Columbia Road down to one lane after truck overturns

Traffic on Columbia Road slowed to one lane after a dump truck rolled over Wednesday afternoon. Removal of the truck and debris is expected to keep traffic backed up into the early evening, ...

Students face charges after school brawl

Eight T.W. Josey High School students are facing criminal charges following a fight that broke out in the school's hallways last Thursday.

Man gets maximum for murder

An Augusta man convicted of murder and other charges was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum possible prison term.

Jimmy Carter 90th birthday

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles

Nuke supplier agrees to changes after cheating

ATLANTA - A manufacturer making parts for two nuclear plants in the Southeast has promised to better train its employees after investigators accused three workers of cheating on a qualification ...

Man killed when car falls on him

A Burnettown man died Tuesday after a car he was repairing fell on top of him at his home, police said today.

Bath man charged with arson

A 68-year-old Bath man is facing arson charges for setting fire to his own home.

Man charged in motorcycle death

An Augusta man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a May motorcycle crash that killed a 44-year-old female passenger.

Sex charge for SC school janitor

WALHALLA, S.C. - A janitor at Walhalla High School has been arrested and charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

Man killed by Atlanta MARTA train

ATLANTA - Authorities say a person has been struck and killed by a commuter train at a downtown station.

Evans pupil struck by car

An Evans Middle School student was struck by a car on Hereford Farm Road Tuesday afternoon.

Athens agent shot, suspect killed

ATHENS, Ga. -- A U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was wounded and a suspect killed Tuesday during a drug investigation.

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Vehicle overturns on I-20 near Exit 194

A vehicle overturned Tuesday evening, causing the eastbound left lane of Interstate 20 to be blocked off near Exit 194.

Breast cancer plagues 5 sisters

Of the 10 girls born into the Ficklin family of Warrenton, Ga., five have been diagnosed with breast cancer and one has already died.

Gas leak in Columbia County repaired

Columbia County Fire Rescue and repair crews were called to the scene about 5 p.m. The leak was repaired and the road reopened by 7:30 p.m.

Westobou Festival opens

When U-Haul trucks of artwork rolled up at the Old Academy of Richmond County, Westobou Festival Director Kristi Jilson could hardly contain her excitement.

VA whistleblower files retaliation complaint

Laura Frantz says that Daniel Hoffman is the main person behind eight years of "harassment and improper processing of employee compensation and benefits."

Rants & Raves

There are always two sides to every story: The one who got caught and the one who didn't.

Cross fined by campaign finance regulators

Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross has agreed to pay $2,750 in fines and fees to settle violations of campaign finance laws, according to a consent order signed Friday.

Local leaders discuss transportation funding

Georgia politicians are searching for a solution to fix the state's crumbling infrastructure while determining how to avoid double-taxing regions in the state.
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