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Monday, Aug 24, 2015

I-20 repairs to slow traffic

Slab replacement on westbound Interstate 20 from the Savannah River to the Augusta Canal will affect drivers this week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Backhoe pushed car through intersection

An Evans man is facing charges after he pushed a woman's vehicle through of an intersection when she failed to move soon enough for the green light, police said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

Killer of two women in 2010 case never found

A passerby alerted police after finding the bodies of Nancy Cushman, 19, of Beech Island, and Angela Brooks, 17, of Warrenville, in an empty lot near the railroad track at Twiggs Street and Laney ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Volunteers needed for Thurmond Lake cleanup

The annual cleanup campaign will run for one month starting Thursday, but it will conclude with a major, organized cleanup day on Sept. 26, which is also National Public Lands Day.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Paine College gets new police chief

Leroy Morgan Jr., was introduced to the campus as its new police chief during the opening conference for faculty and staff help on Aug. 3. He takes over for Joseph Nelson who recently left to ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Security tighter at Regal Cinemas

Augusta moviegoers might be subject to bag searches after a new policy change at Regal Cinemas.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Suspects sought in break-in attempt

Aiken County police are seeking information on two men caught on camera breaking into a home.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Parts of Columbia County see 3 inches of rain

Columbia County received varying amounts of rainfall from more than 3 inches to less than a half-inch Wednesday when storms moved through the area.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Fire damages barber shop, salon

A fire broke out this morning at the 5-Star Barber Shop on Harding near Peach Orchard Road.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Police looking for Target shoplifters

According to a news release, a man dressed as a woman took two pairs of pants and a purse from the store on Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway on Aug. 9, sprayed a guard with tear gas and left without ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Coroners say they treat unclaimed bodies with respect

Law dictates that paupers or unclaimed bodies are the responsibility of the coroner, but the way they are handled is not specified. How paupers are treated locally depends on the county where they ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

River Watch to get new traffic median

According to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release, more than $9 million was given to Beam's Contracting for the project which will extend from 15th Street to the Coumbia County line.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Teen charged in armed robbery

Steven Michael Valentin has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man shoots suspect in home invasion

According to an Aiken County sheriff's incident report, three men forced their way into a home in the 500 block of Cedar Road in Windsor about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Suspect arrested in McDonald's holdup attempt

One man is facing charges after the Deans Bridge Road McDonald's was robbed with a BB gun Tuesday morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Gas prices continue dropping

Some stations in the Augusta area are already selling gas for less than $2 a gallon. The average for the area on Monday was $2.14.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police investigating stabbing

A 32-year-old Augusta woman called police to Econo Lodge, 2051 Gordon Highway, about 1 a.m. today after being stabbed in the arm.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

4 charged with rape

Three adults and one juvenile have been charged with the rape of two 21-year-old Atlanta area women hired as escorts.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015

Prescription drug fraud on rise, police say

Local narcotics investigators say they are seeing a surge in prescription fraud cases.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Two men charged in package store burglary

Two Aiken men have been charged with a burglary at a downtown Aiken package shop.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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