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Friday, April 17, 2015

Animal Rescue owner cited, stripped of license

The owner of an Evans animal rescue group was sentenced Wednesday after being cited for not caring for animals properly and was stripped of her license.
By Valerie Rowell

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Evans mom charged with holding teen party

An Evans woman was arrested Monday, accused of holdng a party with drugs and alcohol for her teenage daughter and her friends.
By Valerie Rowell

Body of Jackson man found in lake

A man wanted in South Carolina who disappeared from a lake recreation area over the weekend was found dead in the lake early Tuesday.
By Valerie Rowell

Monday, April 13, 2015

Authorities seek missing, wanted man

Columbia County authorities are searching for a man wanted in South Carolina who disappeared from a lake recreation area over the weekend.
By Valerie Rowell

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Judge dismisses child molestation charges

Magistrate Judge W. Bryant Swan Jr. dismissed child molestation charges Tuesday morning against a man arrested by Grovetown authorities in February.
By Valerie Rowell

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Teen to repay damages for BMX track damage

A teen accused of damaging Columbia County's BMX track was ordered to repay the damages.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Repairman pleads guilty

The former owner of an electronics repair business charged with stealing from customers last year was sentenced to repay their money at a sentencing hearing on Wednesday.
By Valerie Rowell

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Harlem firefighter accepts police chief job

Chuck Meadows accepted the job of Harlem police chief Tuesday.
By Valerie Rowell

Historic house to be razed for new library

A historic home in downtown Harlem will be demolished to make way for a new library.
By Valerie Rowell

Meadows offered Harlem police chief job

Harlem leaders offered the city's police chief position to one of their own at Monday's meeting.
By Valerie Rowell

Chase through 3 counties ends in arrest

A Harlem man was arrested in South Carolina Tuesday morning after leading authorities on a high-speed chase through three counties.
By Valerie Rowell

Friday, March 20, 2015

Man accused of sex with teen granted bond

An Augusta man accused of having sex with an underage teen was granted a bond on Friday.
By Valerie Rowell

Woman accused of stealing from husband's company granted bond

A woman accused of stealing more than $400,000 from her husband's company was granted a bond in teh same amount on Friday.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Woman sentenced for ramming car into Dollar General

Roshana Lequisha Payne, 38, pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault, criminal damage to property, driving under the influence and driving with an open container of alcohol.
By Valerie Rowell

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YUCHiKiOKEE Festival will spotlight arts, history

The inaugural YUCHiKiOKEE Festival will be held March 21-22 and will feature art, music, food and more.
By Valerie Rowell

Number 9 to rock Lady A at YUCKiKiOKEE Festival

Ed Turner and Number 9 will be the featured performers Saturday during the two-day YUCKiKiOkee Festival at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Valerie Rowell

Case continues against man accused of having sex with teen

The case against an Augusta businessman accused of sex with a teen will continue after a preliminary hearing Tuesday.
By Valerie Rowell

Friday, March 13, 2015

BMX track opens Monday

The long awaited opening of Columbia County's BMX track at Blanchard Woods Park is scheduled for Monday.
By Valerie Rowell

Project to limit Evans water

Some Evans residents will be without water on Tuesday because of a road widening project.
By Valerie Rowell

Monday, March 2, 2015

Harlem athletic director resigns after burglary arrest

Harlem High School's athletic director resigned Monday after a weekend burglary arrest.
By Valerie Rowell
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