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Gas prices already increasing for summer travel season

Gas prices have gone up more than a dime per gallon because summer travel season is getting closer.

05/07/09 - 9:23am

Rain, thunderstorms today

Rain and thunderstorms not only return to the Augusta area today, but will pretty much blanket Georgia and South Carolina. The National Weather Service expects high temperatures in the mid-80s....

05/07/09 - 6:25am

SC Transportation Dept. cuts back on grass cutting

The grass is going to be a little higher this summer along South Carolina's interstate highways, as the state transportation department tries to save money. The Herald of Rock Hill reported the agency's plan to cut back on mowing the grass will save $1.3 million, based on current prices. T...

05/07/09 - 6:18am

Stockbridge, Ga., doctor gets box filled with marijuana

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Henry County police are trying to determine who sent a Stockbridge physician a large quantity of marijuana. Police said the doctor thought the package contained a birthday present but inside the cardboard box was 36 pounds of pot wrapped in cellophane. The doctor, whose nam...

05/07/09 - 8:08am

Letter carrier food drive Saturday

Area letter carriers will participate in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday. People are asked to leave non-perishable foods in a sturdy bag next to their mailbox prior to their regular mail delivery time. Suggested food items include canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice, and...

05/07/09 - 6:09am

SC state offices close Monday

State offices in South Carolina will close Monday in observation of Confederate Memorial Day. Federal, Georgia state, Edgefield County, Aiken County, Edgefield, Aiken, and North Augusta offices will be following regularly scheduled hours....

05/07/09 - 6:06am

National Day of Prayer events

People in cities across the country will stop to pray Psalm 33:22 today, the verse for the 58th National Day of Prayer. Communitywide events are planned in Augusta, North Augusta and Aiken, and several churches also will hold services. The theme is Prayer ... America's Hope. Psalm 33:22 states...

01/20/10 - 10:03pm

Police look at possible links in two garage attacks

ATLANTA — Atlanta police say they're looking at the possibility that attacks on two college students in parking garages at apartment complexes are related. Georgia Tech student Patrick Whaley was reported in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. Police say the 22-year-...

05/07/09 - 5:45am

Rondo, House lead Boston in Game 2

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo had 15 points, 18 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double of the playoffs, and Eddie House scored a career high-shattering 31 points tonight to lead the Boston Celtics to a 112-94 victory over the Orlando Magic and even the Eastern Conference semifinals. Dwight...

05/06/09 - 11:18pm

Win gives Carolina 2-1 lead in series

RALEIGH, N.C. – Jussi Jokinen scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Carolina Hurricanes past the Boston Bruins 3-2 tonight in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Sergei Samsonov scored a goal and assisted on Jokinen's winner for the Hurricanes. Carolina outshot the Bruins 4...

05/06/09 - 10:43pm

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