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Police Blotter

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:03am

The murder trial of Lacy Aaron Schmidt, 15, begins Monday. He's accused of fatally shooting his 14-year-old friend Alana Calahan.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:03am

The First Step Divorce Recovery Workshop will be held at 4 p.m. Sundays starting today through March 11 at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:02am

Dr. Ja'Net Bishop, in her first year as principal, is expanding the program offerings at the county alternative schools.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:02am

Friends of Columbia County Animal Services intends to help the agency fulfill needs it can't meet due to budget restraints.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:01am

The school system could cut costs by paying a stipend to parents who take their children out of public schools.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:01am

Police officers have had a tough enough time lately; if you're on the wrong side of an encounter, don't make it any harder.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:00am

Education is the best form of preparation for severe weather.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:00am

When Trey Allen heard Damon Cline wanted to run against him, he did him a favor by letting him know he lives in the wrong district.

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 12:00am

A Columbia County schol bus driver is udner investigation after allegations that he threatened pupils on the bus Wednesday.

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 3:50pm

As an overhaul of the Milton Ruben Superstore continues, the Columbia County Planning Commission gave approval Thursday to keep a mobile office on site for another year.

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 6:29pm

Greenbrier student Christian Reed Adams Annis, 17, was indicted for conspiracy to commit murder.

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 5:17pm

About 25 retired educators from McDuffie, Warren and Glascock counties heard appreciation and encouragement from Kate Finch, the state president of the Georgia Retired Educators Association.

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 3:20pm

Columbia County authorities were called to a Grovetown subdivision Wednesday after a man and his son found a large amount of blood on the ground.

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 12:24pm

Children ages 6 and older made several winter-theme crafts at Thursday's Winter Wonderland at the Thomson-McDuffie County Library.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:31pm

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