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Replacing Tarver could hit taxpayers

If President Obama is going to pick Sen. Ed Tarver to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, time is running out to fill his seat at no cost to taxpayers. Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said that even if Mr. Tarver were nominated today, it...

01/08/10 - 1:21pm

Increased enrollment could lead to classroom shifts in Aiken County

Aiken County’s attendance numbers are up, which means classroom shifts are expected. The district’s enrollment has increased in every attendance area, except Area 1, according to three-and-six day counts provided to the school board Tuesday. The additional students means classes that are...

08/26/09 - 12:18pm

Lt. gov asks embattled Sanford to resign

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's lieutenant governor called on Gov. Mark Sanford to resign Wednesday, promising to put aside his own political ambitions if that convinces fellow Republicans wary of elevating him to urge Sanford to step down.

08/26/09 - 1:36pm

Chambliss states opposition to health care reform in local meeting today

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss tells chamber members and Augusta health care leaders tax credits are the solution to get health insurance for those who need it.

08/26/09 - 5:56pm

Music educator influenced hundreds including Jessye Norman

Rosa Harris Sanders Creque, whose funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1114 Twelfth St., was one of those remarkable people who touched literally hundreds of lives.

01/19/10 - 12:16am

Clarke inmate pays for bad call

A man left prison Monday after serving two years for drug possession and other crimes, but he went directly to jail as the first inmate in Clarke County to violate a law that forbids prisoners from using cell phones and the Internet.

08/26/09 - 8:32am

One dead in Columbia Co. mobile home fire

A fatal mobile home fire claimed the life of a Columbia County resident this morning.

08/26/09 - 9:54am

Feds end review of Ga. court policy

ATLANTA - The Justice Department has ended its review of how Georgia courts handle the wearing of religious head coverings after court officials changed their policy.

08/26/09 - 8:16am

Edgefield officials looking for child molester

The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating an Edgefield man who is wanted on a charge of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

08/26/09 - 8:03am

More than 190 jobs available at job fair today

On the heels of Thursday's job fair at the Henry H. Brigham Community Center, Augusta’s Goodwill Career Center is hosting a three-day career week.

08/26/09 - 7:54am
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