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.
Winter Storm Warning (click to see warning information)
High 32 degrees...
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has declared a state of emergency because of a winter storm forecast for Georgia.
Both Columbia and Richmond county public schools will begin class at least two hours later Monday morning, officials announced.
As a winter storm began moving up the East Coast, airlines were staffing up call centers and taking other steps to improve on their performance during the Christmas week blizzard.
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