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Suspect surrenders in fatal North Augusta shooting

Police said this afternoon that a suspect in a fatal shooting in North Augusta on Thursday has surrendered. They say Dewanye Issac, 25, turned himself in. Mr. Issac is wanted in the death of Exzradrian Holloway, 32, of 542 Hugh St. North Augusta....

06/12/09 - 2:47pm

SRS job fairs planned in Barnwell, Allendale

The U.S. Department of Energy will hold two town hall meetings and job fairs involving the upcoming boost of stimulus money to Savannah River Site. The U.S. Department of Energy will hold two town hall meetings and job fairs involving the upcoming boost of stimulus money to Savannah River Site. Th...

06/12/09 - 3:16pm

Hephzibah teen arrested in shooting

Police have arrested a Hephzibah man in connection with the June 3 drive-by shooting of a teenager in the foot and hip. Herman Lee Smith III, 17, is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s jail commi...

06/12/09 - 6:32am

Georgia governor's candidate Karen Handel touts experience

Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel touted her ability as a crisis solver as she stumped tonight for governor during a meeting of the Greater Columbia County Republican Women. As the chief executive officer of the North Fulton County Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Handel said she brought the organiza...

06/11/09 - 9:08pm

Woods to play with Harrington, Cabrera

Defending champion Tiger Woods will play the first two rounds of the U.S. Open with Padraig Harrington and Angel Cabrera, giving fans at Bethpage Black a chance to see the reigning champions of all four majors. Harrington won the British Open and the PGA Championship last year, while Cabrera won th...

06/11/09 - 8:35pm

9 more plead guilty in SC DSS check cashing scheme

COLUMBIA — Prosecutors say there have been more guilty pleas in a check-cashing scheme to defraud South Carolina's social services agency of up to $5.2 million. U.S. Attorney Walt Wilkins says Sandra Alston, Eddie Belton, Barbara Boyd, Sophia Clark, John Cannon, Lawanda Gadson, Brenda Good...

06/11/09 - 6:54pm

Suburban Atlanta school official quits amid cheating probe

ATLANTA — A suburban Atlanta elementary school principal has resigned and the assistant principal has been reassigned because they changed answers on fifth-grade standardized tests to improve scores and help the school meet federal achievement standards, officials said today....

06/11/09 - 7:32pm

Nine events set for next 11 weekends

The long break is over for the Regions Cup amateur golf series, which begins a grueling stretch Friday. After five weeks off, the series resumes with the City of Augusta Match Play Championship, the second event of the 10-tournament season. This will be the first of nine tournaments in 11 weekend...

06/11/09 - 6:43pm

Wie five back; Ochoa seven behind

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. – For the second time in four years, Nicole Castrale topped the leaderboard after the first round of the LPGA Championship. This time, if she can avoid twisting her ankle on a pesky drain, Castrale might leave Bulle Rock with a memory worth cherishing. Castrale birdied six...

06/11/09 - 6:48pm

Berry suspended indefinitely

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The crew chief for Nationwide Series driver Brendan Gaughan has been suspended indefinitely for using a racial slur about rival driver Marc Davis, who is black. Bryan Berry was angry with Davis during Saturday night's race at Nashville Superspeedway because of a pit-road colli...

06/11/09 - 6:02pm
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