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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Drunken bike ride leads to arrest

An Augusta man faces shoplifting and public drunkenness charges after North Augusta authorities say he stole a bike from Walmart and rode it down East Martintown Road.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Sunday, March 7, 2010

No special orders at drive-through

Denied service at a fast-food drive-through window, a pedestrian kicked a glass door, cracking it.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

GBI looking into Lincolnton death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the recent death of a Lincolnton man.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

17-year-old arrested in car theft

A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged in an armed robbery this morning on Broad Street.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010

Second arrest made in fatal shooting

A second man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting in December.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Monday, Feb. 22, 2010

Spring preview lures Augusta outdoors

People came out to enjoy the weather at Riverwalk Augusta.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010

Woman charged in fatal shooting

An Augusta man was fatally shot in a domestic dispute Sunday morning.
By Jonathan Overstreet

No, it's not spring; it just feels like it

With memories of snowflakes still melting away, Augusta got a foretaste of warmer days ahead.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Man fatally shot after argument

A man was fatally shot at a downtown Augusta gas station this morning by a woman with whom he had two children, police said.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010

Man charged in restaurant stabbing

A North Augusta man is charged in a stabbing at the Wild Wing Cafe early today.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010

Fugitive sex offender sought

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says Anthony Alexander Burns should be approached with caution.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010

Man charged in January shooting

A man faces charges in a shooting involving four men, three of whom are charged with murder in an incident that occurred the same day. 
By Jonathan Overstreet

Actor enjoys bringing history to life

Ed Mann's hobby as a living-history actor grew out of learning about his family during the Civil War.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010

Meth lab bust near Butler High

Narcotics investigators arrested and charged a man today with operating a meth lab less than 1000 feet away from Butler High School.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Augusta man bites deputy, arrested

An Augusta man was arrested on Wednesday after police say he became combative at a hotel room and bit a deputy on his thumb.
By Jonathan Overstreet

North Augusta windows broken

NORTH AUGUSTA -- North Augusta authorities said they arrested a man on Wednesday after he became angry and broke two windows at a woman's apartment.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010

Thief takes Haitian relief money

A plastic jug containing relief money for victims of the Haitian earthquake was stolen from an Augusta convenience store.
By Jonathan Overstreet

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

Two men charged in teen's killing

Authorities arrested two men Tuesday night in the shooting death of a 16-year-old earlier in the day.
By Jonathan Overstreet and Preston Sparks

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010

Four men in custody in fatal shooting at McDonald's

Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Peebles said that at about 2:30 a.m. officers were called to the restaurant and learned that Sergio Campbell, 22, had been shot multiple times and then ...
By Jonathan Overstreet
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1988 Graniteville slaying still unsolved
Aiken County police were certain Wendell Kenneth Gilbert's 1988 death was drug-related, but they never found his killer, who fled in a red Ford Mustang.