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Square Eddie out of Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Derby contender Square Eddie is out of the Run for the Roses. Trainer Doug O’Neill says his 3-year old colt had a reoccurrence of a shin problem that hindered his training over the last three months. O’Neill said Square Eddie developed a hot spot in the sh...

04/28/09 - 9:51am

Downtown wreck kills minister; dump truck driver charged

A hospital chaplain is dead and a truck driver known for her cheerful demeanor faces vehicular homicide charges after a fatal accident this morning on Jones Street. Family members said Bill Snyder, a North Augusta minister and University Hospital chaplain, had bought his bumblebee-colored moped la...

04/28/09 - 10:22pm

Perdue signs flu bill

[YOUTUBE rz5PUAtxZvY] ATLANTA -- Georgia nurses and pharmacists have more authority to respond to the spreading swine flu outbreak and the governor has more power as the result of legislation Gov. Sonny Perdue signed this morning. The Access to Flu Vaccines Act cosponsored by the druggists in the ...

01/08/10 - 1:25pm

SC officials identify 2 'probable' cases of swine flu

NEWBERRY, S.C. — South Carolina health officials identified two probable cases of swine flu in the state Tuesday and the headmaster of a private school says those appeared to be mild cases linked to a student trip to Mexico. Test results show one student from Newberry Academy and a friend of ...

01/08/10 - 1:25pm

Georgia schools will be getting $670 million in stimulus funds

ATLANTA — The Georgia school board has approved $670 million in federal stimulus funds for special education programs and Title I schools — institutions in low-income rural and inner city areas. In a specially called meeting this morning, the board voted unanimously to begin distributing ...

01/08/10 - 12:58pm

Aiken plans road work

Crews in Aiken will be doing some minor resurfacing on local roads over the next several weeks, according to Jeff Terry, of the Aiken Department of the South Carolina Department of Transportation. These projects include: Baker Street, between Old Jackson Highway and Atomic Road. Burroughs Street,...

04/28/09 - 2:26pm

Confederate constitution emerges from Georgia archive

ATHENS, Ga. — The only known final copy of the Confederate Constitution is displayed one time each year, and you can count on an interesting scene when the fading 12-foot-long manuscript is unfurled. A heated debate emerged Monday, just inches from the fragile document, between the sandal-clad...

04/28/09 - 2:26pm

Richmond school changes to be discussed this afternoon

The Richmond County Board of Education will hold a Called Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Boardroom Auditorium of its central offices located at 864 Broad Street. The purpose of this meeting is for a Rightsizing Update. Specifically, the board will discuss the closing of Lamar Elementary S...

01/08/10 - 12:24pm

SC budget fight resumes today with stimulus fight ahead

COLUMBIA — Legislators are getting back to work on a $5.7 billion state budget. That's at the top of the Senate's agenda today as Gov. Mark Sanford's allies plan to unveil a detailed spending proposal of their own. Sen. Tom Davis of Beaufort said Friday he was wrapping up work on ...

04/28/09 - 2:26pm

Tip unsuccessful in search for suspect UGA professor's Jeep

BOGART, Ga. -- Oconee County sheriff’s deputies this afternoon inspected a property off Plantation Road in rural Bogart after a woman remembered that on Saturday she saw an SUV like the car of missing University of Georgia professor George Zinkhan III. Becky Stonecipher saw the Jeep pass her h...

04/28/09 - 4:12pm
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