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Man dies today of gunshot

A 19-year-old Augusta man died this morning after being shot Monday night, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

08/18/09 - 8:39am

Scott to seek husband's school board term

Patsy Scott, the widow of Richmond County Board of Education member Joe Scott, will run for the position. Mrs. Scott, a registered nurse, will seek the unexpired term of the District 5 school board member, who died last month, according to an e-mail sent this morning. "I will run to fill my husban...

01/08/10 - 12:21pm

Bedden and Nagle to address technology with businesswomen

Dana Bedden, superintendent for Richmond County Schools, and Charles Nagle, superintendent for Columbia County Schools, are the guest speakers for today's Women in Business lunch.

01/08/10 - 12:58pm

S.C. woman loses 13 teeth, wins $2 million

COLUMBIA — A Sumter woman has won a $2 million jury verdict against a dental clinic that mistakenly pulled 13 teeth. Twenty-eight-year-old Elizabeth Smith wanted three teeth pulled when she went to the Sexton Dental Clinic in Florence in 2006. Her lawsuit says a dentist at the clinic pulled al...

08/18/09 - 7:16am

Be aware of school buses, pupils

Now that area schools are back in session after the summer break, motorists once again must take caution in school zones and around buses. Drivers are reminded to give buses clearance and plenty of room on the road, stop for flashing lights, observe school zone speed limits, and beware of pupils wa...

08/18/09 - 7:11am

Prosecutor won't fight suspension

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina prosecutor won't challenge a six-month suspension of his driver's license for his refusal to take a breath test after a drunken-driving arrest. Barney Giese said that he won't fight the suspension of his driver's license for the arrest in Charleston ...

08/18/09 - 6:32am

Ex-Korean leader, Nobel laureate, dies

SEOUL, South Korea -– Former President Kim Dae-jung, who survived assassination attempts during his years as a dissident and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his reconciliation efforts with communist North Korea, died Tuesday. He was 85. Kim, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia since last mo...

08/18/09 - 6:26am

South Fulton woman shot, toddler son beaten

CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, Ga. — Police say a woman was shot and he 1-year-old son beaten during a home invasion in south Fulton County. Chattahoochee Hills police Chief Damon Jones says 22-year-old Nikki Neely was shot in the head during the attack just before 9 p.m. Monday. WSB radio reported tha...

08/18/09 - 5:51am

UGA construction work keeps turning up old treasures

ATHENS, Ga. -- A renovation project on one of the University of Georgia's oldest buildings has turned into an archaeological treasure hunt, and after weeks of digging, the treasure pile just keeps growing. Yet another priceless relic from UGA's past turned up in New College's historic N...

08/18/09 - 5:03am

Georgia Power being asked about solar program participation

ATLANTA - A Georgia utility regulator is trying to find out why there are more people interested in selling solar power than there are willing to pay extra to buy it. Stan Wise, one of five members of the state Public Service Commission, wants to know if the Georgia Power Co. is doing enough to mar...

08/18/09 - 4:52am
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