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Athens crime surge worries returning UGA students

ATHENS, Ga. -- Carson Strickland plans to be completely moved into his new Athens digs by this weekend, but until he's finished, he'll fret about the belongings he already brought from his home in Columbus. "I'm pretty uncomfortable leaving my stuff here," the University of Georgia seni...

08/08/09 - 4:14am

If UGA cuts more, jobs will go

ATHENS, Ga. -- More than 100 University of Georgia workers could lose their jobs if Gov. Sonny Perdue orders another round of budget cuts, according to documents the university released Friday. Those UGA jobs are safe if cuts don't go beyond the 5 percent Mr. Perdue has already ordered for the ...

08/08/09 - 4:08am

Cars broken into at tonight's GreenJackets game

Three cars were broken into during the course of tonight’s GreenJackets game against the Charleston RiverDogs, a Richmond County sheriff’s investigator said. Suspects broke into the vehicles parked between Wood and Milledge streets behind Lake Olmstead Stadium between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fr...

08/07/09 - 9:46pm

Man arrested in fatal shooting tonight

Police say an Augusta man was fatally shot tonight by a boarder in his home. Joseph Dominic Hoehn, 41, of the 200 block of Deerfield Lane, has been charged in the shooting death.

08/07/09 - 10:31pm

Aiken woman dies in motorcycle crash

An Aiken woman was killed in a Friday morning motorcycle crash. Christie Valenzuela, 35, was pronounced dead at Medical College of Georgia Hospital at 3:55 p.m. Friday, according to a news release from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton....

08/07/09 - 9:27pm

View back to school photo galleries

View hundreds of Spotted photos from Richmond County’s first day of school. Galleries include snapshots of students and faculty at Butler and Glenn Hills high schools, Pine Hill and Hephzibah middle schools, A. Brian Merry and...

01/14/10 - 10:01pm

Broncos agree to terms with 1st-round pick Moreno

The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with top pick Knowshon Moreno, the first running back selected in the NFL draft.

08/07/09 - 7:23pm

Three arrested after marijuana plants are found

Three people were arrested this afternoon after police say marijuana and weapons were confiscated at two Columbia County homes. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the Grovetown home of Henry Morris, 39, at the 800 block of Morris Road, and the Mar...

08/07/09 - 6:19pm

Community-wide PTA event set for Saturday

The second annual Community PTA event will be held Saturday at the Augusta State University Sports Complex on Wrightsboro Road. The event, from noon to 3 p.m., is organized by the Richmond County Council of Parent Teacher Associations. It will feature information about each of the county’s pub...

01/19/10 - 9:45pm

Boston dumps ineffective former Brave

The Boston Red Sox cut the struggling Smoltz on Friday, a day after the New York Yankees sent the 42-year-old righty to yet another early exit.

08/07/09 - 6:43pm

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