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Public floats ideas for master plan

Architects developing a citywide master plan stretching from south Augusta to west Augusta to downtown got their first earful from the general public tonight....

01/20/10 - 11:13pm

Man found on Chipper Jones' Texas ranch believed to be illegal immigrant

The man, who had ID on him, was believed to be an illegal immigrant from Mexico who crossed the border about 12 miles from the ranch.

08/20/09 - 8:46pm

SC man accused of operating $2.5M ponzi scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Authorities accuse a 63-year-old South Carolina man of bilking dozens of investors out of more than $2.5 million. U.S. Attorney Walt Wilkins announced Thursday that Oren Eugene Sullivan of Rock Hill is charged with operating a ponzi scheme between January 1995 and November 200...

08/20/09 - 7:58pm

Cash for Clunkers to end on Monday

The Obama administration will end the popular $3 billion program on Monday, giving car shoppers a few more days to take advantage of big government incentives.

08/20/09 - 8:48pm

Man sentenced to 10 years for bank robberies

A convicted bank robbery who held up banks in Augusta and Macon was sentenced to 10 years in prison today. Donald Bernard Kelly will have to serve the time in federal prison without possibility of parole. U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall departed from the federal sentencing guidelines to im...

08/20/09 - 4:35pm

Mirror names new publisher

Todd Rainwater has been named publisher of The McDuffie Mirror.

08/20/09 - 4:03pm

Reward offered for info about murder

Authorities are offering a $1,000 cash reward for information in the murder of 19-year-old Daryl Lamar Walden. Mr. Walden, of Shilo Street, was shot in the chest Monday night at Salem Arms Apartments, 2243 Rosier Road, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Peebles. He was standing o...

08/20/09 - 6:49pm

Ga. colleges working on plans to furlough workers

ATLANTA - Georgia colleges are hammering out plans to furlough employees for six days this school year.

08/20/09 - 2:48pm

Augusta State basketball to receive live TV coverage

The Augusta State men's basketball team will receive national television exposure when the Jaguars play host to Montevallo on Feb. 13. The contest will be televised on CBS College Sports Network, and it will be the first time the school has had national exposure for a sporting event at Christenb...

08/20/09 - 2:55pm

Columbia County couple arrested on drug charges

Columbia County authorities arrested an Appling couple Wednesday night on numerous drug charges after drugs were found in their vehicle during a traffic stop and in their Appling home. Steven Curtis Newman, 42, was stopped by deputies at about 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Washington and Davis roads in Ma...

08/20/09 - 12:22pm
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