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Monday, April 20, 2015

3 women bound, robbed

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking two men who entered an Augusta home, bound three women and left with cash and personal items.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Trees, power lines down across area

National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Proud said there were reports of tornadoes touching down in the Augusta area, but nothing was confirmed. A team will visit the area Monday to make a ...
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Ferris State wins disc golf title in playoff

NORTH AUGUSTA - For the first time, Ferris State walked off the Old Glory course as national champions in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, April 17, 2015

Humboldt State, Nevada players claim singles titles

NORTH AUGUSTA - Humboldt State's Camille Skweir and Nevada's James Proctor claimed the women's and men's singles titles on Friday at the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Change in format keeps disc golf title picture muddy

Oregon made it a point to play loose during Friday's rounds of singles and team doubles play at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex.
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Nevada leads way in disc golf

Nevada is in first place after the first day of the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.
By Travis Highfield

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Jags to defend disc golf title

Still riding high from its championship season a year ago, the Georgia Regents disc golf team hopes to once again slip on silver jackets at the end of the 9th annual National Collegiate Disc Golf ...
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Local vets provide in-home care to aging pets

For two years, Sunday Cozzi and Nancy Rodriguez have provided consultations and in-home euthanasia services for the Augusta area through Lap of Love, a nationwide network of veterinarians ...
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Drone ban a challenge for law enforcement, officials say

In the days since the Augusta Commission approve a county-wide ban on remote-controlled aircraft running concurrent with next week's Masters Tournament, the sheriff's office has worked to find a ...
By Travis Highfield

Pardon Our Mess: Large pothole on Marvin Griffin Road

A large pothole in the turn lane of Marvin Griffin Road at Mike Padgett Highway is forcing motorists to drive around it to avoid damage.
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Cruz shares presidential vision with Aiken Republican Club

Less than two weeks after announcing his run for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign caravan made a stop at New­berry Hall on Saturday as he addressed members of the Aiken ...
By Travis Highfield

Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

An underage girl was recovered in a sex trafficking sting in Columbia County, and four people were arrested and charged with attempted child molestation, FBI officials say.
By Travis Highfield

Boy, 5, grazed by bullet in accidental shooting

A 5-year-old was hospitalized late Friday after an accidental shooting, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, April 3, 2015

Woman wins on scratch-off, has purse stolen

A Hephzibah woman reported her purse stolen after she attempted to cash in a $20 scratch-off lottery ticket Thursday, deputies said.
By Travis Highfield

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

3 officers hospitalized after assault at McCormick Correctional

Three officers were hospitalized Monday after an assault at the McCormick Correctional Institution, officials said.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, March 29, 2015

HEAT team changes driver behavior, officials say

Less than two years after the Richmond County Sheriff's Office received a traffic enforcement grant designed to target dangerous driving behavior, officials are saying they're witnessing change.
By Travis Highfield

Gun with filed-down serial number found during traffic stop

An Augusta man was arrested Saturday after a gun with an altered serial number was found in his possession during a traffic stop, a police report states.
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Woman dies after Heard Avenue fire

A woman was hospitalized and later died late Saturday after she was found unresponsive in a burning Heard Avenue duplex.
By Travis Highfield

Augusta man accused of armed robbery

An Augusta man is accused of armed robbery after deputies say he held a woman at gunpoint early Saturday.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, March 27, 2015

Law enforcement agencies closing racial gap

Recent employment figures show the racial gap between area law enforcement agencies and the communities in which they serve continues to shrink.
By Travis Highfield
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