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World Changers volunteer on Augusta mission

Sharing your faith with all the right words and verses can be hard, especially at 15, said Tiffany Rowlett. “But showing your faith? That's something I can do,” said the Okeechobee, Fla., native. “I can hammer, I can paint.” This week, she will, along with nearly 300 other Southe...

01/20/10 - 10:02pm

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to state's voter ID law

ATLANTA - The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal to the oft-challenged Georgia law that requires voters to show photo identification before they cast their ballots. The move Monday means a January 2009 ruling by a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to upho...

06/08/09 - 2:54pm

Supreme Court won't hear Ga. voter ID issue

ATLANTA - The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal to the oft-challenged Georgia law that requires voters to show photo identification before they cast their ballots. The court's action today means that a January ruling by a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap...

06/08/09 - 3:33pm

GreenJackets shake up roster

A series of Monday morning roster moves has caused a shakeup on the Augusta GreenJackets pitching staff. The Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants lost left-handed reliever Daniel Runzler and right-handed starter Paul Oseguera, who were sent to the Giants' Advanced-A affiliate in San Jo...

06/08/09 - 2:48pm

Young Professionals to face off in charity softball game

The Aiken Young Professionals and Young Professionals of Augusta will have a charity softball Game on Saturday July 11th. The game will be played at Lake Olmstead Stadium with gates opening at 5 p.m. and first pitch at 6. Tickets for the game are $10 which includes entry into the Thursday, July 16 ...

01/11/10 - 5:03pm

NC man arrested on Aiken child sex charge

AIKEN -- A Charlotte, N.C., man has been arrested in what authorities are calling an Internet predator sting by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office. Sampson Nimmo, 25, was arrested Friday after authorities say he communicated with a person he thought was a 12-year-old girl and said that he wante...

06/08/09 - 7:11pm

Aiken center to get more security

AIKEN — Aiken’s city council unanimously agreed tonight to several proposals for tightening security at the H. Odell Weeks Activity Center in light of a recent shooting. The May 17 shooting at the center off Whiskey Road occurred in the middle of the gymnasium during a pick-up basketball ...

06/08/09 - 10:12pm

Aiken school budget to be discussed at Tuesday meeting

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the tentative budget as part of its meeting Tuesday. The current budget does not include $6.9 million in stimulus funds Gov. Mark Sanford will sign for today. Board members are expected to discuss needed budget changes durin...

01/04/10 - 5:28pm

Tiger practices at Bethpage Black

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Tiger Woods returned to the Black Course at Bethpage on Monday, tuning up in prepraration for his U.S. Open title defense. Woods made a detour on his way home from winning the Memorial in Ohio a day earlier, playing 18 holes with swing coach Hank Haney. Newsday reported th...

06/08/09 - 12:46pm

Small plane has emergency, lands on metro Atlanta highway

MARIETTA, Ga. — A small plane with two passengers has made an emergency landing on U.S. 41 in the northern Atlanta suburbs. Authorities say the Italian Sky Arrow was headed for the Cobb County Airport at 11:20 a.m. when the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit and engine failure. Sgt. Dana Pie...

06/08/09 - 12:41pm

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