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Windows smashed at Public Defender's Office

Authorities are investigating who vandalized the Richmond County Public Defender's Office over the weekend.

02/21/11 - 9:47pm

Lincoln County firefighter in Still burn center

Lincoln County firefighter Perry Kirkland was transported to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta this afternoon after being injured while putting out a fire.

02/21/11 - 10:28pm

Ga. man convicted of sex charges

MARIETTA, Ga. — A Cobb County jury has found a former respiratory therapist guilty on a dozen charges, including sexual battery.

02/21/11 - 6:45pm

Missing fisherman's body found in lake

The body of an angler missing since Jan. 22 was recovered today from Thurmond Lake, McCormick County Coroner Faye Puckett said tonight.

02/21/11 - 11:53pm

Westminster Schools gets accreditation renewed

Westminster Schools of Augusta has received accreditation renewal through 2015 through the Southern Association of Independent Schools  and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, according to a school-issued news release.

02/21/11 - 5:52pm

13-year-old charged in Goose Creek arson

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. — Police have charged a 13-year-old boy in connection with a fire that caused nearly $5,000 worth of damage to a home in Goose Creek.

02/21/11 - 3:35pm

Augusta sewage spills reported

  Two recent sewage spills released an estimated 31,750 gallons of untreated wastewater into local streams after lines were clogged by roots and grease.

02/21/11 - 3:27pm

Columbia County early voting starts today

Early voting starts Tuesday in a special election to replace former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean.

02/22/11 - 2:05am

Springfield, Ga., mayor sues own city

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway has filed a counterclaim against not only the city but also five members of City Council.

02/21/11 - 3:15pm

Atlanta schools to hold emergency meeting

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Public Schools board is holding an emergency meeting today to discuss litigation amid a state investigation into test-tampering.

02/21/11 - 2:49pm
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