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Washington Road Arby's robbed

A man robbed the Arby’s restaurant at 2733 Washington Road at gunpoint Saturday evening. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that at about 6:15 p.m. a man carrying a black pistol entered the restaurant, told two customers to get on the floor and ordered an employee to put money into a...

12/13/09 - 7:38pm

Accenture marks first sponsor to cut ties with Woods

Global consulting firm Accenture Ltd. has ended its relationship with Tiger Woods.

02/20/10 - 1:11am

Brees, Vilma help Saints remain perfect at 13-0

The New Orleans Saints remained perfect with another tight win, 26-23 over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

12/13/09 - 7:02pm

Columbus spills sewage into river

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus Water Works is investigating what caused a major spill on the Chattahoochee Riverwalk a week after heavy rainfall caused the same 72-inch sewer line to dump 1.1 million gallons of untreated sewage and rainwater into the river. The latest spill, totaling 64,000 gallons,...

12/13/09 - 7:04pm

Work will require detours at Laney-Walker and 15th

Traffic will be detoured from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Laney-Walker Boulevard and 15th Street, according to the Augusta Engineering Department. Georgia Power and the Georgia Department of Transportation will be replacing a traffic signal pole at the intersection. Eastbound tr...

12/13/09 - 3:42pm

Radiothon raises $178,000 for MCG Children's Medical Center

The ninth annual Cares for Kids Radiothon raised $178,000 for the Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, a spokeswoman said. That was $3,000 more than last year, said Denise Parrish. The event, which ran from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturda...

12/13/09 - 9:29pm

Holocaust survivors to light menorah in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Holocaust survivors are taking part in a Hanukkah celebration in South Carolina. The event today in Marion Square on the edge of Charleston's historic district features Holocaust survivors lighting a 9-foot Menorah. The celebration also features crafts, dancing and tradi...

12/13/09 - 7:04pm

Two brothers shot by uncle

CUTHBERT, Ga. — One man is dead and his brother hospitalized after police say their uncle shot them on a street corner Saturday. Cuthbert police say Howard Daniels shot his 20-year-old nephew Kentrell Jenkins to death. Police say he shot Jenkins with what they believe is a 9mm handgun once in...

12/13/09 - 1:38pm

Thieves take Christmas decorations

ATLANTA — Police are looking for whoever stole Christmas from an Atlanta Chick-fil-A restaurant by swiping eight reindeer and $4,000 worth of other Christmas decorations at the restaurant. Owner and operator Cynthia Inman says it happened around midnight on Friday. The thieves took eight illum...

12/13/09 - 7:04pm

Luminary ceremony postponed

The Lights for Lydia luminary project scheduled for Saturday night was postponed until this week because of inclement weather. The lighting of the luminaries ceremony will be held Saturday at Doctors Hospital from 6 to 9 p.m. Lights for Lydia is an annual fundraiser for the Lydia Project, a local no...

01/07/10 - 12:23pm
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