criminal trespass. Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile said the man’s daughters, age 14 an...

01/21/10 - 6:30pm

ASU remembers student who died suddenly this week

Kristen Thompson, 20, a junior psychology major, died unexpectedly Wednesday.

01/21/10 - 6:29pm

Georgia lawmakers resist hospital tax idea

ATLANTA -- Legislative budget writers today expressed their reluctance to imposing a new, 1.6-percent tax on hospitals proposed by Gov. Sonny Perdue. The governor’s commissioner of community health testified before a joint meeting of the House and Senate appropriations committees this morning,...

01/21/10 - 2:04pm

Columbia commission candidate for chairman to announce

Retired businessman Brett McGuire will formally announce this evening his intention run for Columbia County Commission chairman. McGuire will make the announcement at 6 p.m. during the grand opening of his campaign headquarters at 4158 Washington Road, Suite 10, Evans. An Appling resident, McGuire i...

05/18/10 - 10:39pm
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