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Injured soldier receives surprise party

Spec. Danny McGowan became the center of attention today during a surprise homecoming and birthday party.

09/25/10 - 5:20pm

Two die in north Georgia plane crash

CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a plane crash in north Georgia that killed two people and seriously injured a third person. Murray County Sheriff Howard Ensley told WRCB-TV that a Cessna SkyHawk crashed around 10:45 p.m. Friday near Highway 225 south of Chatsworth. Witnesses sai...

09/25/10 - 1:55pm

SC progressives gather in capital for fall summit

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Progressives in South Carolina are gathering in West Columbia for to discuss topics ranging from Social Security to the upcoming election. The South Carolina Progressive Network is holding a day of workshops and election planning on Saturday. Rep. Joe Neal serves as the ne...

09/25/10 - 1:53pm

Expressway link could damage SC wetlands

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Scientists say the planned completion of the Mark Clark Expressway could turn acres of wetlands into barren mud flats. The state office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management said Friday that 30 acres of tidal wetlands and creeks on Johns and James islands would be affected...

09/25/10 - 1:51pm

SC school shooting suspect on suicide watch

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - An attorney for a 14-year-old boy accused of shooting at a resource officer and taking pipe bombs to a Myrtle Beach-area school says the teen has been a victim of bullying. Attorney Russell Long told The Sun News of Myrtle Beach at a hearing Friday that his client has sever...

09/25/10 - 1:50pm

Greenbrier principal criticized in letter

A group of Greenbrier High teachers recently sent a letter to Principal Margie Hamilton complaining about her management of the school. Calling it a personnel issue, school officials are refusing to release a copy of the letter  or discuss its contents.  The school board probably won't get...

09/25/10 - 12:29am

Alcohol, speed factors in fatal wreck

A 24-year-old man died  when he wrecked his Chevrolet Blazer whle exiting Interstate 520 about  11:40 a.m. Friday, Richmond County Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen said. Christopher Marsh, of the 1800 block of Bowdoin Drive in Augusta, was driving at a "high rate of speed" as he pulled onto Exit ...

09/25/10 - 12:27am

Two sought in sexual misconduct case

Columbia County authorities were searching Friday for two more men  in a  sexual misconduct case. Warrants were issued for Robert Lincoln Levy Jr., 19, of the 3200 block of York Drive in Augusta, and Tyler William Davitte, 22, of the 4600 block of Cutter Mill Road in Martinez, said  C...

09/25/10 - 12:26am

Shooting suspect surrenders

Alvin Sturgis Jr., a suspect in the fatal shooting of Edward Cousette, 32, has surrendered  to Richmond County investigators, according to a news release. Cousette's body was discovered Sept. 18  at Trinity Manor Apartments at 2375 Barton Chapel Road.Sturgis, 23, of the 3600 block of Old M...

09/25/10 - 12:24am

Wreck kills Augusta man, 24

A 24-year-old Augusta man died this afternoon after a vehicle accident on Bobby Jones Expressway at the Gordon Highway exit.

09/24/10 - 9:19pm
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