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Sex offender may be in area

Authorities are searching for a registered sex offender who is wanted by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and the Butts County Probation Office. According to a news release, Landon Glenn Rosenburg, 6-feet, 3-inches tall, and weighing 210 pounds, is to frequent Augusta, Hephzibah and No...

05/28/10 - 8:42pm

Arrests curtail drug operation, police say

A five-month drug investigation resulted in five arrests Tuesday and the seizure of 8 lbs of marijuana.

05/20/10 - 4:39pm

Clyburn to tout stimulus benefits in Augusta

U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-SC, will come to Augusta next month to discuss federal health reform and the stimulus act.

05/20/10 - 1:12pm

SC may get immigrant law like Arizona

COLUMBIA- Hispanic opponents of a bill meant to clamp down on illegal workers in South Carolina lashed out at its sponsor today.

05/20/10 - 5:10pm

Teacher incentive applications distributed

The U.S. Department of Education distributed applications to states and local school districts for $437 million in Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants today....

05/20/10 - 12:03pm

Authorities investigate Thomson shooting

THOMSON - Local and state authorities are continuing their investigation into the shooting of a 19-year-old man late Wednesday.

05/20/10 - 1:16pm

Ga. DOT eyes statewide rail plan

ATLANTA - Augusta would be included in a DOT high-speed passenger rail line that would loop around the state.


05/20/10 - 10:45am

Armed men rob pedestrian

A man walking near Olive and Sullivan roads early this morning was robbed of $15, a pack of Newport cigarettes and five lottery scratch-off tickets, according to a Sheriff's Office incident report. The victim, a 47-year-old man, said he was walking about 12:20 a.m. when three men drove up. Two ...

05/20/10 - 9:59am

Man, 57, tells police of Eve Street attack

Five to six men attacked and robbed a 57-year-old Augusta man Wednesday afternoon at the 500 block of Eve Street, according to a police report.  The men, believed to be in their late teens to early 20s, took the victim's wallet about 2 p.m. They punched and kicked him in the...

05/20/10 - 9:36am

Police capture pizza store bandit suspect

Police captured a suspect Wednesday night in the robbery of Little Ceasars, 1631 Gordon Highway. According to a Sheriff's Office incident report, a man identified as Dustin Jarron Smith, 26, came into the store about 8 p.m. and told store employees he would be making a withdrawal...

05/20/10 - 9:31am
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