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Gertrude Herbert Institute names Henry executive director

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art has appointed Rebekah Henry to the position of executive director, effective July 6, according to a news release. As director, Ms. Henry will work closely with the institute’s board and staff to oversee all current program areas and to ensure smooth functi...

06/25/09 - 4:35pm

Sanford resignation talk grows; Bauer next in line for office

COLUMBIA -- While only two state lawmakers have called for S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford’s resignation, the issue is close at hand, with some predicting it to rise. “It was a complete dereliction of duty,” said Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, adding that Rep. Bakari Sellers, R-Denmark, ha...

06/25/09 - 4:26pm

Navy may reopen death case of Betty Neumar's 3rd husband

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Navy cold case unit is re-examining evidence that could lead to an investigation into the suspicious death of a man who was the third husband of an Augusta woman who has five dead husbands in five states, an agency spokesman said Wednesday. Investigators with the Naval Crim...

06/25/09 - 3:55pm

Sanford to reimburse state for Argentine portion of '08 trip

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford said today he will reimburse the state for the Argentine leg of a June 2008 state Commerce Department trip to South America. Noting that the department had issued a statement earlier today detailing the expenses of the trip, Sanford said that he and others had met w...

06/25/09 - 4:04pm

Fite nearing deal to leave Augusta State

Longtime Augusta State baseball coach Skip Fite is nearing a deal to head up the West Georgia program.

06/25/09 - 3:09pm

Job fair nets 1,800 job seekers

Approximately 1,800 job seekers came out looking for opportunities at a job fair held at Augusta State University’s athletic center on Thursday. Sixty employers including T-Mobile, Michelin, Conklin, Shaw Industries, Sitel and FPL Food LLC were present to discuss available positions, said Greg...

01/19/10 - 9:44pm

Source: Hawks, Warriors working on trade

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Hawks and Golden State Warriors were working Thursday to finalize a trade that would send point guard Jamal Crawford to Atlanta for guards Acie Law and Speedy Claxton, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press. Crawford can’t be traded unti...

06/25/09 - 2:45pm

Grovetown revives watering restrictions

Despite eased state outdoor watering restrictions, Grovetown residents soon will return to citywide watering restrictions because of low city water supply. The state Environmental Protection Division reverted this month to a non-drought outdoor watering schedule for the first time since 2006. Utili...

06/25/09 - 2:55pm

Shaq to join LeBron in Cleveland

CLEVELAND – LeBron and Shaq: Two of the NBA’s biggest stars are now teammates. The Cleveland Cavaliers completed a blockbuster trade Thursday, bringing superstar center Shaquille O’Neal from the Phoenix Suns to play with current MVP LeBron James, two people with knowledge of the deal...

06/25/09 - 12:20pm

Visitor's bureau: $2.5 million in tourism expected in July

The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the meetings, reunions and events arriving in Augusta next month, which will generate $2.5 million in visitor spending. The bureau reported 27,930 visitors to Augusta in July during the events, predominantly driven by the Augusta Southern Natio...

06/25/09 - 12:07pm
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