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Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Deputies seek bandits

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are seeking two men who robbed a woman at gunpoint outside her Madison on the Green apartment late Wednesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

2 face sex assault charges

Two men are facing charges after police said they sexually assaulted young girls.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Lawn equipment, utility trailer thieves sought

Surveillance video from Aug. 24 shows the two men backing into a yard at 3112 Brendell Drive, hooking a utility trailer loaded with lawn equipment to their black Ford Explorer and driving away.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Event to recognize Augusta heroes

The BFF (Burn Foundation Friend) Blitz, which is sponsored by the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation and other local groups, will be held at Augusta Richmond County Fire Station No. 8, 1898 ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken police seek shooting suspect, information

Police said one person was shot and another fled after a shootout on Abbeville Avenue in Aiken on Tuesday evening.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Mellencamp to perform next June

John Mellencamp will be making a stop in Augusta next summer as part of his Plain Spoken tour.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Bats forcing temporary closure of hospitality venues

Edgar's Grille and the Snelling Center, Goodwill's hospitality venues, will be closed until the wildlife removal team is able to humanely capture and relocate the bats.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Bat removal underway at Goodwill site

Bat removal is resulting in the temporary closure of parts of the Goodwill campus on Washington Road.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

New protection team trains

The drill Friday was part of the group's quarterly training session to ensure the team of 22 officers is adequately prepared to protect dignataries that come to Augusta.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tracks lead cops to suspect

Tracks from a stolen four-wheeler led police to a suspect's home on Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man, 21, faces armed robbery, possession charges

An Augusta man is in jail after police said he fled officers in a stolen car after robbing a man at gunpoint at a Walton Way ATM on Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Police asking for help finding missing man

Martine Aguilar, 20, was last seen in the Clearwater area on July 28. He was reported missing by a close friend exactly one month later.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Detention center barber faces charges

An Augusta YDC barber has been charged with soliciting a youth at the facility.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Robbery suspect surrenders

A suspect in the armed robbery of a Bath gas station has turned himself in, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Heavy rains, dry skies take toll

Heavy rainfall hasn't been as big a problem this year, and that has created its own set of issues for farmers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man scammed out of lawn mower cash

A Blythe man told police he was scammed while trying to buy a lawn mower from a man he thought was a Lowe's employee.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Vehicle shot on Ellis Street

Police are investigating after a vehicle was shot several times on Ellis Street early Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Three-plus decades have passed in cold case

Columbia County sheriff’s investigators might never know what happened to Craig Fallaw outside a West Lake security booth Oct. 6, 1978.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

New firefighting equipment offers more protection

Augusta firefighters are enjoying a pleasant adjustment to new uniforms and turnout gear, correcting what many felt was a wardrobe malfunction.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Officers tell of trauma from taking life

Although every experience is different, officers who take a life often experience severe bouts of depression, alcoholism, marital problems, sleepless nights and feelings of being alone in the ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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Ex-Augusta VA director paid $76k, retired

Under the terms of the contract, Rebecca Wiley agreed to dismiss any allegations against the VA of wrongful or unlawful conduct on the condition the agency pays her $76,006 to retire, restores 238 ...
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