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DOT board re-elects Kuhlke

ATLANTA - The Department of Transportation board met today to re-elect Bill Kuhkle of Augusta for a second term as its chairman and to unanimously select Rep. Vance Smith, R-Pine Mountain, as the new commissioner. Later in the day Gov. Sonny Perdue announced his appointment of Todd Long as planning...

06/18/09 - 5:25pm

Swine flu confirmed at camp

CLAYTON, Ga. — State health officials have confirmed three cases of swine flu at a Jewish summer camp in north Georgia. The Georgia Public Health Lab confirmed Thursday that three children at Camp Ramah Darom in Rabun County have tested positive for the H1N1 virus - with one child initially ho...

01/08/10 - 1:23pm

Sam's Club expanding store

Construction is returning to the Village Plaza on Bobby Jones Expressway. Wal-Mart expanded into a Supercenter last year and now the other anchor tenant, Sam’s Club, will be undergoing an expansion, it was announced this morning. Sam’s Club will be adding 20,000 square feet to the store,...

06/18/09 - 12:39pm

Greater Augusta Arts Council announces award winners

The Greater Augusta Arts Council will hand out its annual arts awards in a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. today at the City Club, 724 Broad St. Winners are: Brian Rust in the individual artist category; SRP Federal Credit Union in the sponsor category; Angela Hillesland in the volunteer category; Austin Rho...

01/13/10 - 9:27pm

Peach Belt basketball tournaments to return to USC Aiken

Peach Belt Conference Commissioner David Brunk and USC Aiken Athletic Director Randy Warrick announced this morning that the USC Aiken Convocation Center will play host to the Marvin Vanover Peach Belt Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament in March 2010 and 2011. The 3,600-se...

01/07/10 - 2:31pm

Jessye Norman fundraiser concert will have hometown flavor

Jessye Norman’s July 31 fundraiser concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be a homecoming for the opera legend and for two of the artists she has invited to share the stage.

01/15/10 - 1:57am

Talatha Community no longer urged to boil water

An advisory to boil water in Aiken County's Talatha Rural Community Water District has been repealed. Residents on Gray Mare Hollow Road from St. Marks Church to Silver Bluff Road as well as Storm Branch Road no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking, according to a releas...

06/18/09 - 4:29pm

U.S. Open will resume Friday

[YOUTUBE KvImzX0yNa4] FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Already played on a long course, the U.S. Open suddenly turned into a long week. Tiger Woods began his title defense today on soggy Bethpage Black by having his caddie hold an umbrella until it was time to hit his opening drive. Facing a 15-foot birdi...

06/18/09 - 7:17pm

Aiken robbery suspect arrested

AIKEN -- A 52-year-old Edgefield, S.C., man has been arrested on an armed robbery charge. Rickey Brunson was also arrested on a charge of possession of a weapon Wednesday afternoon and was being held at the Aiken County Detention Center, according to Aiken County Sheriff’s Office records. Det...

06/18/09 - 9:00am

Teen in bomb plot competent

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina teen was not insane when he allegedly plotted to blow up his high school and he is competent to stand trial, federal prison staffers who evaluated him wrote in a report unsealed this week.

06/18/09 - 1:38pm
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