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Harlem wreck disrupts power

About 600 Harlem residents went without power for about six hours this morning after a power pole snapped following a wreck. No one was injured in the wreck that occurred just after 6 a.m. Willie Edwards, 60, of North Augusta, was driving a 2008 GMC Sierra K3500 truck pulling a gooseneck trailer o...

03/16/09 - 7:32pm

ASU vs. USC Aiken, regional championship tickets on sale

Advance tickets for Tuesday night's Southeast Regional championship between Augusta State and USC Aiken are on sale until 4 p.m. today at the Christenberry Fieldhouse box office. Tickets also can be purchased at aug.edu/athletics until 4 p.m. today. The Christenberry Fieldhouse box office will ...

01/19/10 - 12:57am

Aiken holdup suspect arrested

AIKEN -- Aiken authorities have arrested a man following an armed robbery of a hotel early this morning. The incident occurred at 2:48 a.m. at Econo Lodge on Richland Avenue West, according to a release from David Turno, of the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Dorian C. Dunbar was arrested follo...

03/16/09 - 1:38pm

Local banker meets with Obama

Dan Blanton, the president and CEO of Georgia Bank & Trust, is meeting this morning with President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., to discuss small business lending issues. Mr. Blanton is one of three American Bankers Association-member community bankers, along with ABA Chief Operating Office...

03/16/09 - 1:44pm

Rights leader Lowery in hospital

ATLANTA — The Rev. Joseph Lowery was recovering today after the civil rights leader was hospitalized following a dizzy spell as he greeted parishioners at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Lowery was the keynote speaker at a service to mark Ebenezer's 123rd anniversary. Called "America's Freedo...

03/16/09 - 9:52am

Student charged in shaver assault

BAMBERG, S.C. — A South Carolina high school student has been charged with assault for cutting another student with an eyebrow shaver. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported today that a 16-year-old girl at Bamberg-Ehrhardt High cut a 15-year-old boy above his elbow with the razor's...

03/16/09 - 9:56am

Owner of 4 lost cows found

Columbia County officials said they have found the owner of 4 lost cows. The owner was not identified in a news release sent out this afternoon. The county's Animal Care & Control department picked up four animals Friday found running loose on Three Oaks Golf Course. The cows had apparent...

03/16/09 - 3:37pm

Savannah St. Pat's finds crowds, DUI arrests, potty problems

SAVANNAH -- At least 60 people were arrested over St. Patrick's Day weekend by officers from police departments across the state who were deployed throughout Chatham County, officials said. From Friday morning to Saturday night, at least 23 people were booked into the Chatham County jail on sus...

03/16/09 - 4:53am

Clemson to face Michigan in NCAA tournament

SENECA, S.C. - Clemson is in the NCAA tournament for the second straight year, and the seventh-seeded Tigers will take on Michigan in the opening round. The Tigers (23-8) will play Thursday in Kansas City, Mo. In early February, Clemson had only lost two games and beat Duke 74-47. But the Tigers l...

03/15/09 - 9:33pm

Chipper Jones out of WBC with strained side muscle

MIAMI - Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones will miss the rest of the World Baseball Classic because of a strain in his right side that has bothered him for a week. Jones, who is 0-for-10 with six strikeouts in the WBC, was scratched from Sunday's game against the Netherlands after he aggravated ...

03/15/09 - 9:27pm

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