ATLANTA — Highway crews worked to keep major roads passable while Georgia Power workers dealt with weather-related outages from a winter storm that dumped several inches of snow on much of the state.
Illustrating just how treacherous the roads are, an ambulance slid down a 30-foot embankment off Atomic Road this afternoon, according to Aiken County sheriff's Capt. Troy Elwell. No one was injured, and no patients were inside.
A Charleston educator reported the loss of $2,986 in items from his car while it was parked in a 10th Street hotel parking garage between 11 p.m. Saturday and 7:20 a.m. Sunday.
Armed robbers hit a Peach Orchard Road convenience store early Sunday.
An inch and more of snow has accumulated on the ground and roads in the area, according to Columbia County Emergency and Operations Manager Pam Tucker.
A homeless man is accused of attacking employees with knives Sunday at Kroger on 15th Street.
The following is a list of closings and delays reported to The Augusta Chronicle for Tuesday, Jan. 11.
Most Augusta-area school systems were waiting until early Monday to announce decisions on closings, but some private schools have already announced closings.
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