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Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Target employee linked to $2,220 theft

A Target employee was arrested Saturday, charged in the theft of $2,220 from cash registers.
By Doug Stutsman

Man sought in holdup, vehicle theft

A suspect is missing after allegedly beating a victim with a handgun Saturday night and stealing his iPhone and Toyota Camry.
By Doug Stutsman

Child hospitalized, mother jailed on deprivation charges

A 25-year-old woman remained in jail Sunday after being arrested on charges of deprivation to a minor. About 1:10 p.m.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Shoplifting arrest made at Wal-Mart

An Augusta man was arrested Friday evening after trying to shoplift at the Wrightsboro Road Wal-Mart, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Money stolen from fast food restaurant

A burglar shattered a drive-through window and took $2,444 from Church's Chicken at 2635 Peach Orchard Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Armed robbers steal cash, shoes at apartments

A man says he was robbed at gunpoint by two men Fri­day at an apartment complex on East Boundary.
By Doug Stutsman

Cyclist struck in downtown Augusta

A cyclist was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after being struck in downtown Augusta while riding into oncoming traffic, police say.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Driver sought after high-speed chase ends in crash

A female suspect is in custody, while a male suspect is missing following a high-speed chase Thursday night that ended in Hephzibah.
By Doug Stutsman

Man sought for using stolen credit card at liquor store

Deputies are searching for a man accused of using a stolen credit card last month at an area business.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Holiday blood demand up

Shepeard Community Blood Center, which supplies blood to 21 hospitals in Augusta and surrounding counties, plans to hold several blood drives in early December.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

Skateboard, BMX park should open this month in Evans

A year ago, Columbia County officials believed construction of a skateboard park and BMX track would take just 120 days to complete. The project lasted far longer than expected, but officials say ...
By Doug Stutsman

SRR donates to local charity

The Savannah River Remediation presented a $1,000 check to Midlands Fatherhood Coalition on Monday, as part of SRR's Zero Injuries campaign.
By Doug Stutsman

Buffalo Wild Wings reopens after fire

Buffalo Wild Wings has reopened following a fire last Wednesday that damaged the restaurant.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta teenager steals socks, charged with battery

An Augusta teenager is accused of simple battery after allegedly attempting to steal five pairs of socks on Sunday from the Augusta Mall.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Richmond, Columbia counties offer cooking oil recycling

Richmond and Columbia counties are holding recycling events for Thanksgiving cooking oil, according to Pam Tucker, county director of emergency and operations division.
By Doug Stutsman

Armed suspect sought in Family Dollar robbery

Approximately 9:29 p.m., officers responded to 1991 Broad Street where a black man allegedly robbed a Family Dollar at gunpoint and then fled on foot, according to Richmond County dispatch.
By Doug Stutsman

Club donates teddy bears to comfort kids

Stuffed bears will be donated on scene to children involved in car accidents or cases of family abuse. The plan is for every patrol car in the South Augusta Precinct, as well as Hephzibah, to have ...
By Doug Stutsman

Officials urge Thanksgiving Day safety

Between 2009 and 2011, home fires occurred nearly twice as often - 1.9 times more - on Thanksgiving than any day of the year, according to the National Fire Incident Reporting System.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Man sought in cellphone theft

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing a woman's cellphone Monday while they waited for a job interview for a position at McDonalds.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Murder Mystery: Karen Williams' 1994 stabbing death

Karen Williams was found with multiple stab wounds to her head and neck, while her body was wrapped in a thick white blanket and bound with tape.
By Doug Stutsman
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City inspectors look to demolish Goodale House

Rob Sherman, director of Augusta's License and Inspection Department, said his staff plans to ask a State Court judge in early 2015 to order the endangered property, which was built in 1799 and is ...
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