Bianca Cain Johnson

Stories by Bianca Cain Johnson

Vehicles hit by pellet gun fire, authorities say

According to a sheriff's office news release, five reports were made by motorists driving in the area of Jimmy Dyess Parkway near Belair and Powell roads.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

December busiest time for postal service

On average, the postal service processes 506 million pieces of mail a day, but from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve that number increases by nearly 40 million daily.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Suspect arrested in fatal Beech Island shooting

Demeatrius Carter, 31, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Easter Seals chooses Meadow Garden as Christmas ornament

The organization has featured an Christmas ornament replica of a historical Augusta building each holiday season since 1993.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Charities say giving is increasing

Charitable organizations say early signs indicate this will be a good season for giving.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Woman goes into labor at Mall

The Augusta Mall was experiencing its peak crowds Friday afternoon when a pregnant woman started experiencing labor pains near the food court.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Black Friday shopping changes

Experienced Black Friday shoppers, such as Dianne Reynolds, say the biggest shopping day of the season is changing.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Frequent rains ground fall leaves before they turn

First, the brilliant fall colors were running behind schedule, but then before they got a chance to shine, rain pushed them to the ground.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Murder suspect freed in error still sought

A Waynesboro murder suspect remains on the run after being accidentally released last month from the Richmond County jail.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Mom charged after kicking teen out of home

An Augusta mother is facing charges for kicking her 14-year-old daughter out of her home for laughing at her during an argument.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Child seat checks offered at safety event

Each of the hundreds who attended Tuesday's Fall Safety Festival at Daniel Field left with something, whether it was the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap, a plate of traditional Thanksgiving food ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Turkey donations bring cheer

The turkey giveaway is in its 24th year, and about 500 turkeys were given to needy families on Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Recent rains causing problems for farmers

As of last week, only 42 percent of Georgia's cotton crop had been harvested compared to 72 percent last year, and only 78 percent of the peanuts have been harvested compared to 86 percent last year.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Killing of 82-year-old at mobile home unsolved

The slaying of an 82-year-old great-grandfather remains unsolved after more than a decade, but police suspect it was the result of a robbery. 
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle campaign

John Sebby, its director of development, said last year the campaign just met its goal of $250,000, and this year it has increased to $275,000.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Teacher arrested for sex with student

A 37-year-old Thomson High School teacher is facing charges after an investigation into sexual conduct with a student.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police arrest after finding marijuana plant

According to an incident report, the 3 1/2- foot plant was growing in a planter in the garden.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man facing aggravated assault charges

John Dazal Drayton, 26, was booked into the Richmond County jail Monday on two counts of aggravated assault.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Flight exercises over Augusta

Flight exercises were taking place over Augusta on Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Missing man found

An elderly man who walked away from a Peach Orchard Road restaurant this morning has been found.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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