North Augusta-Strom Thurmond is Game of the Week

North Augusta and Strom Thurmond, two of the area's best programs, to play again Friday at Strom Thurmond.

Gas leak closes road

Wrightsboro Road from Flowing Wells to Belair roads is closed after a reported gas leak.

Slaying suspect court date delayed again

A Florida court date for slaying suspect Daniel Nelson Robinson has been delayed another week.

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Richmond County police seek credit card thief

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect who they say used a stolen credit card at local Wal-Mart stores last month.

Suspects fire shots in attempted robbery, police say

Richmond County sheriff's deputies say two Augusta men were shot at after an attempted armed robbery Saturday.

Brush fire closes Talatha Church Road for a time in Aiken

Fire investigators are expected to head Monday to the site of a fire on Talatha Church Road to search for a cause.

Boil water advisory lifted in Aiken

According to a statement from the Aiken Department of Public Safety, water sample tests found no signs of contamination due to a water main break early Saturday.

Vogtle workers see both reactor projects

Some veterans of the nuclear industry were at the site south of Augusta to see the complex network of rebar and concrete rising out of the ground in the 1970s and ’80s. Now, they are back.

Three actively seeking appointment to District 7 commission seat

Competition is fierce but support varies among the three men jockeying to be the appointed replacement for resigned District 7 Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith.

41-year-old murder case still unsolved

Carol Greggs was a 24-year-old Paine College professor who was planning to leave Augusta to return to her hometown in Calhoun County when she was killed in 1973.

Pardon Our Mess

Residents near a drainage ditch along Shallowford Place in Martinez say the ditch was widened by the county to prevent future flooding and has remained unkempt since.

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Inspections weed out problems at pump

According to state inspection reports, 128 pumps have been cited in area counties from 2010 through 2014 for violations ranging from leaky hoses to faulty dispensers that give out too little fuel ...

Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.

Armed robbery reported on Ellis Street

Richmond County sheriff's deputies say an Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while riding his bicycle on Ellis Street late Friday.

Grovetown man dies in head-on collision

Patrick S. Rolland, 44, was traveling east on Williston Road toward New Ellenton, S.C. when his car was struck head-on, according to a statement from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton.

County gets infrastructure funds

Richmond County has received nearly $1.1 million to upgrade its infrastructure.

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Yellow Jackets handle Hornets

North Augusta quarterback Trib Reece threw four touchdowns passes as the Yellow Jackets crushed Aiken 49-0 on Friday night.

Pupil evaluated for possible tuberculosis exposure

The Georgia Department of Public Health informed school officials to isolate the fourth-grader and send him home until he could be further evaluated, said Columbia County Superintendent Sandra ...

Three suspects sought in robbery, assault

Three black males are missing after an armed robbery Friday in Richmond County. 

Five sought in armed robbery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for five suspects following an armed robbery late Thursday in Augusta.
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