Attorney General says set-asides are unconstitutional discrimination

...several years. "With set-asides, we are sliding back into a...Transportation Department to set aside 10 percent of its state highway...also requires minority set-asides, and state purchasing rules also set aside certain contracts for bids from...

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North Augusta beats Lakeside with thrilling last-second field goal

...BJ Raymond on a 45-yard pass to set up a 1-yard touchdown run by Jalen Harrison to take a 10-9 lead with 5:25 to go.Aside from a few big plays between Patterson and Raymond, the game was mostly a defensive battle with swarming secondaries. The...

Augusta residents, officials see progress in goat project

...which authorized the purchase of a few goats.In total, Augusta has more than 700 detention ponds, with limited resources aside from occasional inmate labor to keep them maintained, according to the city's Engineering Services department."When it...

Former 007 spills some secrets in new book

Peppered with fun facts and cheeky asides, actor Roger Moore's book looking back on the golden anniversary of James Bond on-screen is a treat for 007 fans. He takes...

First-gen college students eager, hopeful

...professors would expect from her, and nervous about taking on a full course load her first semester.All of those anxieties aside, what Serrano, 18, felt more than anything was pride. The daughter of Cuban-born parents, Serrano has become the first...

Country legend Loretta Lynn back at Bell again

...Ernest Tubb, her duet partner on Decca Records, got pushed aside for Conway Twitty. There is no doubt it did prove to be a wise...disappointed when their business association with Lynn also was pushed aside for whatever reasons.The three sisters were living on a ranch...

Home Depot second quarter profit climbs 14 percent

...metric increased 6.4 percent.Sales at stores open at least a year excludes results from stores recently opened or closed.Aside from the better weather, Home Depot has been helped of late by an improving U.S. housing market. Home prices have started...

$6 million changes planned for historic Partridge Inn in Augusta

...60 when the renovation project concludes in time for the 2015 Masters Tournament."We really hope that this $6 million ? aside from some of the roof work that's required, sealing the building and the kitchen ? that the majority of this is going to...

Opposes bias against whites, males

...article entitled, "Condon targets set-asides." It is about time that our (South...general said officially that such "set-asides" are illegal. Now, if only our governor...that spurred the creation of the set-asides in the first place." To say the very...

S.C. could lose highway money of racial bill passes

...Legislature outlaws racial set-asides. State Rep. Hunter Limbaugh...would have a big effect on set-asides at the Transportation Department...the state to abandon its set-aside program. The bill State Rep...would have a big effect on set-asides at the Transportation Department...