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Judge hears attorneys, to offer Graniteville water ruling Friday

Judge Jack Early said this afternoon that he should have a decision Friday on the Avondale Mills' water-rate injunction. Hundreds of residents in the Graniteville area have been protesting increases to their water and sewer bills, which recently have risen as much as 700-800 percent. Last Thur...

08/19/09 - 6:59pm

Man held in burning of Athens woman; grim outlook for her

An Athens woman clung to life Tuesday after her boyfriend allegedly doused her with kerosene and set her on fire earlier in the day.

08/19/09 - 8:03am

Man held in burning of Athens woman;, grim outlook for her

By Joe Johnson | | Story updated at 11:13 pm on 8/18/2009 Tricia Spaulding/Staff A Bethel Midtown Village apartment was gutted after police say a woman was set on fire early Tuesday morning. Phillip Scruggs, 49, al...

08/19/09 - 7:59am

Ga. gov appoints stimulus director

ATLANTA - A new state administrator will be overseeing the billions of dollars in federal stimulus money heading to Georgia.

08/19/09 - 7:44am

Arrest made after Ga. woman shot, toddler beaten

CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, Ga. - Police have arrested a 17-year-old man for allegedly shooting a south Fulton County woman and beating her 1-year-old son during a home invasion.

08/19/09 - 7:41am

Hurricane Bill now Category 4 storm in Atlantic

MIAMI - Hurricane Bill became a Category 4 storm as it rumbled across the Atlantic early Wednesday with maximum sustained winds near 135 mph.

08/19/09 - 8:51am

Aiken County rescinds 'blue law'

AIKEN – The so-called “blue law” that once banned certain purchases in Aiken County on Sunday mornings came to an end tonight.

01/20/10 - 10:54pm

Judge sets Wed. hearing on Graniteville water issue

A judge has scheduled a hearing on Avondale Mills' water-rate injunction for noon Wednesday in the Aiken County Courthouse, according to Sen. Shane Massey and Rep. Tom Young. Mr. Massey, an Edgefield Republican, represents the part of Aiken County whose residents have been protesting increases ...

08/18/09 - 8:07pm

Police seek credit card thief

Columbia County authorities are looking for a person who stole the personal information and three bank cards from an Evans physician assistant on Monday.

08/18/09 - 6:37pm
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