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200,000 in Carolinas yet to claim stimulus check

RALEIGH, N.C. - Some 200,000 retirees and disabled veterans in the Carolinas have only three weeks to file for an economic stimulus check.

09/24/08 - 10:36am

Five arrested in shooting death of Grovetown man

Authorities arrested five Augusta teenagers tonight in the fatal shooting of a Grovetown man during what police described as a home invasion. According to police, an unnamed 14-year-old boy and the following others now face a charge of murder in the death of 33-year-old Ricky Gibson: Willie Bernard...

09/24/08 - 8:59am

Car crashes into fast food restaurant

A motorist crashed a vehicle into an Augusta fast food restaurant Tuesday night, but there were no injuries. The incident at the Arby's at 2733 Washington Road occurred about 7 p.m. Richmond County sheriff's Deputy Kent Meyers said the car that crashed into the Arby's had rear ended another vehicl...

09/23/08 - 11:32pm

Police investigate shooting at Augusta apartments

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday night at an Augusta apartment complex. The incident was reported about 8 p.m. at Cherry Tree Crossing Apartments, in the 1500 block of Bleakley Street. Richmond County sheriff's Investigator Tim Rzasa said one man was shot in the stomach and...

09/23/08 - 11:28pm

Ga. cop killer gets last-minute execution reprieve

ATLANTA - The U.S. Supreme Court gave a reprieve to a Georgia inmate less than two hours before he was to be executed Tuesday for the 1989 slaying of an off-duty police officer.

09/23/08 - 6:10pm

Coliseum authority will pay member's $10,000 legal bill

Without a vote this morning, Augus­ta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority members approved paying a $10,000 legal bill from the attorney representing member William Fennoy.

01/20/10 - 10:12pm

Police create senior wandering warning system

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Law enforcement agencies in a half dozen South Carolina counties say they're setting up systems to alert the public when senior citizens suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's wander away.

09/23/08 - 12:56pm

Ga. schools improving performance on federal law

ATLANTA - A new report shows the number of Georgia schools facing the stiffest sanctions under the federal No Child Left Behind law is decreasing, bucking a national trend.

09/23/08 - 11:30am

North Augusta man arrested after brother found dead

A North Augusta man was charged this morning in the death of his younger brother. According to a news release from the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, Paul Richard Hett, 54, 100 block of Argyle Street, North Augusta, has been charged with murder in the death of his brother, David P. Het...

09/23/08 - 9:33am

UGA's Munson announces retirement

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia play-by-play radio announcer Larry Munson has called his last game. The 85-year-old Munson announced on Monday that he has retired, effective immediately. He said he owes Georgia fans "so much more than I can give." Munson had surgery April 4 to remove blood clots from his ...

09/22/08 - 5:37pm

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SRS shipments halted until 2016

Savannah River Site can't resume shipments of Cold War nuclear waste materials to an underground repository in New Mexico until at least 2016 when the federal government reopens the facility to ...
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