Bianca Cain Johnson

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Man threatens to blow up business

A police report stated that the threats were made because the man’s car was repossessed after an arrest for cocaine possession in Aiken County.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta slaying suspect arrested

A 25-year-old Augusta man has surrendered to police after the fatal Friday shooting of Anthony Walker on Second Avenue.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Florida drops charges against Columbia County murder suspect

A Florida court has decided to drop charges against a Columbia County murder suspect.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Man stabs friend with large knife

Bain Marlon Broom allegedly stabbed 51-year-old Calvin Merriweather in the back with a large knife. Police found Broom lying facedown outside.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Slaying suspect court date delayed again

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

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

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.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Teen charged with having survival knife on campus

A 19-year-old Augusta Tech student was arrested Wednesday after police discovered he had a "large survival knife" on campus.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken police get narcotics dog from NFL quarterback grant

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced Thursday his foundation will be distributing the grant to Aiken Public Safety when the Steelers play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Car hits North Augusta City Hall wall

One person was injured after crashing into a wall in front of the North Augusta municipal building early Thursday morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

2 charged in armed robbery

Two 17-year-olds are charged with robbing a woman outside her apartment last week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Summer burn ban ends Oct. 1

Restrictions on summertime outdoor burning will end Oct. 1.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Festival closes downtown streets

Several downtown streets will be closed while crews prepare for this weekend's Arts in the Hearts festival.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Richmond County was first stop for GSP Task Force

Richmond County was one of the first stops last week for a new Georgia State Patrol task force focused on drunken driving.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Cooler temperatures are right on schedule

Cooler days are here just in time for the official first day of autumn on Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Elementary pupils back in school after gas smell investigation

Warren Road Elementary School was evacuated for an hour after complaints of a gas smell.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Augusta man wins car

An 49-year-old Augusta man has a 2014 Kia after winning a Georgia Lottery promotion.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

'Do not swim' order lifted for Savannah River

Officials have lifted the "do not swim" order for the Savannah River, but questions still linger on the unknown substance's origin.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken County warns of phone scam

Police are warning against a phone scam asking people to make payment for missing jury duty or for an impending warrant.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Small earthquake reported in Evans

The 2.2-magnitude earthquake was reported about 10 miles northwest of Evans about 3:30 a.m.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Officers take leadership training

About 20 police officers began a year-long training program Friday geared toward making them future leaders in their departments.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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