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New teachers getting taught

New Aiken County teachers are undergoing their first training session today at Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle School. Almost 70 teachers are being introduced to the district’s policies and procedures. Community members, including David Jameson, of the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, are on ...

08/10/09 - 10:45am

Security Federal posts lower quarterly income

Security Federal Corp. reported lower net income for the first quarter. The Aiken-based holding company for Security Federal Bank reported earnings of $129,000 for the three months that ended June 30, or 5 cents per share, compared to $802,000, or 32 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2008....

08/10/09 - 9:04am

Deputies charge 7 with dogfighting

SUMTER, S.C. — Sheriff's deputies have charged seven people in connection with a weekend dogfight. More than 20 people were at the Sumter County home when deputies arrived about 1 a.m. Sunday, but many ran into the woods. Authorities seized chains, weapons and medicine for animals at the p...

08/10/09 - 8:19am

Smooth opening so far at new Grovetown High

When the new school year started this morning, so did Columbia County’s newest high school.

01/08/10 - 4:56pm

Broun to hold second town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will hold a second town hall meeting tonight in Columbia County to hear from citizens concerned about the new federal health care bill.

01/08/10 - 1:09pm

Analysis: Isakson Senate seat secure from Demo challenge

In March, I asked Democratic political consultant Beth Schapiro how her party might unseat U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson next year. "It's hard to conceive of that happening," Schapiro said. "I really don't see a scenario under which he can be beaten." Five months later, Schapiro, whose Atlanta-...

08/10/09 - 5:51am

Motel shooting suspect named

Authorities have identified a man wanted in connection with a shooting Sunday night at an Augusta motel.

08/10/09 - 2:31pm

First morning rush over for Columbia County school traffic

Drivers should watch for school children and buses today as school resumes in Columbia County.

08/10/09 - 12:25pm

Titans defeat Bills in HOF game

CANTON, Ohio – Kerry Collins was sharp and Vince Young tentative for the Tennessee Titans in overshadowing Terrell Owens’ debut for the Buffalo Bills. With a little trickery and a solid performance by the Collins-led starting offense, Tennessee opened the preseason with a 21-18 win in the...

08/09/09 - 11:17pm

Police seeking man who robbed Bath and Body Works

Police are seeking a man who robbed the Bath and Body Works at 224 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway Saturday night.

08/09/09 - 10:36pm
 
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