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Augusta firefighters battle club fire

A Gordon Highway club suffered smoke damage Sunday evening. The Augusta Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Club Velvet, 2306 Gordon Highway, at 10:33 p.m. Fire department leaders at the scene said they did not have a cause determined for the fire, but said the only damage to the club w...

09/27/10 - 1:32pm

Authorities: Woman hallucinated attack

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has closed the case involving a Goshen woman who said she fought off a rapist in her home Sept. 14. The woman told police she'd fired a gun and kicked the intruder between the legs after the man, armed with a "razor blade," tried to undress her at a residence i...

09/26/10 - 11:04pm

Man shot in chest is found walking around

A North Augusta man was shot in the chest about 4 p.m. Sunday near 738 Old Edgefield Road, according to North Augusta Public Safety. Investigators responding to the scene found Carlos Sir Lance Valentine, 21, of the 1100 block of Weston Street, walking around saying he'd been shot. Valentine had a...

09/26/10 - 11:03pm

Man shot in North Augusta

A North Augusta man was shot in the chest around 4 p.m. Sunday at a location near 738 Old Edgefield Road. Investigators responding to the scene found Carlos Sir Lance Valentine, 21, of the 1100 block of Weston Street, walking around saying he'd been shot. Valentine had a gunshot wound in his upper r...

09/26/10 - 9:23pm

Jags in 8th at Ping/Golfweek Preview

Augusta State shot 16-over 304 and is in eighth place after today's opening round of the Ping/Golfweek Preview at Karsten Creek Golf Club.

09/26/10 - 9:01pm

Deputies believe attack was hallucination

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has closed the case involving a Goshen woman who reported she fought off a rapist in her home on Sept. 14, authorities said. The woman told police she'd fired a gun and kicked the intruder between the legs after the man, armed with a "razor blade" tried to undres...

09/26/10 - 7:34pm

Woman dies after pulled from burning apartment

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) - A woman has died after fire fighters pulled her from her burning apartment in Norcross. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the 44-year-old woman died at a Gwinnett County hospital shortly after she was removed from her burning apartment at the Barrington Hills Apartme...

09/26/10 - 5:16pm

SC reading for the blind shuts down

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Since he was 9 years old, Parnell Diggs has gotten much of his news from a South Carolina radio reading program for the blind. Now, 32 years later, that option is disappearing. The state Commission for the Blind is eliminating the service at the end of this month as part of its...

09/26/10 - 3:17pm

Report says Atlanta schools test results probed

    ATLANTA — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that federal authorities are investigating to determine if the city's public schools committed fraud by boosting scores on standardized tests....

09/26/10 - 2:15pm

Ga. megachurch pastor pledges to fight accusations

LITHONIA, Ga. — The famed pastor of a Georgia megachurch said today he will fight allegations that he lured young men into sexual relationships.

09/26/10 - 2:27pm
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