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AC units at food bank destroyed

Thieves stole the copper from four air-conditioning units at Golden Harvest Food Bank, causing $23,000 in damage, according to a police report.

05/28/10 - 9:51pm

Employee says man tried to rob him

An employee of a Wrightsboro Road restaurant says a man tried to rob him as he made a night deposit Saturday.

05/28/10 - 9:51pm

Edgefield County reports tornado Sunday

Edgefield County Sheriff's Office dispatch said a tornado touched down near a subdivision at Deer Springs Road.

06/01/10 - 8:34pm

Motorcycle crash kills Bath man

A 24-year-old Bath man was killed Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a car on Storm Branch Road. According to a news release from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, Thomas Keenan was pronounced dead at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital after the accident. He was driving a 1989...

03/28/10 - 7:26am

Man charged with trying to shoplift computers

An Augusta man was arrested after police said he tried to shoplift two computers from Walmart on Friday. Gregory Bernard McCullough, 48, of the 200 block of Wharton Drive, was charged with shoplifting under $1,000, according to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report....

03/28/10 - 1:50pm

SC Press Association elects new president

COLUMBIA - The publisher of the Barnwell Newspaper Group has been elected the new president of the South Carolina Press Association. Laura J. McKenzie was selected today at the association's winter meeting in Columbia. She oversees five newspapers in South Carolina and Georgia. Other officers electe...

03/27/10 - 5:49pm

The hunt was on for Easter

The Easter Bunny made an early visit in Columbia County today.

03/27/10 - 4:08pm

SC trooper dies in on-duty crash

LANCASTER, S.C. - A 21-year veteran of the South Carolina Highway Patrol died early this morning when his cruiser ran off the side of a two-lane road near Lancaster, authorities said. Cpl. D. Kevin Cusack, 45, was on duty at the time and was the only vehicle involved in the wreck, said Lan...

03/27/10 - 3:57pm

Legislation aims to entice large retailer with 6,000 jobs

ATLANTA - - Legislation passed in the House late Friday aims to entice a large, "destination retailer" to southeast Georgia's Camden County.

03/27/10 - 6:42pm

Columbia County GOP chairman resigns

Columbia County Republican Party chairman Lawrence Hammond resigned earlier than expected when he announced today during a breakfast meeting he'd be immediately leaving his post . An ethics complaint was filed against Hammond by some party members in September, which led to his removal as chairman b...

03/27/10 - 3:11pm

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