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Woman charged for driving drunk with kids in car

A Hephzibah woman has been charged after driving under the influence with three children in the car.

12/18/14 - 6:57pm

Mayor-elect site goes live, announces inaugural events

The site,, provides information about the events, which begin with a "Hands Across Augusta" day of community service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3.

12/19/14 - 12:37am

One dead in Aiken County crash

One person is dead after a crash on Whiskey Road in Aiken County Wednesday evening.

12/18/14 - 6:57pm

Libazs saves Paine with block in overtime

Denzel Dillingham scored 25 points for Paine, while Arnis Libazs made a big block at the end.

12/18/14 - 1:48am

Echols announces exit from District 7 special election

Kenny Echols, a retired health care administrator and former Richmond County school board member, said he's out of the running to complete resigned District 7 commissioner Donnie Smith's term.

12/18/14 - 1:34am

Deadly drag race between car, motorcycle leads to prison term

Rodney Kelly, 26, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and serious injury by a vehicle for the July 28, 2013, death of 23-year-old Marcus Kelly and the broken leg suffered by 17-year-old Jerome Gilmore.

12/18/14 - 1:35am

Augusta man acquitted in shooting case

A Richmond County Superior Court jury found Kenneth L. Anderson, 23, not guilty at the conclusion of a trial that stretched over two weeks.

12/17/14 - 7:14pm

Two men in custody after investigation

Two men were arrested Tuesday following a narcotics investigation in the parking lot of Taco Bell on Washington Road.

12/17/14 - 7:07pm

Columbia County commission passes vote to stormwater utilty fees by 2017

Columbia County commissioners voted to implement a series of increases to the county's stormwater utility fee, more than doubling the current fee by 2017.

12/17/14 - 1:16am

Hannah, Cain, others sworn in to RCBOE positions

Augusta resident Charlie Hannah and incumbent Board Chairwoman Venus Cain were among those sworn in as Richmond County Board of Education members.

12/16/14 - 11:30pm

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