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Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Augusta woman robbed at apartments

An Augusta woman was robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday, losing more than $600.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Aiken's Spangler eliminated from 'The Voice'

Aiken's Beth Spangler again lost her "Battle Round" on Monday's episode of The Voice, this time eliminating her from the competition.
By Travis Highfield

Hephzibah man accused of rape

A Hephzibah man is accused of rape after deputies say he and two other males forced a woman to have sex with him Sunday.
By Travis Highfield

Victim in Augusta school bus accident dies; driver charged

The driver of a car that struck a school bus on Oct. 23 is accused of homicide by vehicle after one of her passengers died Sunday, jail records show.
By Travis Highfield

Aiken County burglary suspect identified

An Aiken County sheriff's deputy spotted Dontez D. Hubert, 18, who is accused of committing several burglaries in the area.
By Travis Highfield

Body found in south Augusta field

The body of a 46-year-old Augusta man was found in a field Monday, Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Stabbing of Langley store owner left few clues

The Rev. Jim Ivey was stabbed to death in 1998 while assisting a customer at his Langley, S.C., furniture store. More than 16 years later, his killer has not been found.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Locals go "Over The Edge" in charity rappelling event

Friday's event saw 72 people rapel down the Augusta Mariott to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta.
By Travis Highfield

Roundtree, deputies open sheriff's office for spooky tour

On Friday, more than 400 children braved the dark and foggy chambers of the sheriff's office knowing they would be met with candy on the other side.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

11-year-old injured in Aiken shooting

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has confirmed an 11-year-old child was hospitalized after being shot at an Aiken home Monday.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Woman robbed at gunpoint at hotel

Deputies say an Atlanta woman was robbed at gunpoint Saturday by two men - one with a potato attached to his handgun.
By Travis Highfield

Hundreds take advantage of Sunday voting

Though numbers didn't come close to the 1,275 voters who visited four polling locations Saturday, Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said the 497 who cast ballots Sunday show how ...
By Travis Highfield

1 injured in stabbing on Raes Creek Road

The Richmond County sheriff's office is investigating a stabbing that hospitalized a 28-year-old man early Sunday.
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Man, 52, stole cash from Augusta Kmart, deputies say

A Wrens man is accused of robbery after he stole cash from an Augusta store Saturday, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield

Man, 70, arrested in Parwood Road shooting

A 70-year-old man is accused of aggravated assault after deputies say he shot a Blythe man Friday.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Friday shooting injures 1

One person was injured in a shooting on Parwood Road Friday, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield

New Green Dot scam reported

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is warning locals of a scam involving someone posing as a lieutenant and demanding money, according to a statement from the department.
By Travis Highfield

Sheriff's office seeks GBI assistance in steroid claims

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to assist deputies in investigating claims of steroid abuse among members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the department announced Friday.
By Travis Highfield

Power outage in Augusta neighborhood

A outage in the Hillcreek subdivision has left 186 customers without power, according to Georgia Power's Web site.
By Travis Highfield

Soldiers, disable hunters take advantage of SRS deer hunt

Friday's hunt marked the 14th consecutive year the hunts have been held at the site best known for its enterprises in the nuclear industry. The hunt attracted 30 participants who either sustained ...
By Travis Highfield
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Stormwater fee to fund Columbia County repairs

Columbia County is set to invest an additional $600,000 in its aging stormwater system next year, with the hope that more money and manpower will result in half as many repair orders and fewer ...
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