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Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Blood for babies needed

Local blood centers are seeking CMV negative donors to donate platelets to help save seriously ill babies and toddlers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

6-state police plan holiday crackdown

Officers in six states will be joining to crack down on drunken driving leading up to Labor Day weekend.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Hundreds attend Burgers and Shakes event

Sheriff Richard Roundtree said interaction with the public was the main goal of the Burgers and Shakes event.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thieves steal tires from car lot

An employee at Auto Liquidators, 1546 Gordon Highway, noticed the tires missing when he arrived at work Wednesday, according to an incident report.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Sheriff's office investigating 2 burglaries

Authorities are not saying whether the burglaries at First Stop Sunoco, 1901 Gordon Highway, and Fred's at 2416 Windsor Spring Road are related.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Cops seek stolen truck suspects

Police said the driver failed to stop for lights and siren and soon after left the road, striking a parked vehicle and then a home in the 5200 block of Silver Fox Way, according to a news release.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Man fills pants with junk food, arrested

A deputy recovered 13 packs of cashews, 14 packs of peanuts, one pack of heat nuts and four packs of steakhouse Slim Jims from a shoplifter's pants.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Triple-digit temperatures loom this week

Temperatures have failed to reach 100 so far this summer, but that might not hold true over the next few days and weeks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Sheriff's office to hold burgers, shakes event Thursday

Sheriff Richard Roundtree and representatives from various departments in the agency will be at the event at Augusta Common to answer questions or address concerns regarding the inner working of ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Water scooter victim still hospitalized

A teen remains in critical condition after being injured in a personal watercraft accident on Thurmond Lake during the weekend, a Georgia Regents Medical Center spokesman said Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Search continues for car-wash robber

Police continued to search Monday for a masked man who made off with cash after pulling a weapon on an employee at a south Augusta car wash.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Still no arrest in fatal hit-and-run

Devontae Sims and Zykeith Harris, both 14, were crossing Gordon Highway around midnight April 12 when they were hit by vehicles that didn't stop.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Deputy suffers concussion in scuffle

Officers spent more than an hour searching for a suspect after a deputy was struck in the head and suffered a minor concussion.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Bus burns in Augusta Exchange

A charter bus was burnt beyond repair after shrubbery in a Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway parking lot caught fire.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Shooting suspect has criminal history

A Jacksonville man suspected in Thursday night's fatal shooting at a Martinez church has a criminal history in his Florida hometown.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

SC announces drunken driving crackdown

South Carolina police agencies plan to crack down on drunken driving through the Labor Day weekend and hope social media will spread the word with younger drivers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Arts council uses grant

The council was one of this year's recipients of a grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts. The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art and Symphony Orchestra Augusta were other local recipients.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

North Augusta man facing drug charge

A North Augusta man is facing drug and obstruction charges after he tried to flee from custody Wednesday, police said
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Lottery ticket thief sought

Police are seeking a man suspected of stealing nearly 400 lottery tickets during a burglary Wednesday morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Mother faces murder charge

Mary Katherine Smith, 39, of Hephzibah, was jailed July 31 after her 2-year-old son, Mason, was hospitalized; he died Aug. 3.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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