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Second man convicted in theft of military equipment

A second man involved in stealing military equipment valued at more than $200,000 from Fort Gordon was sentenced to prison Thursday. Marquette Mitchell, 38, pleaded guilty earlier this year to theft of government property. He and Omar Gavin, 34, were arrested last year after selling Army style d...

08/27/09 - 8:58pm

Vick makes debut with Eagles

Michael Vick completed a key pass to set up a field goal in his first action in nearly 32 months.

08/27/09 - 8:07pm

Police looking for robbers of an Augusta barber shop

Police are looking for two men who committed an armed robbery at about 11 a.m. today at La Nay Nay’s Barber Shop at 2919 Peach Orchard Road. According to Richmond County Sgt. Blaise Dresser, the two men entered the barber shop and fired one shot from a shotgun inside the establishment. The men...

08/27/09 - 6:02pm

SEC issues new guidelines on credentials issue

ATLANTA – Responding to a protest by three leading media organizations, the Southeastern Conference has put out new guidelines for media coverage of football games. The SEC issued another revision of its credential rules Thursday after discussions that involved commissioner Mike Slive and repr...

08/27/09 - 4:10pm

Tickets remain for tonight's Darius Rucker concert at the Bell

Darius Rucker is set to perform at 7:30 tonight at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St. Loretta Rau, box office manager at the facility, said there are about 700 tickets remaining, mostly in the second and third balconies. See csratix.com. For an interview with Mr. R...

08/27/09 - 6:48pm

Martinez man involved in fake ministry sentenced to 66 months

A Martinez man who stole the identities of those who thought they were applying for jobs in a ministry was sentenced Thursday to 66 months in prison. Sabra Johnson, 35, stole personal information to set up phony bank accounts and credit card accounts, stealing $84,862 that can be accounted for. As...

08/27/09 - 7:37pm

Another person arrested in Aiken shooting incident

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has arrested another person in an August 12 incident in which a 16-year-old was fatally shot at an Aiken mobile home park. Sammie Leon Smith, 33, of the 200 block of Wadley Drive, Aiken, is charged with assault with intent to kill and unlawful possession of a h...

08/27/09 - 6:13pm

Augusta man charged with public indecency

Police have arrested a registered sex offender accused of inappropriately touching himself as he followed a 16 year old on her way to school.

01/14/10 - 12:30am

SC roadways to get noisier for drivers who stray off highway

COLUMBIA -- Rumble strips are planned for 600 miles of interstates in South Carolina and 1,000 miles of primary routes as part of the state’s new campaign to reduce the number of deaths that occur when a vehicle runs off the road. Aiken County has suffered 27 highway deaths since the beginning...

08/27/09 - 2:45pm

Prep football predictions coming at 3 p.m. today

Sports Editor John Boyette and staff writer Chris Gay will reveal their predictions for this week's slate of area high school football contests in Georgia and South Carolina. Come back to augustachronicle.com at 3 p.m....

08/27/09 - 12:22pm

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