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Aiken fugitive surrenders

AIKEN - An Aiken County inmate who escaped from a minimum security facility last week turned himself in to authorities today.

10/12/09 - 7:21pm

Details released on weekend school bus window shooting

Richmond County school officials have released more information today involving a Saturday incident in which a Richmond County school bus window was hit by some sort of projectile while returning from the Atlanta area.

01/15/10 - 2:57am

Commissioner wants to honor Ruffin with judicial center name

Commissioner Corey Johnson would like to name the new judicial center after retired state Court of Appeals Judge John H. Ruffin Jr. An Augusta City Commission committee received the request as information at its meeting today. “You look at his record, and that’s definitely a guy who pave...

10/12/09 - 4:54pm

Water council to meet Tuesday

The Savannah Upper-Ogeechee Water Council will hold a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia County library in Evans to discuss the progress made in developing the region’s water plan. All citizens interested in the region and state’s water resources are invited and encourage...

10/12/09 - 12:10pm

Thieves take weapons, rob home of assistant district attorney

Thieves stole several firearms from the home and car of a Richmond County assistant district attorney sometime between Saturday and Sunday. Phillip William Catalano, Jr. told police that the thieves broke the passenger side window of his Jeep Cherokee and also entered his west Augusta home off West...

10/12/09 - 12:25pm

ASU announces performances of rock bands

Augusta State University announced today that an acoustic performance by two rock bands – one currently listed on the Billboard charts – will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the university. The three-man Australian band Sick Puppies and the Las Vegas group Adelitas Way will offer the free...

01/19/10 - 10:46pm

Ga. airport named for Carter

AMERICUS, Ga. — An airport about 20 miles from Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains has been named after the 39th president despite some people opposing the change.

10/12/09 - 9:54am

Sidekick contacts, data gone

NEW YORK -– Owners of Sidekick phones, made by a Microsoft subsidiary and sold by T-Mobile USA, might have lost all the personal data they stored on the phone, including contact numbers. The companies say the data are "almost certainly" gone after a failure of servers operated by Microsoft wip...

10/12/09 - 9:43am

Volunteers sought for cleanup of Savannah River on Oct. 24

Savannah Riverkeeper Inc. is seeking volunteers for its annual Rivers Alive Community Waterway Cleanup, scheduled for Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Waterways earmarked for litter removal include Betty’s Branch, Butler Creek, Euchee Creek, Horse Creek, Jones Creek, Lake Olmstead, Augusta Canal,...

06/15/10 - 10:47pm

Driver killed in I-20 crash

A 28-year-old South Carolina man was killed Sunday after being involved in a single-vehicle traffic accident in Aiken County.

10/12/09 - 9:01am
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