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Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Family Dollar robber ID sought

According to an incident report, the man entered the store at 2020 Gordon Highway around 10:10 a.m. Tuesday and demanded cash at gunpoint.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

November was Augusta's coldest

November 2014 was one for the record books, meteorologists said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

GRU restarts paramedic program

Local EMTs are getting hands-on experience in GRU's paramedic program for the first time since 2011.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thanksgiving burns injure 8

Eight people have already been admitted to the Joseph M. Still burn center for cooking related burns this Thanksgiving.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Aiken County seeks more reserve deputies

The sheriff's office hopes to start a new training course for qualified applicants in the spring.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Fire damages Buffalo Wild Wings

An Augusta restaurant was damaged in an early-morning fire.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

2 face illegal hunting charges

An Augusta couple has been charged after being caught hunting without permission in the Hephzibah on Monday, authorities say.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Mike Padgett wreck kills woman, 20

A woman died Tuesday morning after her northbound Jeep Cherokee crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a tractor trailer truck on Mike Padgett Highway.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Holiday drinkers offered free tow

Bud Light and AAA are teaming up again to prevent accidents, deaths and unsightly police mug shots by offering free tow for intoxicated drivers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Salvation Army seeks food donations during repairs

The Salvation Army is seeking food donations to cover a period when the kitchen will be closed for repairs.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Augusta Fire Department gets new engine

Between now and mid-2015, the Augusta Fire Department will replace two-thirds of its trucks with new, enhanced firefighting vehicles.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Brown turkey tradition continues

The annual James Brown Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway was held Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Venue change sought in Aiken police slaying

Judge Clifton Newman told attorneys for Stephon Carter that a motion to move the venue or select jurors outside Aiken County was premature. Carter is accused of killing Public Safety Officer ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Cop-killer suspect in Aiken court today

AIKEN -- Stephon Morrell Carter, of Aiken, was in court Friday for a hearing in the slaying of an Aiken policeman almost three years ago.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Salvation Army is ringing bells

Bells will be ringing around Augusta through Christmas Eve as the Salvation Army holds its annual Red Kettle campaign.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Augustans prepare for winter

Wintery weather came early this year as a large cold front pushed across the area bringing record-breaking temperatures Wednesday and nearly the same Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Aiken County woman disappeared in 1989

Rebecca Shores was 21 and pregnant when she went missing in 1989. Her bones were discovered near her home over the next nearly two years. The in-between remains a mystery.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

New radio frequencies aid response

The addition of two police radio channels is already alleviating problems for deputies and dispatchers. The sheriff's office added two frequencies on Nov. 12 after a year of research and preparation.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Walton Way wreck injures 4

Police said alcohol possibly played a role in a one-vehicle accident on Walton Way that sent four people to the hospital on Wednesday morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Medical issues eyed as cause for burned vehicle

Burke County investigators are still trying to piece together what might have happened to a person who was found dead in a Ford Windstar van on Saturday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

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