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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Probe continues in fire that killed toddler

Fire officials said it could be a while before investigators determine the cause of a fire that resulted in the death of a toddler last week.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Motel residents moved out after code violations found

Extended stay residents and guests were moved out of a Wrightsboro Road motel Tuesday after fire and building inspectors found more than 100 renovated rooms were in violation of code and posed a ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Arrest in SC police department break-in

A Perry, S.C., man has been charged in a late April break-in at an Aiken County police department.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Fort Gordon sergeant arrested; runaway found in closet

A 31-year-old Army sergeant has been arrested after police discovered a 14-year-old runaway hidden in his closet.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, May 16, 2016

Longtime marshal faces challenge from sheriff's lieutenant

Ramone Lamkin believes his law enforcement experience and new vision for the office of Richmond County marshal will help him get elected, while Marshal Steve Smith says his 28 years in the job ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, May 13, 2016

Clerk arrested in theft of more than $1,000

A Richmond County Magi­strate Court clerk has been arrested in the theft of more than $1,000 over the past few months.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

28 illegal guns seized in police program's first week

The Sun's Out Guns Out campaign, which began May 5, aims to take 500 illegal guns off Richmond County streets in 100 days.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Deputy arrested during gambling raid

According to the GBI, warrants were issued at five locations in Warrenton, Camak and Norwood in Warren County for violation of Georgia's commercial gambling laws.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police seeking 3 in iPhones theft

According to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report, two men and a woman entered the store at Augusta Mall, 3450 Wrightsboro Road, just before 11 a.m. and took five iPhone 6S models.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Deputy hit by car in chase; 2 are charged

A Richmond County deputy was injured by a drunken driver late Wednes­day while assisting narcotics investigators during a chase, authorities say.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Hephzibah man wins Harley on scratch-off ticket

A winner on the $5 ticket can get up to $250,000 or one of 10 Harley Davidson motorcycles.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Child dies in Augusta apartment fire

An 18-month-old girl died soon after being pulled from an apartment fire Wednesday evening.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Active shooter drill at Fort Gordon today

Fort Gordon will be conducting an active shooter drill today.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Heavy mosquito season expected

Local mosquito experts are expecting a bad season for the disease carrying pests after a mild winter and some recent heavy rain.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man found dead in river sought in slaying

Deondray Johnson, 31, of Waynesboro, was wanted on charges of murder in the May 1 death of Victoria Baird, whose body was found in her Tool Court apartment in Millen.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Downed electricity line affecting some south Richmond County customers

Georgia Power customers in south Richmond County are without electricity after a dumptruck hit a power pole on Windsor Spring Road around 1:40 p.m.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Serious injury in morning wreck

Serious injuries were reported in an early morning pedestrian-related wreck.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Whiskey Road car crash fatal

An Aiken woman died Tuesday morning after her car crashed into a tree on Whiskey Road.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Murder charge in child's death

A 36-year-old Augusta man is facing murder charges after the death of his girlfriend's young daughter.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Swings in weather typical for this time

The big temperature swings are part of the normal spring transitional period, which usually extends to the end of May, according to Bill Murphey, Georgia's state climatologist.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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