A man who was mistakenly freed from a state prison is to be returned to Augusta, where he faces charges of aggravated sodomy, armed robbery and kidnapping.
Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, workers will close one lane of U.S. Hwy. 221 over Thurmond Dam to allow maintenance and repair work to commence on the dam's spillway gates.
A second man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting in December.
An Evans man is charged with solicitation of a minor in an investigation that involved the Aiken County and Columbia County sheriff's offices.
ATLANTA -- In an effort to convince teen drivers to pull off the road to send text messages, a group of business, civic and state agencies announced today the launch of a statewide campaign called Exit 2 Text It.
Officials with a diesel engine maker will meet with economic developers in Sage Mill Industrial Park on March 5 to finalize site selection.
The Augusta campus of University of Phoenix has started a shoe drive to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
Augusta native Kessel Stelling Jr. has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Synovus Financial Corp.
Part of Broad Street will close for a month starting Monday as crews work to reconstruct a railroad crossing.
An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a school bus on Columbia Highway North near Keys Pond Road this morning slowed traffic along the roadway.
The Augusta Chronicle ©2014. All Rights Reserved.