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Bail set in Augusta man's death

FLORENCE, Ala. — A judge has set bail at $75,999 for a man charged with killing an Augusta man at an apartment complex where he was visiting his mother for Mother's Day.

05/14/09 - 11:45am

Chrysler rejecting Augusta, Aiken dealers

Chrysler is rejecting two local dealers.

05/14/09 - 2:11pm

Habitat for Humanity gets $100M gift

ATLANTA - The housing market may be sputtering, but Habitat for Humanity International is getting a $100 million jolt.

05/14/09 - 12:07pm

Underwood Homes demolition gets go-ahead

The Augusta Housing Authority said today it has the go-ahead, to eliminate a second public housing project from the city. A request to demolish Underwood Homes has been approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD sent the authority a letter saying so dated Wednesday. "We...

05/14/09 - 12:10pm

Lawmakers praise efforts, but say tough budget decisions loom

The members of Columbia County’s legislative delegation congratulated one another this morning for surviving a session of the Georgia Legislature that one member called the toughest he’s ever experienced. Speaking at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Post Legislative Breakfast, stat...

05/14/09 - 2:09pm

Ga. governor hopefuls speak here

The Columbia County Democratic Party will hold its 2010 Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum at 6:30 p.m. May 29, at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans. Candidates expected to appear at the forum include Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker ...

05/14/09 - 2:10pm

Aiken mother-daughter lunch is Saturday

Courtney Cisson, the reigning Miss South Carolina Teen, will be the keynote speaker at the Aiken Teen Pregnancy Prevention’s annual Mother-Daughter Lunch on Saturday. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Aiken Center for the Arts at 122 Laurens St. in downtown Aiken. ...

05/14/09 - 2:08pm

Pearl Jam band member mugged at Atlanta studio

ATLANTA — Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament is recovering from a violent robbery. Rolling Stone reports Ament and an employee of the band were attacked by three assailants with knives as they approached a studio in Atlanta on April 27. The police report says the assailants smashed a car window, g...

05/14/09 - 8:45am

Army identifies soldier in chase that wrecked 4 cop cars

FORT STEWART, Ga. -- The Army has identified a Fort Stewart soldier suspected of triggering a police chase down Interstate 95 that resulted in four McIntosh County sheriff's deputies crashing their patrol cars Saturday. Spc. James J. Williams of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Brigade...

05/14/09 - 6:16am

Local school system may release state graduation test data today

The percentage of Georgia's 11th-graders passing the state's high school graduation test is on the rise, and Richmond County's school system might reveal local results today. Statewide, the increasing pass rate on the Georgia High School Graduation Test means fewer students are struggli...

05/14/09 - 2:13pm

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