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Amber alert issued

An Amber Alert has been issued for a one-year-old child who has gone missing from Lancaster, S.C., according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Authorities are looking for suspect Gerardo Reyes, who is believed to be in a tan Isuzu Rodeo, with a South Carolina license plate ...

02/20/09 - 12:17am

Kuhlke re-elected to DOT board

ATLANTA -- Bill Kuhlke, of Augusta, has been re-elected to the board of the Georgia Department of Transportation. Mr. Kuhlke represents the 10th congressional district....

02/19/09 - 6:43pm

Tiger to return at Match Play event

LOS ANGELES -- Eight months after winning the U.S. Open on one good leg, a healthy Tiger Woods is returning to golf. Woods said on his Web site Thursday that he will defend his title next week in the Accenture Match Play Championship, believing his reconstructed left knee and his game is fit enough...

02/19/09 - 7:22pm

Evans man to be executed Friday

COLUMBIA — Investigator Don Bullock made a promise nearly two decades ago: He would watch Luke Williams die for killing his wife and son in a failed attempt to collect life insurance.

02/19/09 - 6:38pm

Commissioners OK SPLOST list

Augusta city commissioners approved a final SPLOST list this afternoon totaling $184,724,000 in civic expenditures. The vote on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax passed 9-0 with Commissioner Joe Bowles absent. Mayor Pro tem Alvin Mason made the motion to approve City Administrator Fred Ru...

02/19/09 - 6:52pm

Braves, Francouer reach deal

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Outfielder Jeff Francoeur agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves worth $3,375,000, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing. The two sides came to an agreement shortly before midnight Wednesday at the midway point between their two offers, just hours before they w...

02/19/09 - 4:56pm

South Carolina plans to spend $200 million on road projects

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Transportation Commission adopted plans today to pump $200 million into statewide highway building and resurfacing, new sidewalks, bridge repairs and safety projects as it rushes to commit its share of federal stimulus cash.

02/19/09 - 3:19pm

Sanford says South Carolina might accept stimulus money

WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says his state might accept money from President Barack Obama's stimulus plan even though he is ideologically opposed to it.

02/19/09 - 11:34am

1 dead, 7 injured as severe storms pelt Ga., Ala.

ATLANTA - One person was killed and at least 7 were injured when tornados, thunderstorms and hail downed trees and power lines in a sweep across Georgia and Alabama, authorities said today.

02/19/09 - 4:36pm

Murder suspect, 27, captured

Acting on a tip, Richmond County authorities arrested a man on murder charges this afternoon. Investigators said they found Lance Lampkin, 27, at a residence in the 2200 block of Raleigh Drive, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s press release. Mr. Lampkin was wanted in connection with t...

02/18/09 - 5:57pm

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ARC to honor 1956 championship team

Because the championship year of 1956 has never lost its glory in Richmond Academy football lore, the team will be honored Thursday at the third annual ARC Hall of Fame banquet, where 10 alumni ...
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