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USC Aiken, Savannah River National Laboratory sign scholars agreement

The Savannah River National Laboratory and the University of South Carolina Aiken are joining in a new program to help students prepare for laboratory careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

08/14/15 - 9:16pm

Ga. consumer protection unit fails, audit says

ATLANTA -- State auditors released a critical analysis Thursday of the state's consumer protection unit, which enforces many laws, such as the state's "lemon law" dealing with defective cars and laws regulating health spas and home remodelers.

08/14/15 - 4:40am

Georgia Regents University cancer research building named for developer Bert Storey

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved the naming of the M. Bert Storey Cancer Research Building at Georgia Regents University after Sto­rey and others pledged $9 million toward its construction.

08/14/15 - 12:49am

Fire marshal put on leave during investigation

Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard has been placed on paid leave pending the results of an external investigation, General Counsel Andrew Mackenzie confirmed.

08/14/15 - 12:48am

Yellow buses get SC town in trouble

CONWAY, S.C. - It seems yellow is just the wrong color for the buses that the regional transit authority in the Myrtle Beach area recently bought.

08/13/15 - 1:54pm

SC teachers in grade-change probe

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. - A Berkeley County high school principal and athletic director are on administrative leave after being accused of tampering with a student-athlete's grades.

08/13/15 - 1:58pm

Atlanta homeless shelter called 'hub' for tuberculosis

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has outlined plans to use eminent domain to take control of a large homeless shelter he says has become a hub for tuberculosis.

08/13/15 - 1:57pm

Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma no-hits Orioles

SEATTLE - Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.

08/12/15 - 9:58pm

Commissioners push for more public safety, other changes in SPLOST package

Augusta commissioners proposed sweeping changes to the sales tax package assembled by City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson, including increasing public safety funding.

08/12/15 - 7:50am

SC company fined $230,000

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Sonoco, a global packaging corporation, has been fined $230,000 for operating an unapproved coal ash dump near its headquarters in eastern South Carolina.

08/11/15 - 2:09pm
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