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Women's group awards grants to community non-profits

Women in Philanthropy of the CSRA presented $60,000 in grants to three area non-profits during a luncheon today at the Augusta Country Club. Child Enrichment received a $19,500 grant which will be used to bring in additional resources for its therapy and Court Appointed Special Advocates programs. ...

04/23/09 - 12:10pm

SC legislators OK cuts to local government aid

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A $50 million reduction in state funding to local governments has won key approval by legislators working on the state's budget.

04/23/09 - 3:51pm

State board to allocate stimulus money to schools Tuesday

The state Board of Education has called a special meeting to discuss dispersing federal stimulus funds, according to a news release issued by the department Thursday.

04/23/09 - 3:58pm

Pharmacy made mistake in horse deaths

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - An official at a Florida pharmacy said Thursday the business incorrectly prepared a supplement given to 21 polo horses that died over the weekend while preparing to play in a championship match.

04/23/09 - 11:55am

Murder suspect in custody

An Augusta man charged in a May murder is now in jail.

04/23/09 - 11:35am

Athens first-grader arrested for hitting teacher

ATHENS, Ga. - A first-grader has been arrested on charges she attacked her teacher.

04/23/09 - 3:09pm

Fire destroys Augusta home

Firefighters are working to put out hot spots at a house fire reported early Thursday morning.

04/23/09 - 10:39am

Power back on at 2 schools in south Augusta

A widespread electrical power outage was reported this morning in south Augusta, but things appeared to return to normal by 11:15 a.m. Two Richmond County schools operated without power for a few hours. Jamestown Elementary and Morgan Road Middle schools were without power, according to Director o...

04/23/09 - 7:50pm

Georgia burn ban starts May 1

Georgia’s annual air quality ban on outdoor burning, mostly in the northern half of the state, begins May 1. The annual restrictions will be in place for 54 counties through Sept. 30....

04/23/09 - 3:50pm

Aiken schools alter schedules

Aiken County schools will have early dismissal once a month to provide teachers more common planning periods. This week the school board approved a dismissal time of 12:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month. Some months, including August and January might not be included due to limited clas...

04/23/09 - 7:57pm
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