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Ready for the weekend? Have fun at First Friday, then party Hardy in Harlem

Outdoor activities are plentiful for the first weekend of October, ranging from First Friday in Augusta to the Oliver Hardy Festival on Saturday in Harlem. First Friday will feature a concert at Augusta Common by the Sassy Brass Band, Joe Pop & the TAMS and the Tony Howard Show. First Friday al...

10/02/09 - 3:13pm

Aiken holdup suspects sought

AIKEN – Aiken County authorities are still searching for two men who robbed a convenience store late Thursday night. The suspects entered the Circle K in the 300 block of Hitchcock Parkway around midnight, said Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers. The men held the clerk at gunpoint, de...

10/02/09 - 12:30pm

Rio, not Chicago gets Olympics

Brazil celebrates wildly; Chicago stunned by choice

10/02/09 - 2:19pm

Get reading with our book club

There's still time to get reading and participate in a bookclub sponsored by the East Central Georgia Regional Library system and The Augusta Chronicle that's focusing on Southern women authors. The first book is Alice Walker's classic The Color Purple. We're holding a live chat at...

10/02/09 - 11:50am

Police investigating murder in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA – A North Augusta man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his brother today. North Augusta Department of Public Safety charged Antonio Middleton, 20, of 400 block of Bradleyville Road, with involuntary manslaughter after his brother Lee Andrew Middleton Jr., 21, was shot an...

10/02/09 - 4:54pm

North Augusta fatal shooting suspects sought this morning

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Police are looking for suspects in the fatal shooting of a North Augusta man this morning. North Augusta Department of Public Safety deputies were dispatched to the shooting at 10:08 a.m. at the Ridgeview Manor Apartments in the 400 block of Bradleyville Road, said Lt. Tim Pearson....

10/02/09 - 11:26am

SRS shake-up could take months to resolve, officials say today

A personnel shakeup at Savannah River Site involving veteran site manager Jeff Allison and others could take months to resolve, according to the U.S. Energy Department’s assistant secretary for environmental management....

10/02/09 - 10:48am

SRS shake-up could take months to resolve, officials say today

A personnel shakeup at Savannah River Site involving veteran site manager Jeff Allison and others could take months to resolve, according to the U.S. Energy Department’s assistant secretary for environmental management....

10/02/09 - 10:40am

Corps of Engineers looks at future of lake conservation

Although Thurmond Lake continues to recover from the 2008 drought, the Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to authorize continued water conservation measures if a recurring dry spell causes lake levels to plummet in the future. According to a draft Environmental Assessment out for public commen...

10/02/09 - 9:55am

Lakeside student arrested after lifting girl's skirt at school

A 16-year-old Lakeside High School student was arrested Thursday morning after lifting a girl’s skirt in a crowded hallway. Columbia County Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris said deputies were called to the school about 11 a.m. Thursday. The teen had been walking behind another 16-year-old dur...

10/02/09 - 9:51am
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