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Augusta mayor, others take readiness test

Mayor Deke Copenhaver and several other Augusta leaders agreed to be tested today to "set an example" for the city becoming a certified Georgia Work Ready Community. "I haven't had much time to prepare, but I'm hoping for a platinum score just the same," Copenhaver said. The series of tests, adminis...

03/19/10 - 4:03pm

SC, Fla. plan suit over health care

COLUMBIA - South Carolina and Florida say they're ready to sue if health care reform legislation passes this weekend.

03/19/10 - 3:55pm

Volunteers sought for Saturday cleanup

  The Augusta Canal Authority is seeking volunteers and volunteer groups for its semi-annual spring cleanup to be held Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will meet at Lake Olmstead Park near the boat ramp. Previous volunteer-staffed cleanups have removed tons of trash from the ...

06/15/10 - 10:41pm

Spring brings things to do

There's a wealth of activities in the Augusta area this weekend. Here's a sampling.

03/20/10 - 6:50pm

Augusta men suspects in Aiken shooting

Aiken Department of Public Safety is requesting that witnesses provide insight on a shooting that seriously injured two brothers this morning.

03/19/10 - 6:36pm

Bond denied in Aiken County sex case

AIKEN - Judge Jack Early denied bond for a North Augusta man charged with sexually abusing minors last December and in the early 1970s. Howard Fowler, 68, requested a release until his trial date in General Sessions Court Thursday, but his multiple sex charges and proximity to children if released l...

04/05/10 - 2:54pm

Public's help sought after Bobby Jones business break-in

Police seek to identify those who stole a welding machine last week from Tractor Supply on Bobby Jones Expressway.

03/19/10 - 6:40pm

Crosland Park victim shot self, police say

The Aiken Department of Public Safety said this morning it plans to charge a local man with filing a false report after he accidentally shot himself, but blamed it on someone else.   According to a news release, Lt. David Turno said investigators will be charging Stephon Carter the victim in a ...

03/19/10 - 10:56am

Two charged after naked man found shot this morning

Police have arrested a man and a woman after a naked man was found shot in the back on Central Avenue this morning.

03/19/10 - 8:08pm

SC county agrees to save council e-mails

  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - A South Carolina coastal county will begin saving all e-mails of county council members after news some were deleted within 24 hours. E-mails are considered public records. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports a committee of Horry County Council voted Thursd...

03/19/10 - 9:31am
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