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Schools prepared this morning for January chill

According to the National Weather Service, the region has a 30 percent chance of snow Thursday night.

01/04/10 - 12:24pm

Richmond, Aiken students head back to school today

Public school students in Richmond and Aiken counties return to class today, but those in other area systems are getting an extra day or two. Students in Columbia, McDuffie, Edgefield and Burke counties return to classes Tuesday. In Jefferson County, students have today and Tuesday off....

01/04/10 - 5:13am

Woman robbed behind Kmart

A 40-year-old Wagener woman told police she was robbed at gunpoint by a man after she gave him a ride in Augusta on Saturday afternoon....

01/03/10 - 10:51pm

Two arrested in shooting incident

Two men were arrested after a shot was fired outside an Augusta hotel early this morning. According to Richmond County jail records, Jarell Deangelo Wilson, 26, of the 3600 block of San Sebastian Drive in Hephzibah, was charged with pointing a gun at another and possession of a firearm by a convict...

01/03/10 - 10:40pm

Man, 57, dies in house fire

An Augusta man died tonight in a house fire on 13th Avenue.

01/03/10 - 10:19pm

Lows in teens forecast Monday

Very cold temperatures and a northwest wind could combine to create wind chills as low as 10 degrees early Monday, the National Weather Service said in a special weather statement posted tonight.

01/03/10 - 10:19pm

$500 in damage done to washers

Authorities are investigating a theft and vandalism at the Easy Do Laundry at 1343 12th St. About 11:30 a.m. Friday a 20-year-old man and three juveniles entered the laundromat and stole about $250 in change from coin depositories, a Richmond County sheriff's report says. They also damaged fiv...

01/03/10 - 8:22pm

Woman left children alone on New Year's Eve, police say

An Augusta woman who police say left her children at home alone to go partying on New Year’s Eve has been arrested.

01/03/10 - 8:12pm

Secret Service probing effigy of Obama in Carter's hometown

PLAINS, Ga. — A spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service says the agency is investigating an effigy of President Obama found hanging from a building in the hometown of former President Carter. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan told The Associated Press that the large black doll was found Saturd...

01/29/10 - 7:34am

S.C. lawmaker wants to make threat against military a felony

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina lawmaker plans to introduce a bill that would make it a felony to threaten violence against military members or their families because they are serving their country. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that the proposal would make the threats a felon...

01/03/10 - 6:36pm
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