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Funerals set for Athens shooting victims

ATHENS, Ga. - Funeral arrangements have been set for the three victims of Saturday's shootings in Athens. A service for 47-year-old Marie Bruce is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta, followed by burial in Westover Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Wednesday ev...

04/29/09 - 11:19am

LA Sunset Tan planning Augusta locations

LA Sunset Tan plans to open locations in Augusta by September.

04/29/09 - 4:02pm

Visitation tonight for ex-athlete who collapsed, died last week

A viewing for friends and family of Eric Marshall will be held 6-8 p.m. today at Thomas Poteet and Sons Funeral Home, 214 Davis Road, Augusta. Mr. Marshall, 24, will be buried Thursday following a 1 p.m. funeral service at Whole Life Ministries, 2621 Washington Road, Augusta. A former Greenbrier H...

01/08/10 - 4:06pm

MCG reports flu case, but doubts it's swine flu; SC finds more cases

[YOUTUBE a7zgGg4-DO0] INTERACTIVE: View an interactive Associated Press graphic that shows affected countries, gives a timeline of the history of influenza, shows...

01/08/10 - 2:20pm

Clear Channel cuts 590 radio jobs

Clear Channel Communications Inc., the largest owner of U.S. radio stations, said it is cutting 590 jobs, including some on-air personalities, in its second round of mass layoffs this year amid pressure from the recession and evaporating advertising budgets. Clear Channel's parent company, CC M...

04/29/09 - 9:00am

Donations made to Yerby House at Paine College

On Friday, the Yerby Study Group will present a collection of books to the Frank G. Yerby House at Paine College. Five donors made the dedication possible: Dr. George C. Bradley, Dr. James E. Carter, The Rev. Dumas Shelnutt, the Downtown Book Store and Lynn Dennison and the Paine College Library an...

01/19/10 - 1:20am

First US death from swine flu reported

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that schools with cases of swine flu should consider closing, as U.S. health officials confirmed the first death outside of Mexico in the current outbreak.

01/08/10 - 2:25pm

No Mega Millions winner

There has been another rollover in the grand prize for the multistate Mega Millions lottery — to $220 million. The rollover occurred because no player matched all the winning numbers from Tuesday night's $181 million drawing. The next Mega Millions drawing will be Friday night. Although ...

04/29/09 - 4:02pm

Mobile-home buyers also face foreclosure

COLUMBIA -- Mobile-home buyers should have more time to recover their homes if they default on their loan, says a Bamberg County representative. But a bill to grant them a measure of protection drew protests from the banking community and prompted House lawmakers to postpone any action until next mo...

04/29/09 - 4:15pm

SC bill decriminalizes kids' games

COLUMBIA -- A child playing pinball at Chuck E. Cheese would no longer be breaking the law, under a bill to exempt such games from the state's anti-gambling law. "It's a common-sense bill," said Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, who introduced H. 3708 with Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia....

04/29/09 - 4:03pm

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Faces of Survival: Breast Cancer Awareness Month series

Breast cancer has touched thousands of families across the Augusta area. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, The Au­gus­ta Chronicle will be featuring ...
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