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Ashley Furniture HomeStore reopening in Augusta Exchange

An Ashley Furniture store is returning to Augusta Exchange shopping center. A new Charlotte, N.C., licensee is taking over the territory and is aiming to have the store open by Thanksgiving Day. Jonathan Ishee said his store will go into the space vacated by Goody’s this year. The store will...

09/22/09 - 10:29am

Appling bus wreck injures 9 pupils

Nine Columbia County pupils were taken to the hospital to be checked for minor injuries after their school bus was rear-ended early Tuesday morning.

09/22/09 - 1:03pm

SC students leave unsafe dorm

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina college is moving students to an apartment complex after local fire officials said a dorm was unsafe

09/22/09 - 8:42am

SC high court sides with congregation

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a congregation that left the Episcopal Church and battled over land and assets with the state Episcopal diocese.

09/22/09 - 8:39am

Watch for road, lane closures

There will be several lane and road closures for the next two weeks as part of Georgia Department of Transportation projects.

09/22/09 - 8:20am

Southeast floods block highways; toll rises to 8

AUSTELL, Ga. - Washed-out roads and flooded interstate highways around Atlanta added to the misery Tuesday after days of torrential rain in the Southeast that claimed at least eight lives, including a 15-year-old boy whose body was found in the Chattooga River.

09/22/09 - 12:36pm

Water system takeover approved

GLOVERVILLE — Valley Public Service Authority’s board of commissioners approved a takeover of Avondale Mills’ water system Monday, but the commissioners say they still have 120 days to decide whether they will keep it.

09/22/09 - 12:14am

Man sought on rape, other charges

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man on charges of kidnapping, rape and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle.

09/21/09 - 9:06pm

Accident closes Old Waynesboro

Old Waynesboro Road has been temporarily closed because of a traffic accident with injuries.

09/21/09 - 6:07pm

Mitsubishi to build Georgia plant

POOLER, Ga. — Mitsubishi Power Systems says it will build a $325 million plant near Savannah to manufacture and service large steam and gas turbines used by power plants.

09/21/09 - 6:07pm
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