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Richmond student scores improve on state graduation test

Preliminary results released this afternoon show that Richmond County’s scores improved three of the four sections of the Georgia High School Graduation Test and were unchanged in the other section....

05/14/09 - 2:52pm

Jobs a focus of call-in radio show

State labor officials are participating in a statewide radio call-in about jobs Friday. Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond and his staff will talk with listeners of 18 Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations across the state as part of the department’s Jobs in Georgia...

05/14/09 - 12:53pm

Changes come for coliseum panel

The current Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority board’s time is up at 11:59 p.m. on May 31, but whether a new board will be in place the next morning is uncertain, leaving open the possibility that the civic center complex’s management company could be left running the two venues wi...

01/20/10 - 10:54pm

Olympiad brings both science fun and competiton to Augusta

The National Science Olympiad officially kicks off Friday and will continue throughout the weekend at Augusta State University, the host of the event, and neighboring schools and churches. “We’ll have buses here from all over the country,” said Denise Moore, technology and operations...

01/19/10 - 9:44pm

Sale to aid homeless pets

The CSRA Humane Society plans to sell goods to help homeless pets next month. The animal shelter seeks the community’s help with gathering furniture, books, toys, electronics and other items for a rummage sale that will be held on June 6. The humane society, which remains the onl...

05/14/09 - 4:25pm

3 charged in exploiting elderly man's train wreck settlement

AIKEN -- Three Graniteville women have been arrested by Aiken County authorities following allegations that a 78-year-old man was being financially exploited. According to an arrest warrant, Minnie Lee Jeff, of McArthur Drive, has been charged with two counts of exploitation of a vulnerable adult. ...

05/14/09 - 3:35pm

Thomson coach, player to miss today's game

Thomson Head Coach Terry Holder won’t be making the decisions in Game 3 of today’s best-of-three Class AAA state baseball playoffs against Northside-Columbus. In fact, the legendary prep baseball skipper won’t even be at the ballpark. One of the Thomson star players, Abram Cartledge...

05/14/09 - 1:59pm

UGA's Poythress up for Howser award

Georgia junior first baseman Rich Poythress is among 16 semifinalists for the 2009 Dick Howser Trophy. The Dick Howser Trophy is given annually to the top player in college baseball by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in conjunction with the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commer...

05/14/09 - 11:16am

Bail set in Augusta man's death

FLORENCE, Ala. — A judge has set bail at $75,999 for a man charged with killing an Augusta man at an apartment complex where he was visiting his mother for Mother's Day.

05/14/09 - 10:45am

Chrysler rejecting Augusta, Aiken dealers

Chrysler is rejecting two local dealers.

05/14/09 - 1:11pm

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