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North Augusta woman, 75, dies in wreck

A 75-year-old North Augusta woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-car collision on Highway 421 in Aiken County today. According to a statement released by Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, Daisy Mae Ingram was the unrestrained front seat passenger in a 2000 GMC Jimmy SUV driven by her gra...

07/10/09 - 3:49pm

Mickelson to skip British Open

Wants to be with his wife as she starts her recovery from breast cancer

07/10/09 - 3:31pm

Augusta's 'green' hotel open on Gordon Highway

Being powered by the sun and cooled by the earth makes it different than any other hotel in Augusta. The new Comfort Inn & Suites on Gordon Highway near Bobby Jones Expressway hosted city leaders this morning. “It is such a great day for Augusta, our first green hotel,” said Augusta ...

01/20/10 - 11:59pm

Columbia County to review CRCT results before releasing

Columbia County school officials backtracked today on their announced intention to release the latest results for the state-mandated CRCT exam this week. On Tuesday school officials said they hoped to release the results before the weekend, but had to factor in the results of retests taken last mo...

07/10/09 - 2:11pm

Search committee announced to select new MCG president

Augusta businessmen Clay Boardman and Walter Dukes will be among the Medical College of Georgia presidential search committee members looking for a replacement for President Daniel W. Rahn, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents announced today....

07/10/09 - 1:23pm

ASU professor to testify on finance

Augusta State University professor of finance Brigitte Ziobrowski has been invited to testify before the U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Monday during a hearing entitled Preventing Unfair Trading by Government Officials....

01/19/10 - 10:44pm

Nude sunbathers discovered in Appling church cemetery

While searching Thursday afternoon for a stray dog in an Appling graveyard, a Columbia County Animal Care and Control officer came across an unexpected sight – a man and woman sunbathing in the nude. “I was a little shocked,” Animal Control officer Russell Swann said. “I was exp...

07/10/09 - 12:20pm

Is this a safe place to eat?

If you’re considering food safety, this Checkers restaurant at 3050 Washington Road is an OK spot. The restaurant received a score of 86 during its recent health inspection. Coming Sunday: a list of 1,200 restaurant scores.

07/10/09 - 1:21pm

Frenchman wins Tour de France stage

ARCALIS, Andorra – Brice Feillu of France has won the seventh stage of the Tour de France in a solo breakaway. It was not immediately clear who would take the yellow jersey from Fabian Cancellara, who trailed far behind the main pack. Astana teammates Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador are i...

07/10/09 - 11:37am

Prisons look to trim costs, but most changes offer few savings

ATLANTA -- Cutting the household budget in lean times can be tricky for anyone -- especially so for the Georgia Department of Corrections with more than 50,000 inmates to house, feed and guard. Like all state divisions, the department has had to tighten its belt some, though not as much as some agen...

07/10/09 - 10:56am

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