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State panel restores increases in Graniteville water rates

COLUMBIA -- It does not appear Graniteville residents will get lower water rates, despite the efforts of local lawmakers. The state Public Service Commission decided this afternoon to return the water rates to the higher levels that had alarmed many residents when they got their latest bills. The ...

08/12/09 - 4:05pm

SC school systems release scholarship numbers

AIKEN -- Aiken County students earned $33.9 million in college scholarships for 2008-2009, according to totals released today by the South Carolina Education Department. Statewide, students earned $869 million in college scholarships, which was up more than $100 million from the 2007-2008 school ye...

08/12/09 - 2:00pm

Police search after bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred today at the Regions Bank on Peach Orchard Road.

08/12/09 - 4:42pm

University system employees will be furloughed six days

Employees of the University System of Georgia will be furloughed six days in the next fiscal year, the Board of Regents ruled today.

08/12/09 - 3:01pm

Aiken County's latest most wanted list released

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office released today its latest most wanted list, this time focusing on those facing criminal domestic violence charges. Those on the list and their last known address are: Carlos Antonio Allen, 32, who goes by the nickname “Lupe”; of the 2100 block of Sas...

08/12/09 - 1:11pm

PSC meets today on Graniteville and Vaucluse rates

The South Carolina Public Service Commission will again address new water and sewer rates for Graniteville and Vaucluse residents at a 2 p.m. meeting today....

08/12/09 - 11:34am

One arrested, another sought in theft from school

Richmond County investigators have arrested one man and are looking for another after reportedly witnessing the men stealing computers from Tubman Middle School early today....

08/12/09 - 11:28am

Area could see stormy weather today

A hazardous weather outlook has been issued for the Augusta area for today, meaning there is a chance for some severe storms. According to the National Weather Service, several thunderstorms are expected to develop into this afternoon, some capable of producing strong winds and hail....

08/12/09 - 12:08pm

Regents list of building projects includes Augusta projects

ATLANTA -- The Board of Regents overseeing the state's 35 public colleges set the list of building projects it will ask the General Assembly to fund in January, including projects on Augusta campuses. Even though the state budget for daily operations is shrinking during the recession, building ...

01/19/10 - 10:45pm

Atlanta 6-year-old hit by SUV dies

CLARKSTON, Ga. - A 6-year-old who was hit by an SUV after getting off a MARTA bus with her mother has died.

08/12/09 - 9:12am
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