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Rare fish species transferred from Fort Gordon pond

A pond at Fort Gordon modified to house a small population of the endangered robust redhorse sucker was evacuated today after the impoundment developed drainage problems. The rare species, documented by scientists more than a century ago and once thought to have been extinct, was rediscovered in the...

01/07/10 - 12:10pm

First Bank of Georgia parent reports higher income

Augusta-based Georgia-Carolina Bancshares, the holding company for First Bank of Georgia, reported higher second-quarter income Wednesday. Net income for April, May and June was $899,000, or 26 cents per diluted share, compared to the $866,000, or 25 cents per share, earned in the second quarter of...

07/29/09 - 3:23pm

Aiken County Sheriff's Office releases latest most wanted list

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office released today a new wanted list, this time focusing on crimes against children and the elderly. Names, last known addresses and charges of those on the list of 19 are: Robert Scott Carver, of the 400 block of Dixie Road, Wagener, wanted on criminal s...

07/29/09 - 4:33pm

Jessye Norman: Star power

Jessye Norman, the international opera legend from Augusta, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St. The concert, Jessye Norman and Friends, is a benefit for the Jessye Norman School of the Arts. Ms. Norman spent time earlier in the week with ente...

07/29/09 - 3:05pm

Source: Phillies acquire Lee from Indians

PHILADELPHIA – Looking for a top starter to bolster their so-so rotation, the Philadelphia Phillies acquired reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee from the Indians. The defending World Series champions are sending Cleveland four minor league prospects for Lee and outfielder Ben Francisco...

07/29/09 - 2:06pm

Police: SC man charged with having sex with horse

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina man has been arrested for having sex with a horse after police say the animal's owner caught him on surveillance camera.

07/29/09 - 1:28pm

Phelps rebounds with world record

ROME – Now that’s more like it. Michael Phelps bounced back from a stunning loss with something more familiar – another world record Wednesday. One night after he was soundly beaten by Germany’s Paul Biedermann, Phelps set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly with a time of...

07/29/09 - 12:25pm

Georgia court nominee well-received at hearing

WASHINGTON - A Georgia judge nominated by President Barack Obama to sit on the federal appeals court in Atlanta won support from key Republican senators Wednesday despite some criticism over her decision to shorten a sentence in a child sex abuse case last year.

07/29/09 - 12:09pm

Police car plant going to Indiana

A startup company that plans to build high-tech police cars has picked a vacant auto-parts plant in eastern Indiana for its first factory.

07/29/09 - 12:02pm

Carbon Motors picks Indiana site for plant

A company that plans to build police cars has picked a town in Indiana over a site in Graniteville for its first factory.

07/29/09 - 3:22pm
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