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Humane Society will work with Vick

RICHMOND, Va. - Michael Vick wants to work with an unlikely ally - the Humane Society of the United States - on a program aimed at eradicating dogfighting among urban teens.

05/19/09 - 6:15pm

Richmond CRCT results improve

Fewer Richmond County students must retake the state's CRCT, according to results released this evening. Richmond County released results showing improvements on all required tests except fifth-grade reading. Third-, fifth- and eighth-graders must pass the required portions of the Criterion-Re...

05/19/09 - 10:29pm

Fort Gordon role important, general says after visit

Fort Gordon remains an important part of the U.S. Army’s mission and the support it receives from the surrounding community will only strengthen it should it face another round of base closures, the Commanding General of the U.S Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said to...

05/19/09 - 5:43pm

Suit against Columbia County commision seeks $57.5 million

Developers for a proposed multi-use center in Evans filed a $57.5 million lawsuit today against the Columbia County Commission. Filed at the Columbia County Clerk of Court’s office, the lawsuit contends that conditions imposed earlier this month by commissioners on site plan revisions for the ...

01/20/10 - 11:09pm

Dick Smith Chrysler Jeep to close June 3

Dick Smith Chrysler Jeep will close June 3.

05/19/09 - 3:45pm

Autopsy confirms Aiken shooting details

AIKEN -- Preliminary findings on the Monday shooting death of John H. Anthony, 57, of Aiken County, revealed he died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to a statement released this afternoon. Aiken Coroner Tim Carlton said Mr. Anthony sustained injuries to his upper and lower torso along with a ...

05/19/09 - 3:44pm

SC gov nixes $5.7B budget plan over stimulus cash

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has again blocked his state from receiving federal stimulus cash - this time by vetoing the bulk of a spending plan that included a requirement he take the money.

05/19/09 - 6:14pm

FEMA plans open house session tonight on flood issues

Open house sessions will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) and Wednesday for residents of Augusta/Richmond County to see the new preliminary flood maps, known as the Digital Flood Insurance Maps. Tonight’s open house will be held at the Boathouse on the river; and Wednesday’s...

05/19/09 - 2:50pm

Boy struck by car downtown

A 17-year-old Augusta boy was struck by a car while crossing the intersection of Broad and Fifth streets this afternoon, police said. The boy, whose name was not released, was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for treatment. Cpl. Russell Schaffer of the Richmond County Sheriff's ...

05/19/09 - 5:55pm

Belcher, Poythress, Rowland earn league honors

Georgia junior first baseman Rich Poythress was named to the All-Southeastern Conference first team and the league's All-Defensive Team, while Georgia Tech sophomore outfielder Jeff Rowland was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team,. Poythress is hitting .379 with 21 HR and 77 R...

01/08/10 - 4:06pm

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Augusta hospitals ready for Ebola after scares

Both University Hospital and Georgia Regents Medical Center said they were already prepared to use a higher level of personal protective equipment than even the Centers for Disease Control and ...
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