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Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Augusta teen assaulted at Jennings Place

An Augusta teen was assaulted while walking in the Jennings Place apartment complex late Friday, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield

2 accused of firing assault rifle at home

Two Augusta men were arrested Friday after police say they fired several shots from an AR-15 while at a Danville Road home.
By Travis Highfield

Mother arrested after 3 children found walking road

Deputies say a 25-year-old woman was arrested Saturday after her three children were found walking down Old McDuffie Road unsupervised.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Hunley exhibit to visit area

The exhibit, built by John Dangerfield, is a true-to-life replica of the Hunley, measuring 65 feet long and having a girth of 4 feet. It was created to honor Horace Lawson Hunley, who built the ...
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Paine coach arrested on drug charge

Paine College women's track and field coach Marquita Lynn Carter was arrested late Thursday on a drug charge in Greene County, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield

Warrenville man found safe

A 20-year-old Warrenville man who was reported missing by a close friend last month was located Friday, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

ARC honoring latest hall of fame inductees

The Academy of Richmond County will add 10 honorees - including doctors, athletes and an Army general - in a hall of fame induction ceremony at First Baptist Church in Augusta next month.
By Travis Highfield

Police say woman admitted killing husband

Police say a North Augusta woman accused of fatally shooting her husband Monday admitted to the crime when they arrived at the scene.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Public safety officials push for new radio system

After a February ice storm left deputies and firefighters without radio communications for extended periods, public safety officials want their own radio system.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Employee played lottery without paying, boss says

An Augusta restaurant owner is short about $3,000 after one of his employees played lottery tickets without paying, a police report states.
By Travis Highfield

Obstructed views a danger for drivers

Sometimes the biggest threat to a motorist isn't what's on the roadway, but what's off of it. From trees to bushes to signs to fences, it's whatever obstructs the view of oncoming traffic.
By Travis Highfield

Thieves take trailer filled with lawn equipment

An Augusta man lost more than $7,000 in lawn equipment after someone stole his trailer late Friday or early Saturday, a police report shows.
By Travis Highfield

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Car catches fire in Aiken County crash

Aiken County sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Beaver Dam Road that caused one vehicle to catch fire, dispatch said.
By Travis Highfield

Most stolen car is a what?

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual report on the 10 most stolen vehicles in the country earlier this month, and some residents say they aren't surprised with what they saw.
By Travis Highfield

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Chief seeks approval for truck refurbishment

The Augusta Fire Department is hoping to resurrect one of its aerial ladder trucks within a year, and the only thing standing in its way is the commission's approval.
By Travis Highfield

Firefighters battle structure fire on Boykin Road

Firefighters are working to douse a structure fire on Boykin Street, officials say.
By Travis Highfield

Shooting on Carrie Street; 1 dead

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after one man was shot dead on Carrie Street late Sunday.
By Travis Highfield

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Commissioners to discuss millage rate, vacancy today

Augusta Commissioners are expected today to set the county's millage rate and discuss a replacement for Joe Jackson, who resigned his District 6 seat last week.
By Travis Highfield

Teen hurt in lake accident still critical

A 14-year-old boy injured in a personal watercraft accident last week on Thurmond Lake remains in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday.
By Travis Highfield

Brother shot in argument over woman, police say

Police say a man has been hospitalized after his brother shot him during an argument over a woman early Sunday.
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Partnerships needed in cyber sectors, NSA director says

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, said the nation's security rests on breaking down bariers between private and government sectors specializing in cyber defense. ...
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