Bianca Cain Johnson

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Beech Island man wins $150,000 Powerball

The South Carolina Lottery did not release the name of the winner, but said the ticket was purchased at 3 Way Food Mart 13 on Jefferson Davis Highway.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Motorcycle passenger dies when horse hit

A motorcycle passenger died Thursday when the motorcycle on which she was riding struck a horse on Interstate 20 in Aiken County.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Program aims to build workforce

AIKEN - New school designations, a tailored focus and even cash incentives are part of an ambitious plan to prepare Aiken County students for the 21st century workplace, officials announced Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Road section renamed to honor Vietnam vets

The Georgia Department of Transportation renamed the section of Gordon Highway, from the I-520 interchange to Gate 1 of Fort Gordon, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man sought in Evans parking lot attack

Columbia County authorities are trying to find the man who last week reached into a vehicle window, grabbed its driver by the throat and threatened him outside an Evans Neighborhood Wal-Mart.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Spa attack victim still hospitalized

The victim of a robbery and rape at a Columbia County business remains hospitalized while police search for her attacker.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Paine College hits fundraising goal with $1.3 million in gifts

More than $1 million in gifts have been pledged to Paine College, the private Augusta school announced Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, May 23, 2016

SC man charged in teen sex case

Daniel Dewy Boswell, 22, of Townville, was arrested Sunday evening on charges of enticing a child for indecent purposes, obscene telephone contact with a child, electronically furnishing obscene ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Road work along I-20 in McDuffie expected to slow motorists

Georgia Department of Transportations maintenance crews will be clipping the shoulders along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 from from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Gym credit card thief sought

Columbia County police are seeking a man who used credit cards stolen from a vehicle at a Bobby Jones Expressway gym.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Mother still seeks answers in slaying

The Aiken Department of Public Safety said Moses Williams, 19, was shot after dropping off his girlfriend Yuvanda Pope at her home on Bradby Lane about 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, 2012.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Pardon our mess: Graffiti on buildings in downtown Augusta

Graffiti that appears to say "Mean" is appearing on the side of businesses, utility boxes and newspaper stands.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, May 20, 2016

Seatbelt, driving safety campaigns heating up

Georgia's Click It or Ticket and the Buckle Up, South Carolina campaigns will continue through the first week of June. Both take a no tolerance stance on seatbelt usage.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police trying to identify school safe thief

According to an Aiken County sheriff's news release, a man broke into Horse Creek Academy on Toolebeck Road just before midnight May 6 and stole a safe from an interior locked room.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Woman arrested in mall iPad theft

On Wednesday, the sheriff's office released surveillance footage from April 13 that showed the woman, later identified as 26-year-old Tonya Waites, taking an other person's iPad from the counter ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Suspect sought in Monday shooting

One suspect has been charged and another is being sought in a Monday shooting on Massoit Court.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man found dead identified

A man whose death has been deemed suspicious was identified Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Arts Council honors announced

The Augusta Arts Council has announced the winners of the 2016 Arts Awards.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Evans middle pupils suspended over alcohol

Two Evans Middle School pupils were suspended after they attempted to bring alcohol to campus during the last week of classes.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Suspects make off with over $170,000 in equipment, vehicles

Richmond County Sheriff's deputies responded to Augusta Industrial Coating, 911 Hayes Drive, early Monday after an employee discovered the thefts.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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