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Aiken morning wreck slows traffic

An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a school bus on Columbia Highway North near Keys Pond Road this morning  slowed traffic along the roadway.

02/23/10 - 9:24am

SC bills would extend property tax breaks

COLUMBIA - Lawmakers in South Carolina are considering a lifeline for stuggling homeowners: allow them to pay a lower property tax rate on two homes if they're unable to sell one or have to move for a new job.

 

02/23/10 - 7:18am

Board moves toward decision on bond vote

A bond referendum for school construction and renovation in Aiken County could cost the ownes of a $100,000 home another $90 a year.

02/23/10 - 12:24am

Nuclear group sponsors student essay contest

Sunday is the deadline for an essay contest that the Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness is sponsoring  for high school juniors and seniors.

02/22/10 - 5:48pm

8 students hurt; Ga. driver charged in bus wreck

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Eight students are recovering from minor injuries and a veteran school bus driver has been charged with failure to maintain his lane after the bus wrecked today in College Park.

02/22/10 - 5:07pm

Georgia bill would end touch-screen voting

ATLANTA -- Popular touch-screen voting could become a thing of the past in Georgia if legislation outlawing the machines passes.

02/22/10 - 2:09pm

Lightning hits Atlanta suburb gas line this morning

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Officials in Johns Creek say lightning struck a gas line today in the north Fulton County community during a thunderstorm, and nearby residents were evacuated.

02/22/10 - 11:04am

Twin held in Ga. killing implicates brother

ATLANTA  - A man arrested on the basis of DNA evidence in the killing of a DeKalb County schoolteacher has been released - and his identical twin is charged with murder

02/22/10 - 9:24am

Victoria's Secret: Who's stealing perfume?

ATHENS -- Athens authorities are investigating repeated thefts of perfume at the Victoria's Secret in Georgia Square Mall.

02/22/10 - 7:12am

Peach County getting inquires on 4-day week

An official of the Peach County school system, which switched to a four-day week in the fall, says he has received calls from at least 20 other Georgia school systems asking about the change.

02/21/10 - 8:58pm
 
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