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Ga. county looking for sheriff's badges

JONESBORO, Ga. — Clayton County sheriff's deputies are searching for more than 100 sheriff's badges issued to people who aren't allowed to carry them. Former Sheriff Victor Hill distributed the badges and ID cards to campaign workers, pastors and some of his friends. The Atlanta ...

11/20/09 - 7:55am

Missing North Augusta boy found safe

NORTH AUGUSTA - A 10-year-old North Augusta boy who went missing yesterday has been found this morning with his biological father. Tyson Avery Curry left his home on Summit Commons Court on his bicycle around 4:15 p.m. Thursday. About two hours later, North Augusta Department of Public Safety offic...

11/20/09 - 10:05am

Members met and discussed positives of bill

With all the negative attention given to the current health care reform bill, some local citizens said they wanted to highlight the positives of the legislation. The Augusta branch of the NAACP sponsored a Health Care Roundtable Discussion Thursday for people to do just that. “I have trouble ...

11/19/09 - 11:49pm

Police previously raided home of Michael Nestor

Richmond County narcotics officers found drugs and other paraphernalia at Michael Nestor's home in an Oct. 20 raid.

11/19/09 - 11:10pm

Recession means smaller Christmas tree for S.C.

South Carolina's Statehouse Christmas tree is shorter than usual and doesn't even reach above the roughly 38-foot Confederate soldiers' monument on the front lawn.

11/19/09 - 9:10pm

Winfrey to announce Friday show will end in 2011

Oprah Winfrey's production company says Winfrey will announce Friday that her talk show will end in 2011 after its 25th season on the air.

11/19/09 - 7:50pm

Man hospitalized after donkey attack

A man was hospitalized Thursday after he said a pet donkey owned by a neighbor bit him numerous times. The donkey, which Augusta Animal Services took away to its shelter, had reportedly bit three people over the last two days, said director Diane Downs. The last victim was taken to University Hos...

11/19/09 - 8:18pm

Georgia mascot, Uga VII, dies

The dog, named “Loran’s Best,” made his football debut in August 2008 in a ceremony before Georgia’s 45-21 win over Georgia Southern.

11/19/09 - 9:02pm

Mother and son accused of killing neighbor will be tried separately

A Columbia County woman and her son accused of fatally beating her neighbor in March will be tried by different juries in separate trials. Rebecca Bowers Sears, 41, of the 200 block of Hot Springs Drive, and Christopher Sean Bowers, of the 400 block of Briarwood Drive, Martinez, are accused of beat...

11/19/09 - 5:38pm

Kellogg’s bond financing approved by Augusta authority

The Development Authority of Richmond County today approved the issuance of $30 million in tax exempt bonds to finance the expansion at the Kellogg’s bakery in south Augusta. The bakery on Marvin Griffin Road added equipment and more than 200 jobs to produce new cookie brands. Jim Comerford, ...

11/19/09 - 5:01pm
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