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Update: Padgett lanes open

Deputies say lane to Mike Padget Highway are now open.  Cleanup from a wreck earlier today had caused problems.


08/13/10 - 2:04pm

SC university suspends sorority for hazing

CONWAY, S.C. — A South Carolina university has suspended a sorority for five years for a number of hazing incidents.

08/12/10 - 3:09pm

Ga. woman rams monument

CALHOUN, Ga. — Gordon County authorities say they're unsure why a woman crashed her car through a fence before ramming a monument honoring fallen officers at the Gordon County Sheriff's Office on Thursday.

08/12/10 - 3:05pm

Serial murder suspect arrested in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A suspect in a string of 18 stabbings that terrorized people across three states and left five dead was arrested in front of startled passengers at an airport gate as he tried to board a plane for Israel.

08/12/10 - 3:01pm

Morningside Drive lane closed

The left section of Morningside Drive near Milledge Road will be closed starting immediately, Richmond County traffic engineering technician Dennis Ellis said in a news release.

08/12/10 - 2:42pm

Walton Way wreck sends 6 to hospital

Six people have been sent to area hospital following a vehicle accident, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay.

08/12/10 - 12:58pm

Augusta man sentenced on drug charges

Reginald Darrell Beale, 29, of Augusta, has been sentenced in federal court to 350 months in prison following his conviction on cocaine trafficking charges.

08/12/10 - 10:59am

Home detention for SC cockfighting organizer

COLUMBIA - A judge has sentenced an 82-year-old man who organized hundreds of cockfights on his property to one year of home confinement, saying sending him to prison would be too costly

08/12/10 - 4:47am

Man robs Ga. store, apologizes to clerk


WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - Oconee County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who pulled a pistol on a video store clerk Wednesday morning, took the store's cash - and apologized before leaving the store.


08/12/10 - 4:41am

Pilot killed in Wilkes crash identified

WASHINGTON, Ga. -- The pilot who died when his plane crashed early Tuesday near Washington-Wilkes County Airport was returning to the South Carolina aviation company where he worked.

08/12/10 - 4:36am
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