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Richmond school board meets this morning on budget crisis

The Richmond County Board of Education will meet at its offices on Broad Street 9 a.m. to discuss the budget changes that will help offset a projected $24.5 million shortfall. Richmond County Superintendent Dana Bedden told The Chronicle on Wednesday that his goal would be to present a balance budg...

01/08/10 - 1:22pm

Giants starter will start Game 1 of doubleheader

WASHINGTON - Randy Johnson's bid to become the 24th pitcher to win 300 games has been postponed. Wednesday night's game between the San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals was called off because of an unplayable field. Thunderstorms delayed the 7:05 p.m. start time, and Nationals Park...

06/03/09 - 11:02pm

North Augusta officer wounded

A North Augusta Public Safety officer was wounded this evening in a shooting in the vicinity of the Bradleyville Road overpass on the new Interstate 520. Lt. Tim Pearson of North Augusta Public Safety said the officer and a fellow officer were attempting to make a traffic stop at Martintown and Old...

06/03/09 - 11:03pm

Police called to Tignall after bomb found in parked pickup

TIGNALL, Ga. – Local, state and federal authorities are continuing to investigate the discovery of a large explosive device found in the bed of a parked pickup truck this morning. The bomb, described as “a sizable explosive device,” was destroyed by special bomb squad agents with the...

06/03/09 - 7:40pm

Police employee charged with embezzlement in Washington

WASHINGTON, Ga. – An employee of the Washington Police Department is free on bail after being arrested for embezzlement of city funds totaling more than $40,000. Gary Nicholson, special agent in-charge of the regional office in Thomson, identified the suspect as Tammy Dale Land, of Washington....

06/03/09 - 6:29pm

Braves release Glavine; call up Hanson; acquire McLouth

ATLANTA (AP) – In a stunning move, the Atlanta Braves released 305-game winner Tom Glavine on Wednesday, just when it seemed he was ready to return to the big leagues. The 43-year-old Glavine, who was coming back from shoulder and elbow surgery, threw six scoreless innings for Class-A Rome on ...

06/03/09 - 9:01pm

Braves release Tom Glavine

ATLANTA — Braves release pitcher Tom Glavine....

06/03/09 - 6:21pm

SRS announces milestone

Savannah River Site today made its 1000th shipment of transuranic waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. According to a U.S. Department of Energy news release, the shipment marked the eighth year SRS has safely shipped such waste for a total of 28,500 55-gallon drums being tra...

06/03/09 - 6:18pm

Augusta's Knox one shot back

AIKEN — University of Alabama golfer Hunter Slatton and USC Upstate golfer Josh Gallman shot 3-under-par 67s today to share the lead after the first round of the Palmetto Amateur at Palmetto Golf Club. Augusta's Jeff Knox, the two-time defending Georgia Mid-Amateur champion, is one back. ...

06/03/09 - 6:02pm

Martinez man to remain free on bond, NY federal judge decides

A Martinez man appeared this afternoon before a federal judge in Albany, N.Y., where he faces a charge of enticing a minor. Michael Adam, 50, was again advised of the allegations against him. With no objection from federal prosecutors, the judge allowed Mr. Adam to remain free on a $25,000 bond. He...

06/03/09 - 6:21pm

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