Crime statistics may not tell whole story

You may want to use a little more caution when perusing the latest crime statistics. A university professor said you might not be getting the whole picture.

Fire Department raises sought

The Augusta Fire Department will present a pay raise proposal for firefighters and administrators to the county’s public safety committee Monday.

7 arrested in Waynesboro killing

Seven of 11 people sought for the April 14 shooting death of a Waynesboro man are in custody. Mandrekgus Delvin Bonner, 26, was fatally wounded outside of his home at 107 E. 11th St., just before ...

Board rejects fine arts charter school

Organizers behind a proposed fine arts charter school in Columbia County said they are optimistic state officials will approve their plan to open a school in 2015 - a plan that was unanimously ...

Plane helps authorities monitor crime from above

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office got the two-seat Sky Arrow 600 from the Department of Justice in 2006 to share with officers in Richmond and Columbia counties before those two departments opted out.

United Way opens door to new partners

For the first time since 2010, United Way of the CSRA is inviting new agencies and organizations to participate in the community investment process. The agency pre-application process begins July 29.

Museum extends days to honor Brown

The Augusta Museum of History extending days coincide with the Aug. 1 nationwide opening of the James Brown movie, Get On Up.

Firefighters save pets trapped in fire

Firefighters rescued three puppies, two cats and three kittens Friday morning from a house fire on Wayside Drive. The home's occupants made it safely outside and were treated for smoke inhalation.

2 teens arrested in shooting, robbery

Two teens are in custody after a robbery and shooting on Wednesday.

First 2014 homicide still unsolved

Willie Harris Aiken Jr. was shot at least once at his home, 413 Colorado St., just before midnight on Jan. 13. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for more information on the case from ...

Car crashes into Evans house

Police said a Columbus, Ga., man who hit an Evans home with his vehicle this morning was driving under the influence.

Baseball official gets press box prostate exam

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - There as much attention on the press box as on the field at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans minor league baseball game as team's general manager had a public prostate exam.

Fire disrupts morning commute

A portion of Bennock Mill Road is blocked to traffic while crews fight a structure fire.

Eggs stolen from Augusta business

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for an unknown suspect accused of stealing eight cases of eggs Thursday from an area business.

Three men wanted in Augusta robbery

Deputies are searching for three male suspects in connection with a robbery Wednesday in Richmond County.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stars come to Augusta for 'Get On Up' premiere

Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.

Rebranded charter school opens its doors

Many families crammed into the Augusta Graduation Achievement Center of Georgia computer lab during their open house on Thursday, with 70 students joining the program to gain a high school diploma ...

Augusta native hired as voice of fire department

Fire safety educator and public information officer Dee Griffin, an Augusta native with a background in TV news, is the new voice of the Augusta Fire Department.

No ruling on Project Jackson trial

A South Carolina judge won't rule this week on the fate of North Augusta's Project Jackson after the plaintiff failed to submit a written proposed order by Thursday.

Mother of newborn left in car to face possible indictment

Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen ruled at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing for 20-year-old Alicia Manigault that her case would be bound over to a ...

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Board rejects fine arts charter school

Organizers behind a proposed fine arts charter school in Columbia County said they are optimistic state officials will approve their plan to open a school in 2015 - a plan that was unanimously ...
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