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Arrest in Aiken robbery

AIKEN -- A 24-year-old Warrenville woman has been arrested in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday at an Aiken hotel.

05/18/09 - 4:51pm

State honors 3 Aiken schools

Aiken County had three schools named today as Red Carpet winners by the state Education Department. East Aiken Elementary, Mossy Creek Elementary School and Warrenville Elementary School were given the honor. The yearly award recognizes schools that offer not only have a welcoming building, but fri...

05/18/09 - 10:37am

'Buckle up' campaign under way

The Aiken Department of Public Safety’s Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic team announced that the statewide “Buckle Up South Carolina” Memorial Day 2009 campaign begins today and runs through May 31. According to a press statement, officers will be making an extra effort to e...

05/18/09 - 10:24am

School board takes no action on 2010 budget

All options are on the table as the Richmond County Board of Education wrestles with what remains of a $24.5 million projected budget shortfall.

01/08/10 - 1:23pm

ANALYSIS: Perdue capital gains veto made winners of losers

ATLANTA - Having a bill vetoed by the governor tends to make a legislator feel a little like Miss California USA, Carrie Prejean - even a bill with as little sex appeal as one that would have cut capital-gains taxes. But sometimes there's as much mileage in losing as in winning. For Prejean, s...

05/18/09 - 6:10am

Details in I-20 weekend fatality

CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga. – Two men returning from a golf trip were killed after the driver of the vehicle in which they were riding lost control and slammed into trees on Interstate 20 in Taliaferro County on Saturday. Webb Bufford, a dispatcher with the Georgia State Patrol’s Washington post, ...

05/18/09 - 10:33am

UGA: Less for scholarships, travel

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia officials plan to cut back grants for scholarships, faculty travel and other expenditures funded by profits from the hundreds of millions of dollars in assets owned by the UGA Foundation and its younger cousin, the Arch Foundation. Usually, the foundations' ...

05/18/09 - 5:42am

Cool temps today, this week

A cold front is bringing a late-May chill to Georgia this week, with lows expected in the 40s statewide and possibly in the 30s in north Georgia. According to the National Weather Service, the Augusta area will see partly cloudy skies today, sunnier Tuesday. Highs will be in the 70s....

05/18/09 - 5:38am

Two sides to Lincolnton native facing SC Maserati murder charge

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Frederic Bardsley was sitting in his den, waiting for his son to come over and watch an NBA game. John Ludwig was driving his Maserati from a wedding reception to a downtown restaurant. Their lives collided last month, police say, when Ludwig, a Lincolnton, Ga., native, veer...

05/18/09 - 12:25pm

USC baseball player arrested

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina baseball player has been arrested for public drunkenness and resisting arrest after police said he used his hands to hit a police car. Twenty-one-year-old Gamecocks infielder Casey Matthew Rihn was arrested around 2 a.m. Sunday. Columbia police spokesman Brick Lewi...

05/18/09 - 5:18am

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'Do not swim' order remains in effect for Savannah River

A "do not swim" order for the Savannah River will reamin in effect while officials await lab results of an oily substance found in its waters Sunday.
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