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Activists unhappy with action on nuisance ordinance request

Harrisburg activists Lori Davis and James "Butch" Palmer pitched a Chronic Nuisance Properties Ordinance to the Augusta Commission today and were none too pleased with how it turned out. The two were on today's Public Safety committee agenda. Mr. Palmer, a candidate for commission District 1, a...

01/21/10 - 12:41am

Review suggests changes for SRS contractors

Savannah River Site contractors handling more than $200 million in projects associated with two defunct nuclear reactors must correct “significant deficiencies” in recordkeeping and documentation, according to a newly released external review. The site received $1.6 billion in American Re...

09/28/09 - 2:01pm

Lake wind advisory until 8 p.m

A lake wind advisory remains in effect until 8 p.m. today for most counties in east central Georgia and western South Carolina, the weather service says. Such an advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats and personal watercraft will be prone to capsizing, and bo...

09/28/09 - 12:49pm

Wounds to inmates at jail were 'self-inflicted'

THOMSON – Lacerations that two inmates received at the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center earlier today were "self-inflicted," said Sheriff Logan Marshall.

09/28/09 - 5:53pm

No foul play suspected in infant death

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 5-week-old infant that was found unresponsive this morning in North Augusta. Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said this afternoon the manner of death was natural and the child had no signs of injuries or trauma. North Augusta Public Saf...

09/28/09 - 5:23pm

Man charged in wreck that caused North Augusta blackout

A Graniteville man turned himself in to authorities this morning after leaving the scene of an accident that left parts of North Augusta without power Sunday night. Christopher Kenta Dunbar, 30, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, driving with a suspended license and driving too fast...

09/28/09 - 12:53pm

Obama making Olympic trip

President Obama will travel to Denmark this week to support Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

09/28/09 - 8:54am

Fewer expected at SC bike rally

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -– South Carolina police expect a smaller crowd at a Myrtle Beach area bike rally beginning this week.

09/28/09 - 8:48am

SC won't fight adult billboads

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The South Carolina attorney general's office won't appeal a federal court ruling that allows billboards for adult businesses along the state's roads.

09/28/09 - 8:44am

Hotel rooms named for famed

ST. MARYS, Ga. — Guests staying at the Riverview Hotel will see a disclaimer if they stay in a room dedicated to former Gov. Eugene Talmadge. It says the owners have not now or ever endorsed Talmadge’s politics.

09/28/09 - 8:31am
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