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Older adults may have resistance to H1N1 flu virus, CDC says

About one-third of adults over age 60 appeared to have a significant antibody response to the novel influenza A H1N1 virus, but it is unclear if that would result in protection from the new virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today....

05/21/09 - 10:13pm

Perry released from hospital

AIKEN, S.C. - The "Fridge" is out of the hospital.

05/21/09 - 1:13pm

Two sought in armed robbery

Aiken authorities have arrested one man and are seeking two others in an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night at Reid’s grocery store on Jefferson Davis Highway. Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell said the robbery occurred about 11 p.m. as Reid’s was about to close. He s...

05/21/09 - 10:17pm

TEE center meeting canceled

A special-called meeting today where Augusta Commissioner Don Grantham hoped to resolve funding of the downtown trade, exhibit and event center has been canceled.

01/27/10 - 11:46pm

Man dies when truck rolls into tree, trapping him

A 52-year-old North Augusta man was pronounced dead at his home after his Dodge pickup truck rolled down the driveway, trapping him between the driver door and a tree. James Honaker of Buckthorn Court in North Augusta had moved his vehicle to allow his wife to pull out of the driveway to go to work...

05/21/09 - 1:29pm

Dogwood Stables buys Derby winner's half brother

AIKEN, S.C. – Dogwood Stables and Cot Campbell must have liked what they've seen from Kentucky Derby longshot winner Mine That Bird. Campbell's group purchased Mine that Bird's half brother, an unnamed colt out of Grade 1 winner Yonaguska and Mining My Own, on Monday at the Fasig-T...

05/21/09 - 12:44pm

$40 million Butts-Mehre expansion to begin July 1

GREENSBORO — The expansion and renovation of Georgia’s Butts-Mehre Building is set to begin July 1 after the Athletic Association’s Board of Directors this morning approved nearly $40 million to improve facilities used by the football program.

05/21/09 - 12:55pm

Deer farm appeals state fine

The owners of a Washington County deer farm have appealed a $70,000 fine imposed by Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources over issues that included the sale of hunts for pen-raised exotic deer kept in large, fenced enclosures. “We have received a notice of appeal, which will be review...

05/21/09 - 11:57am

Michael Vick arrives at Virginia home

[YOUTUBE 8HqUnXt1oh4] HAMPTON, Va. - Suspended NFL player Michael Vick has arrived at his Virginia home a day after being released from a federal prison 1,200 miles away in Kansas. A car with blackout curtains pulled into the garage of Vick's five-bedroom brick home at the end of a cul-de-sac ...

05/21/09 - 11:11am

New flood maps more detailed

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s newly revised maps that determine which Augusta properties lie within flood hazard zones are almost ready for final adoption.

05/21/09 - 1:34pm

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