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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

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

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Fire closes Broad Street

An early morning fire is closing parts of downtown Broad Street and motorists are advised to avoid the area around Ninth Street.
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