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Rudisill takes 3,200-meter event

COLUMBIA - North Augusta's Will Rudisill won the Class AAAA boys 3,200 meters today in the South Carolina High School League State Track and Field Championships. Rudisill crossed the finish line in 9 minutes, 45.69 seconds. Wando's Eric Powers was second in 9:48.32, while Ridge View's J...

05/16/09 - 5:47pm

SC GOP unanimously taps Floyd as its new leader

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Republicans have selected Karen Floyd of Spartanburg to be their new leader. Floyd faced no opposition as she was elected today, becoming the first woman to run the state GOP. Floyd runs a public relations company and serves on the State Ports Authority board. She w...

05/16/09 - 3:00pm

GOP speaker calls gay marriage a burden to small business,

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans can reach a broader base by recasting gay marriage as an issue that could dent pocketbooks as small businesses spend more on health care and other benefits, GOP Chairman Michael Steele said Saturday....

05/16/09 - 2:55pm

Thunder Over Augusta underway in downtown Augusta

The second annual Thunder Over Augusta event kicked off early Saturday afternoon, with a large crowd on hand at the Augusta Common to enjoy the activities and honor servicemen past and present.

05/16/09 - 2:49pm

South Ga. car dealer offers bus tickets to make hookers leave

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A coastal Georgia used car dealer is offering to send prostitutes who walk along his street bus tickets to Las Vegas in hopes they'll stay, too. Chip Johnson, owner of Otto Johnson Motors, made the standing offer after seeing the same prostitutes walking along the street and s...

05/16/09 - 9:38am

2 tourist sisters robbed at Savannh bed and breakfast

SAVANNAH -- Gunmen stole the car of two sisters in their 60s visiting Savannah from Michigan after the women arrived at a downtown bed and breakfast, according to Savannah-Chatham police. At 10:15 p.m. Thursday, the two sisters - one from Lansing, Mich., and the other from Grand Rapids, Mich. - ret...

05/16/09 - 9:32am

Still questions in Zinkhan case

ATHENS, Ga. -- Officials won't say why it took a week to hear George Zinkhan's cell phone "ping" - the clue that led them to his car - and aren't interested in finding out more precisely when he died, a fact that could show whether the dangerous armed man roamed Athens for several days w...

05/16/09 - 9:19am

Police ask public for help in finding bandit car

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a bank robber who has struck four local banks in the last year. Police say the man, who typically wears black clothing and a mask, last robbed the First Citizens Bank at 3602 Walton Way Extension Monday, according to a Richmond County Sh...

05/16/09 - 8:57am

School chief coming to Augusta

Georgia State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox will visit Augusta next month to observe Project ExPreSS, a new initiative by the Georgia Department of Education. Project ExPreSS (Exam Preparation in Science and Social Studies) is an intensive two week summer intervention for students who failed ...

05/16/09 - 8:54am

National Science Olympiad continues here today

The National Science Olympiad will continue today at Augusta State University, the host of the event, and neighboring schools and churches. The science olympiad has about 3,000 competitors, but attracts some 5,000 people in all when coaches and family members are counted. A complete schedule of e...

01/19/10 - 10:44pm

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Vogtle workers see both reactor projects

Some veterans of the nuclear industry were at the site south of Augusta to see the complex network of rebar and concrete rising out of the ground in the 1970s and ’80s. Now, they are back.
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