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Club Car shipping its first street-legal electric passenger car

This Club Car mingles with cars. The Evans-based golf car giant announced today that it will begin shipping its first electric street-legal low-speed passenger vehicle called the Villager 2+2. The vehicle is based off an existing “people mover” Villager design with additions that make it...

11/02/09 - 5:43pm

North Augusta school reports break-in, computer thefts

NORTH AUGUSTA -- For the third time in as many months, thieves have broken into North Augusta Middle School and stolen laptop computers. North Augusta Department of Public Safety Lt. Robbie Bell said today someone broke out a rear window to the school over the weekend and stole 18 laptops from the ...

11/02/09 - 6:46pm

Richt: Cox will still be UGA's starting QB

ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia coach Mark Richt has announced that Joe Cox will continue as starting quarterback for the Bulldogs. Richt released a statement Monday saying staff members unanimously decided that Cox gives the team its best chance to win. Still, he said sophomore Logan Gray will get some...

11/02/09 - 6:00pm

EPD continues road construction waste probe

Georgia authorities are excavating a second location along Interstate 20 as part of an investigation into the inappropriate disposal of mixed wastes along a Georgia Department of Transportation right of way. Last week, Georgia Environmental Protection Division workers and a contractor removed misce...

11/02/09 - 4:40pm

Old Greene Street church hopes open house attracts investors

An open house sponsored by Gap Ministries will be held at Greene Street Presbyterian Church from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday to offer visitors and prospective buyers an opportunity to see one of Augusta’s historic landmarks. The church, built in 1909, is up for sale and would present a wonder...

11/02/09 - 4:00pm

ARC student Maggie Bailey named to state advisory panel

Academy of Richmond County student Maggie Bailey is one of 53 students from throughout Georgia to be named today to Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox's 2009-10 Student Advisory Council. The council will meet three times through the school year to advise Ms. Cox on how state policies are worki...

01/13/10 - 10:26pm

Former Aiken teacher arrested on sex charges

Acts involved 14-year-old girl last summer.

11/02/09 - 7:19pm

Criticism but no crime in student letter, school cop says

A letter found last month by Richmond County school public safety officers contained harsh criticism about a Davidson Fine Arts teacher but no criminal threat, an official said this morning. Public Safety Lt. Richard Roundtree said an officer in his department discovered the letter, which included ...

01/15/10 - 2:56am

UGA-Auburn, South Carolina-Florida times set

Georgia's Nov. 14 home game against Auburn will be televised by either ESPN or ESPN2. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. A decision on which channel will carry it will be made after Saturday's games. Also, South Carolina's home game Nov. 14 against No. 1 Florida is set to be televised nat...

11/02/09 - 1:54pm

Florida suspends star LB for eye-gouging incident

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida coach Urban Meyer has suspended Brandon Spikes for the first half of Saturday’s game against Vanderbilt after the star linebacker attempted to gouge the eyes of Georgia running back Washaun Ealey in a 41-17 victory. Meyer says Spikes was retaliating after getti...

11/02/09 - 1:46pm
 
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