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'College Night' Thursday at James Brown Arena

High school students will have an opportunity to meet recruiters from more than 150 colleges and universities and win scholarships totaling approximately $17,000 at CSRA College Night, to be held 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the James Brown Arena. Admission is free....

09/09/09 - 5:17pm

North Augusta landmarks have new owners

Rosemary and Lookaway halls have new owners. Kelly and Diana Combs closed on Rosemary and Lookaway Halls about 1:30 p.m. today. The couple, who currently lives in California, plans to live in Rosemary Hall and initially play host to small events like luncheons and themed teas. Mr. Combs plans to ...

09/09/09 - 4:57pm

Letter may shed light on TEE Center bribery offer

If the motive remains a mystery in an alleged bribery attempt involving parking deck profits and the downtown trade, exhibit and event center, a handwritten document attorney David W. Fry purportedly gave two city commissioners may shed some light. According to an attorney who read it, the author o...

01/27/10 - 11:50pm

Two Augusta schools expected to get OK to change curriculum

Two struggling Augusta schools are expected to get a formal OK from the Georgia Board of Education on Thursday to change their curriculum. The board’s Charter Schools Committee recommended Wednesday that the full board approve the change without debate for Jenkins-White Charter School and Murp...

09/09/09 - 5:01pm

Ga. parks offer free admission

Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources will offer free admission to all state parks and historic sites on Saturday, Sept. 26, along with free fishing on all public state waters. “This statewide celebration is a way for us to say ‘thank you’ to hunters, anglers, park visitors...

09/09/09 - 4:10pm

New Georgia State Patrol post now open in Grovetown

Radio communications officially started at 11:40 a.m. today from the Georgia State Patrol post in Grovetown, according to Sgt. First Class Jason Johnson, post commander. The Columbia County post -- based for decades in Thomson -- will continue to serve the five-county area which includes: Richmond,...

09/09/09 - 4:59pm

Community Expo begins Thursday at Fort Gordon

The 2009 CSRA Community Expo will be held Thursday from 10 a.m.- 2p.m. at the Gordon Club at Fort Gordon. The ninth annual event showcases area businesses, civic organizations, agencies and attractions. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. The event is being sp...

09/09/09 - 4:57pm

Country Music Association Award nominees have Augusta ties

Lady Antebellum, the trio that features Lakeside High graduates Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood and Nashville, Tenn.-reared Hillary Scott, is a nominee for Vocal Group of the Year and Single of the Year categories for the Country Music Association Awards. The nominees were announced today. The winn...

09/09/09 - 4:56pm

Coroner releases information in Aiken shooting

The victim of a shooting in Aiken has been identified as 30-year-old Donald M. McCalla Jr., of Princess Lane in Aiken. According to a statement released this afternoon by Coroner Tim Carlton, Mr. McCalla was the victim of a shooting at 411 Abbeville St NW at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday. An autops...

09/09/09 - 3:51pm

60 SC House Republicans ask Sanford to step down

COLUMBIA — Sixty South Carolina House Republicans are asking embattled Gov. Mark Sanford to resign. A letter from the lawmakers asking the GOP governor to leave office was delivered to Sanford shortly after noon Wednesday. The letter follows one sent a day earlier by House Speaker Bobby Harre...

09/09/09 - 2:44pm
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