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Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Five stores charged with selling alcohol to minor

Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Allan Rollins said the vice division used a 19-year-old deputy during the compliance checks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Coroner's office seeks family members of deceased man

The man identified as William Gerald Wooten, 60, died after being hit by a train Oct. 30.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Thief makes off with nearly $6,000 in curtains

According to an incident report, the trailer did not have a lock on it, but was sealed.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Convenience store robbery latest in string

Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Allan Rollins said that criminal investigators have seen an increase in convenience store robberies in the past couple weeks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Road work to affect traffic next week

Lane closures have been announced for various parts of the Augusta area next week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Leaf color peak later this year

It's going to be a little later than normal before you see those brilliant reds, oranges and yellows in the trees.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Children trick or treat at Richmond County Sheriff's Office

It was all fun and games Friday at the Richmond County Sheriff's Office when 300 children came through with arms outstretched saying, "Trick or treat."
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Halloween mask bandit robs store

Police said a man in a Ghostface mask robbed a Wrightsboro Road convenience store overnight.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Woman, 19, faces shooting charge

A 19-year-old woman is facing charges in a Walker Street shooting that occurred hours after she was treated for a gunshot wound.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Principal on leave after DUI arrest

Michael Bradley Watson, 39, principal of Hammond Hills Elementary, was booked into the Aiken County jail after police found him driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.13.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Halloween could be more dangerous this year

According to AAA, fatal injuries from motor vehicle crashes rise nearly 50 percent when Halloween falls on Thursday, Friday or Saturday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Martinez man killed crossing Greene Street

A Martinez man died Tuesday evening after being struck while crossing Greene Street.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Public safety officers honored at luncheon

Each year a firefighter, marshal and police officer are chosen for the honor by the Exchange Club of South Augusta, and last year a 911 dispatcher was added to the list of heroes.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

9 of 15 deputies deceptive on polygraph tests, report shows

The information obtained through an open records request by The Augusta Chronicles showed five officers were deemed not deceptive, one inconclusive and nine deceptive.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Masked man robs convenience store

According to a Richmond County sheriff's incident report, the man entered Yo Mart, 5131 Mike Padgett Highway, about 9 p.m., brandished a weapon and demanded cash from a clerk.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Judge requests more health info before ruling on elderly murder suspect

A doctor told the court that elderly murder suspect Charles Gorrell might not be physically able to stand trial, but Judge Sheryl B. Jolly requested more medical information.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man with foot fetish gets plea deal

A man with a foot fetish accepted a plea agreement in court Monday after his trial last week was declared a mistrial.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Uniform shop slaying unsolved

In 1993, two customers found a 44-year-old Hephzibah woman's body on the floor of Mr. French Uniform Shop on Central Ave. with a single gun shot wound to the head.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Aiken police seek fifth suspect in 2013 slaying

Trevon Larenz Butler, 21, of Cherokee Street in Aiken, is wanted on charges of murder and armed robbery in the May 29, 2013, death of Shane Jones.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Firefighters get vehicle extrication training

GEMA offers free extrication training to emergency responders every couple of years, and officials said, it's a course that can never be taken too many times.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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