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Aiken County bringing 'themes' to schools with future careers in mind

Aiken County Public Schools announced 4 new programs, including 2 science and math specific programs.

Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 23:51:32 GMT

Stop the violence movement seeing more and more support

At first when Philly Cheesesteak Factory owner Lala Alston said she was going to get guns off Augusta's streets some people laughed, some people thought nobody would bring in a gun, but people like Harry Matos are proving the critics wrong.

Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 00:54:19 GMT

A newly elected commissioner wants to improve Gordon Highway

After winning the seat to be the new face on the Augusta Commission and serving the district that Regency Mall sits on, Andrew Jefferson thinks he will be able to change things, but says it won't be easy.

Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 21:44:05 GMT

Another bridge about to close in Aiken County, causing 9 mile detour

The Old Jackson Highway Bridge in Aiken County will close starting June 6th, causing a major detour for those along the road.

Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 00:56:46 GMT

UPDATE | Paine College receives large donation to help balance budget

Paine College board of trustees say they will have a balanced budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, the first time in 16 years.

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 22:23:08 GMT

Justice Department to seek death penalty in Charleston church shooting case

The Justice Department says it intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 22:38:17 GMT

UPDATE| More illegal guns are off the street after Suns Out Guns Out of the Wrong Hands initiative

89 illegal guns are off the streets thanks to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's Suns Out Guns Out of the Wrong Hands initiative.

Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 04:23:44 GMT

Graniteville man charged with felony after severely injuring woman in car accident

A Graniteville man has been arrested after driving across the centerline on Highway 78 and severely injuring a 62-year-old woman.

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 19:00:26 GMT

Millennials gaining on Baby Boomers at the polls

Millennials and Baby Boomers are tied for the very first time with 31 percent of the voting population, but numbers at the polls tell a different story.

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 07:37:48 GMT

Augusta Mayor wants city to limit train noise downtown

Downtown Augusta has seen success in the past year filling storefronts along Broad Street, but Mayor Hardie Davis wants to see Augusta compete with the kind of development other city's are doing, cities like Greenville and Charlotte are building up, as well as out.

Published: Mon, 23 May 2016 22:20:00 GMT