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Augusta National Golf Club to give charities over $3.4 million

Augusta National Golf Club announced today it will give more than $3.4 million to various charities. In the past 12 years, the Masters Tournament has contributed more than $39 million to deserving local charities and the game of golf....

01/15/10 - 11:32am

Federal judge sends stimulus lawsuits back to S.C. high court

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A federal judge in Columbia has ordered that two lawsuits dealing with challenges about federal stimulus funds be returned to the South Carolina Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Joseph Anderson today sent two cases that had been filed in the South Carolina Supreme Court to force ...

06/01/09 - 12:36pm

New Ellenton convenience store robbed this morning

Aiken County authorities say they're looking for a man wanted in the armed robbery of a convenience store this morning. The incident occurred at 10:07 a.m. at the Hot Spot on South Main Street in New Ellenton, according to a news release from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Customers to...

06/01/09 - 12:33pm

Weekend restaurant bandit sought

NORTH AUGUSTA -- North Augusta police are still searching for a man who robbed a restaurant on Saturday. According to reports, a man walked into the Subway on Martintown Road and ordered a turkey sub. When the clerk rang up the sandwich, the man told her to put all the money in the bag or he would ...

06/01/09 - 12:21pm

Democrat governor hopeful to speak tonight

The Columbia County Democratic Party is holding a free event featuring a Democratic gubernatorial candidate tonight. DuBose Porter, minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, will speak at 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Government Center Auditorium in Building A on Ronald Reagan Drive ...

06/01/09 - 12:11pm

Man reports being robbed near North Augusta apartments

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Police to continue to look for a suspect after a North Augusta man told them he was robbed at gunpoint Sunday near River Bluff Apartments. The victim told police that a man walking down the hill asked him for a cigarette. He later returned on a bicycle and asked for change for a $2...

06/01/09 - 11:44am

Bond denied for fatal stabbing suspect

Bond was denied today for an Augusta man accused of stabbing two men to death. Superior Court Judge Daniel Craig deemed Joshua Ferguson a potential danger to the community if released. Mr. Ferguson is charged with two counts of murder in a May 20 attack on two men, one of whom was his downstairs n...

06/01/09 - 12:34pm

Sewer rate hike on agenda for North Augusta City Council

NORTH AUGUSTA -- North Augusta city council will meet tonight to discuss increasing sewer rates. The city is increasing rates as a result of a 10 cent increase by Aiken County. The county rate increase will cost North Augusta $147,825. City council passed the sewer rate increase on first reading a...

01/20/10 - 10:02pm

Mine That Bird, Borel work out together

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird has worked out at Churchill Downs with jockey Calvin Borel back on board ahead of the Belmont Stakes. Mine that Bird went a half mile in 50 seconds and came off the track this morning prancing and kicking. Trainer Chip Woolley says his ge...

06/01/09 - 10:59am

Gardens officials hope to accommodate cleanup

Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Chairman Bryan Persons said today he’s working to set up a board of directors meeting via conference call before week’s end in order to accommodate a volunteer group that wants to clean up the overgrown golf gardens....

01/12/10 - 3:51pm

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