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Arrest made after Ga. woman shot, toddler beaten

CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, Ga. - Police have arrested a 17-year-old man for allegedly shooting a south Fulton County woman and beating her 1-year-old son during a home invasion.

08/19/09 - 7:41am

Hurricane Bill now Category 4 storm in Atlantic

MIAMI - Hurricane Bill became a Category 4 storm as it rumbled across the Atlantic early Wednesday with maximum sustained winds near 135 mph.

08/19/09 - 8:51am

Aiken County rescinds 'blue law'

AIKEN – The so-called “blue law” that once banned certain purchases in Aiken County on Sunday mornings came to an end tonight.

01/20/10 - 10:54pm

Judge sets Wed. hearing on Graniteville water issue

A judge has scheduled a hearing on Avondale Mills' water-rate injunction for noon Wednesday in the Aiken County Courthouse, according to Sen. Shane Massey and Rep. Tom Young. Mr. Massey, an Edgefield Republican, represents the part of Aiken County whose residents have been protesting increases ...

08/18/09 - 8:07pm

Police seek credit card thief

Columbia County authorities are looking for a person who stole the personal information and three bank cards from an Evans physician assistant on Monday.

08/18/09 - 6:37pm

City owes X-Mart $131,000, judge says

A federal judge has decided the city of Augusta owes an adult entertainment store almost $131,000 for shutting it down several years ago. Judge Dudley Bowen made the decision this afternoon after almost two days of testimony involving the former X-Mart store on Gordon Highway....

08/18/09 - 6:55pm

Williams' opponent claims infection, postpones title bout

The title fight between Aiken boxer Paul “The Punisher” Williams and undefeated middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik has been postponed and possibly canceled. Pavlik’s promoters at Top Rank Boxing claim that a lingering staph infection in the WBC/WBO champion’s right hand has forc...

08/18/09 - 4:07pm

Augusta trade center discussion off

Discussion of the downtown trade exhibit facility or TEE Center appears off the table for this afternoon's meeting of the Augusta Commission. Today had been the commission's last scheduled meeting before Aug. 31, the date businessman Julian Osbon said a deal on selling property for a Hyatt...

01/27/10 - 11:42pm

Monday SC bank holdup clothing believed found in Burke County

AIKEN -- Dye-stained clothing believed to have been discarded by two Beech Island bank robbers was found Monday night near Waynesboro, Ga. Aiken County Sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell said the clothing - which had been discolored by an exploded dye pack included with money taken from the bank -- w...

08/18/09 - 5:41pm
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