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Augusta unemployment rises slightly


09/23/10 - 7:41am

Teen girl reportedly pushed from vehicle

Investigators arrested a Dallas, Ga., man Wednesday on charges that he pushed his ex-girlfriend out of a moving car.

09/22/10 - 11:29pm

Two found guilty in Graniteville robbery

Javier Hickson, 27, and Artrell Jabar Hickson, 20, were sentenced to 28 years on robbery and five years on weapons charges.

09/22/10 - 11:29pm

County asked to fix bar-closing policy

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has requested the county council to correct a loophole in its policy allowing bars to stay open past 2 a.m.

09/22/10 - 11:29pm

Former sheriff indicted on 47 new allegations

COLUMBIA, S.C.  --- Former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin has been indicted on 47 new charges that prosecutors say are part of a drug conspiracy case.

09/22/10 - 10:37pm

Death row inmate used razor blade to try suicide

ATLANTA - The attorney for a death row inmate who attempted to commit suicide hours before he was scheduled to be executed said the condemned man used a razor blade given to him by a prison guard to slash his arms and neck.

09/22/10 - 3:40pm

3rd party SC gov candidate wants to be in debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A third-party South Carolina gubernatorial candidate is complaining about being left out of two debates.

09/22/10 - 1:45pm

Barnes cancels fundraiser hosted by accused pastor

ATLANTA - Campaign officials for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Barnes say they have canceled a fundraiser that was to be hosted by a pastor at the center of a sexual coercion lawsuit.

09/22/10 - 1:41pm

McDuffie jury finds woman guilty of voluntary manslaughter;

THOMSON, Ga. --- A jury of eight women and four men deliberated two hours Wednesday in McDuffie County Superior Court before convicting  a 72-year-old Thomson woman who had shot her husband to death  Jan. 30, 2008. Toombs Judicial Circuit Sup­erior Court Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway&nb...

09/22/10 - 11:15pm

Police: SC student planted pipe bombs at school

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Police say a South Carolina high school freshman shot at an on-campus officer and also planted several pipe bombs in the school.

09/22/10 - 12:32pm
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