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2 months ago

AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR CLUES IN CAUSE OF DEADLY FIRE

AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR CLUES IN CAUSE OF DEADLY FIRE Firefighters stayed on the scene of Tuesday’s deadly fire at Marshall Square Retirement Center in Evans overnight, putting out hot spots and making sure the fire did not rekindle. Yesterday’s fire claimed the life of 91 year old resident Dorothy Carpenter, and 85 other residents displaced […]

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SECOND CHILD DIES FROM WRECK ON RIVERWATCH PARKWAY

  SECOND CHILD DIES FROM WRECK ON RIVERWATCH PARKWAY A second child has died as a result of a two vehicle crash Monday on Riverwatch Parkway at Stevens Creek Road. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said 9 year old Qumain Jones of Augusta died late last night at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. 8 year old […]

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MAN’S BODY RECOVERED FROM THURMOND LAKE

MAN’S BODY RECOVERED FROM THURMOND LAKE A Thomson man’s body was recovered from Thurmond Lake this morning, nearly two weeks after he fell off a jet ski there. Witnesses said they saw 43 year old Christopher Lee Harper fall and resurface.  They say they never saw him again. Divers and Department of Natural Resources crews […]

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ONE DEAD IN MARSHALL SQUARE FIRE

  Photo courtesy Laura J Bradford: ONE DEAD IN MARSHALL SQUARE FIRE An elderly woman died in a devastating fire at Marshall Square Retirement Community off Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans early this morning.  An elderly woman who was unaccounted for was finally found hours later in the building. Residents in the upscale community were […]

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HOMELESS MAN’S DEATH SUSPICIOUS

HOMELESS MAN’S DEATH SUSPICIOUS A homeless man was found dead this morning in the 1900 block of Gordon Highway and Kissingbower Drive. Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified him as 51 year old James Tuck. Investigators say Tuck was known to frequent the area near D&M Stop & Shop and Alter Ego’s Bar & […]

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2 months ago

NO CHANGE IN SOUTH CAROLINA’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

NO CHANGE IN SOUTH CAROLINA’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE There was no change in South Carolina’s unemployment rate last month. The Department of Employment and Workforce announced today the state’s jobless figure for April stayed at 6.7%.  Nationally, unemployment dropped to 5.4%. Aiken County’s jobless rate stayed the same at 6% and Edgefield County held steady with […]

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KROGER STORES RAISING MONEY FOR LOCAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

KROGER STORES RAISING MONEY FOR LOCAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL Area Kroger stores will be asking customers to Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are through June 9th, and purchase $1 Miracle Balloons to raise money for Children’s Hospital of Georgia, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. This year, donations will help fund an expansion of CHOG’s Level […]

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2 months ago

SANTORUM ANNOUNCES WHITE HOUSE RUN

  SANTORUM ANNOUNCES WHITE HOUSE RUN Republican Rick Santorum has announced he’s running for president again. The aggressive advocate for conservative family values announced his plans for a second run this morning. The former Pennsylvania senator won 11 states on his way to a second-place finish in the 2012 Republican primary election.  He faces considerable […]

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