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Seven SC officers worked without driver's license

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Public Safety director Mark Keel says seven officers have been suspended for working while their driver's licenses were suspended.

04/22/09 - 11:50am

Power restored at airport

Regular Electrical power has been restored at Augusta Regional Airport. Spokeswoman Dianne Johnston said she's still not sure what caused the outage, but she did say the power failure was caused off airport grounds. She said that because the generator kicks in immediately, it's hard to say ...

01/08/10 - 2:52pm

Ft. Gordon soldier gets tandem jump with Golden Knights in NC

MAXTON, N.C. - A soldier who survived a tandem parachute jump in South Carolina that killed his instructor has made another leap, this time in North Carolina with the U.S. Army's Golden Knights.

04/22/09 - 6:08pm

Hospital takes heat for expensive consultant

ATLANTA — The cash-strapped Grady Memorial Hospital spent nearly $800,000 dollars over nearly two years flying in a New England-based consultant to run its patient revenue department. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Cheri Kane has been paid a total of $785,841 in fees and expenses fr...

04/22/09 - 1:04pm

Developers planning Cheddar's Casual Cafe for Augusta

A casual dining restaurant will open in west Augusta in October.

04/22/09 - 10:47am

Greenbrier High STAR student competes for state title tonight

Greenbrier High School senior Emily Bragg will compete tonight for the state STAR Student honor. Administered by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators, the STAR Student designation annually recognizes Georgia students with the highest SAT scores. Ms. Bragg will compete against 21 other...

01/08/10 - 4:06pm

Columbia County considers bond for wood pellet manufacturer

Columbia County economic officials might pursue issuing a $15 million bond to bring a wood pellet manufacturer to the area. The county’s development authority approved a resolution this morning to explore the bond issuance. Wood pellets are a popular fuel source in European markets, and the n...

04/22/09 - 9:40am

Bond hearing today in tow-truck fatality

A bond hearing is scheduled for this afternoon in Columbia County for a South Carolina couple accused of fatally running down an Augusta man in the path of their tow truck. Michael Faron Brown, 27, and his wife, Victoria Nichole Brown, 20, both of Gaston, S.C., are charged with murder in the April ...

04/22/09 - 4:44pm

New mobile-home buyers in SC could escape back taxes

COLUMBIA -- People who buy a mobile home only to find themselves saddled with the previous owner's back taxes could be in for relief. The South Carolina Senate Finance Committee passed S. 412, introduced by Sen. David Thomas, R-Greenville, which would allow county councils to waive the back tax...

04/22/09 - 1:08pm

Georgia expected to keep watering restrictions

ATLANTA — A spokesman for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division says outdoor watering restrictions are likely to stay in place even though the region's drought has eased. EPD spokesman Kevin Chambers says despite recent rains, Lake Lanier remains well below its full level. The l...

04/22/09 - 1:13pm

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