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Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Augusta man disappeared in 1997

James Gramling told his parents he was headed to see a friend and would call if he was going to be late. But he didn't call, and was never seen alive again.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Pardon Our Mess: Street light knocked down

A street light in the 1300 block of Comfort Road was knocked down months ago, but was never repaired.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Aiken County sees 8 traffic deaths in 5 weeks

It's been a dangerous start to 2015 for Aiken County with eight traffic deaths in just five weeks.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Sixth Street track upgrades begin

On Wednesday, Norfolk Southern crews began work on improving a 1,700-foot section of track on Sixth Street as part of their regular maintenance.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

10 trucks vandalized at Augusta business

Police are investigating the vandalism of 10 Mack trucks at an Augusta business.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

South Carolina man reports holdup

A Johnston, S.C., man told police he was robbed of $600 at gunpoint outside a Hephzibah store early Tuesday, but he is declining to prosecute.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Victim found at Maxwell House dies

A woman found unconscious in a Maxwell House apartment on Sunday has died as a result of her injuries.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Deputy fired after abuse allegation

The Richmond County sheriff's office expects charges to be filed against a former deputy accused in the physical abuse of a child.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Bomb dog, soldier reunited

Richmond County Sheriff's Sgt. John Gray and former Marine Cpl. Paul Robbins both became emotional over now-retired bomb dog Max, but for different reasons.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man arrested after cutting teen

An Augusta man was arrested after police said he cut his girlfriend's teen son during a fight in front of two other children.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man beaten, suspects sought in robbery attempt

Police said a Beech Island man has been hospitalized after being beaten during an attempted armed robbery this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Cited motels making improvements

Repairs and renovations are moving ahead for seven Augusta motels after inspections by a county task force in January.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Weed School to become apartments

Lucien Williams purchased the property, which includes four buildings on a 2.2-acre lot on Mount Auburn Street, in May for $25,000 in the hopes of renovating it into apartments.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Police seek 3 in unrelated crimes

Police are asking for assistance in the search for three people wanted for unrelated crimes.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Salvation Army plans large auto auction

The Salvation Army will hold one of its largest auto auctions in recent history on Saturday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Columbia County mom wins $50,000

A Columbia County mom plans to treat her three children and husband to a trip to Disney World after she won $50,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Sheriff launches gun violence prevention

The campaign will consist of public awareness, community and corporate buy-ins, partnerships with the courts for higher bonds and stiffer sentences and much more.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

TVs stolen from Ronald McDonald House

According to an incident report, four 32-inch televisions, one 28-inch television and a DVD player were stolen from the Greene Street house.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Arrest made months after accident

Carlos Laviticus Coleman, 25, was booked into the Richmond County jail Wednesday on a charge of serious accident by motor vehicle.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Cars left heating up are high theft risks

Police said they're continuing to see thefts of vehicles being "warmed up" in driveways or kept warm at gas stations and other businesses.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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