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7 Aiken pupils have whooping cough

AIKEN -- Seven Aiken County pupils have a case of the whopping cough, or pertussis, according to Cecelia Davidson, Aiken County associate superintendent of administration. Davidson said there's at least one case each year, but there's no explanation for additional cases this year. The cases are cont...

03/25/10 - 3:58pm

Tiger story attracts Masters media

Tiger Woods' return to golf at this year's Masters Tournament is attracting more interest from news media.

03/25/10 - 5:10pm

Augusta Regional Airport to run American Eagle's ticket counter for the first year

Augusta Regional Airport will hire employees to handle ticketing operations for American Eagle.

03/26/10 - 7:20am

Airport expects more for Masters

Augusta Regional Airport officials are expecting at least 1,200 flights to come through the facility during Masters Week.

03/25/10 - 3:16pm

Employee flees after confrontation

An IHOP employee on Peach Orchard Road ran from the restaurant early today when her boss confronted her about missing money. The night-shift manager told police he knew the employee had taken $128 from customer transactions and when he talked to her about it, she fled, a Richmond County sheriff...

03/25/10 - 1:23pm

Rollins school break-in reported

Authorities are investigating a break-in at Rollins Elementary School on Mura Drive Wednesday night. Firefighters responded to the school about 6:30 p.m. in response to an alarm activation, a Richmond County sheriff's report said. They found the hallway doors to the science lab opened...

03/25/10 - 1:20pm

Controlled burn might show smoke today

Smoke may be visible near Fort Gordon today because a controlled burn is planned over 350 acres of the post, officials said....

03/25/10 - 1:11pm

Resident startles would-be burglar

  A 49-year-old disabled woman told police that she was at her Mike Padgett Highway home early today when a burglar smashed through her front door. The woman said the man threw a rock to break the glass door but when he saw her inside, he said, "Oh," and ran away, a Richmond County sheriff...

03/26/10 - 7:26am

Riverside Inn closed today, police say

Officials have ordered a downtown hotel to close after receiving health and safety complaints. The Riverside Inn on Fifth Street was ordered to close this morning, according to Richmond County Sheriff's Lt. Scott Gay. The city's licensing and inspection department carried out the order.  ...

03/25/10 - 12:28pm

Unnamed injection molding facility gets initial approval from Augusta authority

Project Zebra gets approval to seek $78 million in bond financing for injection plastic molding facility that could bring 100 jobs to Augusta.

07/16/10 - 8:54pm

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Search of alleged dealer's home found drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for years, came to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an ...
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