Things To Know Today

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Saturday weather
August ends with high temps and low clouds. There is a chance of thunderstorms.
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You Can Help
Golden Harvest Food Bank is seeking volunteers for the 21st annual Spooky to Be Hungry food drive, its largest of the year. To volunteer or request a collection barrel, call (706) 736-1199 or e-mail Events Manager Carrie Jones at
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Weekend DUI Crackdown
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is expecting a busy weekend that combines Labor Day traffic with Clemson football traffic. Georgia troopers say they're watching, too.
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Tonight's Big Game
Saturday's big game features the No. 5 UGA Bulldogs at No. 8 Clemson Tigers and will be televised at 8 p.m. on ABC-Channel 6.
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Things To Do
8 p.m. -- Watch the game at Somewhere In Augusta _____ 10 p.m. -- Will McCranie, Bain Mattox, John Krueger at Sky City and McKenzies Mill at The Country Club.
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Guilty Of Shooting Toddler
MARIETTA, Ga. — An 18-year-old man was convicted of murder in the shooting of a baby who was riding in a stroller alongside his mom in a town in coastal Georgia despite the defense's attempt to cast guilt upon several others, including the child's parents. Jurors deliberated about two hours before finding De'Marquise Elkins guilty of 11 counts.
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Duchess Kate Out in Public
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public appearance since the birth of Prince George as she joined husband Prince William at Breakwater Country Park for the start of the Ring O' Fire Anglesey Coastal Ultra Marathon, a three-day, 135-mile foot race around the rugged coast of Anglesey, Wales,
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Traffic Watch
LANE CLOSURES: Construction-related lane closures on interstates will be suspended during the holiday weekend.
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Syrians Await U.S. Response
Syrians demonstrated against the U.S. on Friday, vowing resistance against America if air strikes come.

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