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Teen shot this morning at grad party

Police are looking for a man they say fired several shots, striking an Augusta teen at a high school graduation party in Martinez early this morning. A 19-year-old was shot in the leg in the parking lot of Crawford Cabinets, 3831 Oak Drive, where a large Academy of Richmond County graduation party w...

05/28/10 - 10:10pm

Man goes to jail for not telling name

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A man walking on the shoulder of Interstate 20 Sunday morning told police he answered to "no man," a report shows. North August Public Safety Officers went to mile marker No. 1 around 9:30 a.m. to assist Aiken County deputies with the pedestrian. The man told police he was walking t...

05/26/10 - 7:49am

Earthquake threat may move SC schools

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A South Carolina school district says it will be able to relocate five schools that would be threatened if an earthquake struck the Charleston peninsula. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that officials had said earlier this month they were unsure if they c...

05/26/10 - 7:43am

Update: Morning traffic victim identified

A Richmond County man was killed this morning in a head-on collision on Georgia Highway 88 and Ramsey Road. Coroner Grover Tuten identified the victim as Dennis W. Neely, 46, of Hephzibah. Neely was driving north on the 26oo block of Highway 88 when his vehicle dri...

05/26/10 - 10:08am

No driver license for SC dropouts

COLUMBIA -- A bill that would prevent teens who drop out of school from getting a driver's license heads to the Senate floor, following a Senate panel's approval Tuesday.The bill, H. 3645, allows students to obtain a hardship waiver or launch an appeal if their license is yanked due to seven unexcus...

05/26/10 - 5:23am

SC coroner says baby death a homicide

EASLEY, S.C. - A South Carolina coroner says the death of a 7-month-old boy earlier this week was no accident. Multiple media outlets reported that Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley on Tuesday ruled the death of Braydon Alexander Odell at a home in Easley a homicide. No arrests have been made...

05/26/10 - 5:14am

Georgia expands alligator hunting

More alligators could be hunted in Georgia under a proposed change to state rules. Members of the state's Wildlife Resources Committee gave preliminary approval Tuesday to allowing hunters to take an additional 150 alligators during the season. The annual limit would increase to 850 alligators. The ...

05/26/10 - 5:04am

Dump truck kills Liberty County worker

HINESVILLE, Ga. -- A Liberty County employee was killed by a dump truck Tuesday, according to Hinesville police. Eric Ray Leach, 47, of Hinesville died at the scene from injuries suffered when the truck hauling a load of dirt at a construction site drove over him, said traffic investigator Mike Moon...

05/26/10 - 5:02am

Plant Vogtle costs under scrutiny

ATLANTA  - Utility regulators begin today to exame Georgia Power's costs for building two more nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle south of Augusta.

 

05/26/10 - 4:36am

Wife, others charged after Hall County shooting

GAINESVILLE, Ga.  - Police have charged the wife of a Snellville man shot to death in a Hall County park on Valentine's Day with being a party to murder. Hall County police charged 38-year-old Stacey Morgan Schoeck. Hall County Sheriff's Col. Jeff Strickland says 36-year-old Reginald Coleman is...

05/25/10 - 6:36pm
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