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Georgia will get $21 million in settlement with Pfizer drug firm

Attorney says money could pay for the coverage of more than 8,900 non-disabled Georgia children.

09/02/09 - 2:49pm

Man flips car at Martinez Kroger

A Dearing man was unscathed after the vehicle he was driving landed on its side in front of Kroger on Columbia Road in Martinez.

09/02/09 - 3:08pm

Qualifying under way for Grovetown Council seats

Qualifying started this week for the November election for Grovetown City Council. City Councilman Bruce Stoddard and city Councilwoman Rosa Lee Owens will be up for re-election on the November ballot. To qualify, candidates must submit a written application and $108 application fee between 9 a.m....

09/02/09 - 12:01pm

Police agencies compete Friday in softball game for charity

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and North Augusta Public Safety will compete against each other Friday in the inaugural Border Brawl: Cops for Charity Softball Game. The game will start at 7:05 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Tickets are $10 each and include admission to the Augusta Greenj...

09/02/09 - 11:57am

Beat the Pros contest winner announced

Brad Usry of Martinez is the winner of the Beat the Pros contest for Week 1. Usry was one of 15 folks who correctly picked all 10 high school football games to match the best effort by our pros. He won the drawing and will receive a Beat the Pros T-shirt. 09/02/09 - 11:39am

Police charge teen in 911 threat, suspect him in other calls

An Augusta teenager was arrested today after threatening a 911 dispatcher.

09/02/09 - 1:45pm

Golf hall of famer Hoard dies

ATHENS, Ga. -- Ed Hoard, a hall of fame golfer and a respected expert on PGA tournament rules, died Monday night of a heart attack. Hoard, 63, the husband of Athens-Clarke Commissioner Kathy Hoard, had been the golf instructor at the University of Georgia Golf Course since July 2008, but probably w...

01/12/10 - 4:50pm

Fee helping Chatham workers kick their smoking habit

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Chatham County employee James Putney is on his way to becoming smoke-free after 40 years of lighting up. After attending three of four smoking cessation classes, he is down from 20 to two cigarettes a day, Putney said. The county's plan to start charging employees who smoke an...

09/02/09 - 11:34am

SC's U.S. Sen. Graham hosts $1,000-a-plate PAC dinner

CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is hosting a dinner for his political action committee, and anyone who wants to attend should plan to bring their checkbook. Today's dinner in Charleston for the Republican lawmaker's Fund for America costs $1,000 a plate. Gra...

09/02/09 - 11:34am
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