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Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

One man in custody, another sought in burglary

Police arrested Dashawn R. Jones, 26, of Augusta and is looking for another man in a burglary of a North Augusta home Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sex offender faces new charges

A registered sex offender from Clarks Hil, S.C., is facing new charges after he solicited a 14-year-old for sex in the restroom at the Georgia Welcome Center.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Election begins; voting steady

Voting has been steady so far this morning, local voting managers say.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Grease led to sewage overflow, according to utilities department

Officials were notified of the overflow at Boy Scout and Skinner Mill roads about 11 a.m. Sunday. The spill, estimated at 12,300 gallons and was considered "major," affected a tributary to Rae's ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Burglary suspect in custody in Aiken County

A burglary suspect is in custody in Aiken County after leading police on a chase this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

An investigation into possible steroid use by police officers is new territory for both the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and local GBI agents, but the problem is a national one, reported many ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Teen charged in convenience store robbery

Melvin Jackson, 17, has been charged with robbery by sudden snatch and criminal attempt robbery. Deputies said Jackson robbed the Circle K at 3744 Wheeler Road on Oct. 20 and then returned three ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Home condition leads to parents' arrests

A call about a wandering child led to a Hephzibah couple being arrested after deputies deemed their home unsafe for children.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Restaurant worker arrested

A restaurant employee has been charged after his employer discovered he was playing KENO at work without paying for the games.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

No charges against teen who shot brother

Aiken County police said there will be no charges against a teenager who shot his 11-year-old brother in the face on Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sheriff discusses steroid case

Although Sheriff Richard Roundtree said he has heard rumors of at least 30 officers named in steroid scandal surrounding the department, he said the number is too high.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Warm October stays hot

Flip-flops and shorts have become common dress this fall as the area experiences one of its hottest Octobers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Blythe woman's 1982 murder still unsolved

Barbara Jefferson, 43, was a hard working divorcee who held jobs at University Hospital and Savannah River Plant.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Officials say parents should play bigger part in teen driving safety

Many things contribute to the number of teen crashes, but officials said more parental guidance could keep their children safer on the roads.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Clerk's punch foils thief

Police are seeking a man who attempted to steal cash from a gas station cash register early Thursday but was punched in the face by a clerk instead.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Drug tip results in Aiken arrests

Aiken police said a Crimestoppers tip resulted in a drug raid and arrests at a Alfred Street residence.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man charged with public utility use

An Augusta man was arrested Thursday after police discovered he had been plugging his RV into outlets at the Fifth Street marina.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

2 sought in York Street drug-related shooting

A man told Aiken police his drug dealer shot him in the arm after he refused to pay for his drugs. Police are seeking two suspects in the case.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Car strikes elementary school bus

Police are working an accident where a vehicle ran a red light and struck a school bus carrying elementary school children on a field trip. Police said a gray sedan struck the bus at the ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

2 arrested in morning holdup

Two men have been charged after an unsuccessful armed robbery of a North Augusta gas station this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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