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History essay contest announced

The Augusta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is looking for entries in the American History Essay Contest. Entrants should be in Richmond County Schools in grades 5-8. All participants receive a certificate acknowledging their entry, while winners receive monetary rewards and qualify fo...

09/02/09 - 8:16am

Rally on health care changes set for Thursday at amphitheater

A coalition of Augustans opposed to the national health care reform plan will hold a rally from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Riverwalk amphitheater. Speakers at the SOC (Stop Obama Care) Rally will include doctors, health care providers, congressmen and other elected officials, and citizens who have...

09/02/09 - 4:43pm

Friends remember victims of Brunswick massacre

These are the stories of the eight people who were found slain in a mobile home park near Brunswick, Ga., on Saturday.

09/02/09 - 11:36am

SC Chamber leader wants fast action on Sanford

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The president of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce says lawmakers should move quickly on the possible impeachment of Gov. Mark Sanford.

09/02/09 - 6:33am

SC AG to discuss Internet predator task force

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster is talking about a task force created to go after people suspected of soliciting children for sex over the Internet.

09/02/09 - 6:21am

Emory moves students with swine flu to own dorm

ATLANTA - Officials at Emory University say about 50 students with swine flu have been moved to a separate dorm.

01/08/10 - 1:22pm

Woman says man assaulted her

A North Augusta woman told police that a man assaulted her Tuesday at a car wash in North Augusta.

09/01/09 - 9:21pm

Arrest made in robbery

An Augusta man has been arrested in connection with a robbery this afternoon at Advanced Insurance Services at 2541 Peach Orchard Road.

09/01/09 - 9:12pm

Woman robbed outside mall

Aiken police are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery today outside the Aiken Mall on Whiskey Road.

09/01/09 - 4:45pm

Area flu cases are up, but mild

There has been an increase in flu-like illness in the Augusta area, but only a few hospitalizations and none of them serious, health officials said.

01/08/10 - 12:57pm
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