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Road work to watch for next week

Drivers should prepare for several road and lane closures from Aug. 10 to Aug. 15 across Richmond County, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation press release.

08/05/09 - 7:28am

Georgia DOT transit grants frozen by feds

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that the Federal Transit Administration has frozen transit grants to Georgia because of financial management issues.

08/05/09 - 7:21am

Wal-Mart opens hiring center for new Grovetown store

Wal-Mart has opened a hiring center on South Belair Road to begin finding the 275 new employees for its Grovetown store, which is under construction on Lewiston Road near Interstate 20. The majority of associates will begin work in September to help prepare the store for its grand opening in the fa...

08/05/09 - 6:56am

Pregnant woman car-jacked in drive-thru

A 20-year-old pregnant woman was thrown from her vehicle early Wednesday morning during an apparent car-jacking at Krystal’s on Deans Bridge Road.

08/05/09 - 6:43am

Clerk prevents armed robbery Tuesday

A 59-year-old clerk at the Family Dollar on East Martintown Road stopped an armed robber from snatching her register’s cash drawer Tuesday afternoon.

08/05/09 - 8:06am

Accused SC bomb plotter expected to plead guilty

FLORENCE, S.C. - The South Carolina teenager accused of plotting to blow up his high school is expected to plead guilty to federal explosives charges.

08/05/09 - 6:25am

Suspect arrested, charged in Vernon Forrest murder

Atlanta Police said Tuesday night that a 20-year-old has been charged with charged with murder, aggravated assault and armed robbery.

08/04/09 - 10:26pm

Man accused of stalking Miley Cyrus held in Columbia County

An Appling man was taken into custody today by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office on a charge of criminal attempt stalking.

08/04/09 - 9:00pm

PSC to meet Wednesday on Graniteville water rates

The South Carolina Public Service Commission will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Columbia on a request from some area state legislators that it reconsider recent rate increases for Graniteville and Vaucluse water customers.

08/04/09 - 6:08pm

Evans man charged in wreck

An Evans man was released from the hospital and charged in a Monday wreck that seriously injured an Appling woman.

08/04/09 - 4:28pm
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