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Fort Jackson welcomes all retired military this weekend

FORT JACKSON, S.C. — A South Carolina Army post is honoring military retirees from all service branches with two days of events designed to celebrate their service and improve their health. Officials at Fort Jackson, located outside Columbia, say there are 36,000 military retirees in the regi...

04/24/09 - 1:01pm

SC wildfire might accelerate today after overnight calm

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Spurting embers from a wildfire destroyed dozens of homes but left others among them untouched as it began turning away from the most-populated stretch of South Carolina's beaches. Firefighters expected the blaze to intensify today and turn northward after it destroye...

04/24/09 - 3:42pm

Critics here and hurdles ahead for mayor's ballpark plan

Coming Sunday: Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver called his shot earlier this month with an ambitious vision for a ballpark and entertainment complex in downtown Augusta. Mr. Copenhaver, however, still faces a series of hardball challenges in the months ahead, and it's apparent that not all the vo...

01/20/10 - 8:56pm

UGA vacancies go unfilled

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia administrators may resume some hiring next year, but they may continue to let vacant slots go unfilled if state tax revenues continue to drop, UGA President Michael Adams said Thursday. Adams would not rule out layoffs or furloughing employees to save money next...

04/24/09 - 3:38pm

UGA might act quickly on med school move

ATHENS, Ga. -- The University of Georgia could begin moving parts of its growing College of Public Health into buildings on the U.S. Navy Supply Corps School campus even before the Navy school completely moves out. UGA President Michael Adams said Thursday that administrators are negotiating with N...

04/24/09 - 3:38pm

Aquinas ends its season 12-3-1

The coaches met before the game, chatting about the forecast for whichever one was lucky enough to survive what promised to be an even girls soccer match between old region rivals Aquinas and Athens Academy. “We said, 'Hey, you either win or you lose,'” Aquinas coach Tommy Garcia said. Tha...

04/23/09 - 10:35pm

Augusta man arrested in pizza delivery robbery

An Augusta man was arrested today in connection to an armed robbery of a pizza delivery man.

04/23/09 - 10:37pm

Mother of child found wandering streets arrested

The mother of a child found wandering the streets was arrested today.

04/23/09 - 10:37pm

Legislation could affect Augusta's Olin plant

A bill that would require phasing out of mercury-based technology at four chlorine factories – including the Olin Corp. plant in Augusta – was introduced today by Rep. Dan Schakowsky, an Illinois Democrat. If passed, it would require elimination of the mercury-ce...

04/23/09 - 7:53pm

Season ticket holders sue Lynx

A group of former Augusta Lynx season ticket holders have filed a lawsuit in Richmond County Magistrate Court against the defunct minor league hockey team for $3,308.32. In the suit, the five season ticket holders, Michelle Baldwin, Thomas Yarbrough, Pamela Scrum, James Condon and Kelly Ayres, said...

04/23/09 - 7:27pm
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