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Man charged with trying to shoplift computers

An Augusta man was arrested after police said he tried to shoplift two computers from Walmart on Friday. Gregory Bernard McCullough, 48, of the 200 block of Wharton Drive, was charged with shoplifting under $1,000, according to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report....

03/28/10 - 1:50pm

SC Press Association elects new president

COLUMBIA - The publisher of the Barnwell Newspaper Group has been elected the new president of the South Carolina Press Association. Laura J. McKenzie was selected today at the association's winter meeting in Columbia. She oversees five newspapers in South Carolina and Georgia. Other officers electe...

03/27/10 - 5:49pm

The hunt was on for Easter

The Easter Bunny made an early visit in Columbia County today.

03/27/10 - 4:08pm

SC trooper dies in on-duty crash

LANCASTER, S.C. - A 21-year veteran of the South Carolina Highway Patrol died early this morning when his cruiser ran off the side of a two-lane road near Lancaster, authorities said. Cpl. D. Kevin Cusack, 45, was on duty at the time and was the only vehicle involved in the wreck, said Lan...

03/27/10 - 3:57pm

Legislation aims to entice large retailer with 6,000 jobs

ATLANTA - - Legislation passed in the House late Friday aims to entice a large, "destination retailer" to southeast Georgia's Camden County.

03/27/10 - 6:42pm

Columbia County GOP chairman resigns

Columbia County Republican Party chairman Lawrence Hammond resigned earlier than expected when he announced today during a breakfast meeting he'd be immediately leaving his post . An ethics complaint was filed against Hammond by some party members in September, which led to his removal as chairman b...

03/27/10 - 3:11pm

Aiken robber still sought

AIKEN -- Aiken Department of Public Safety is still searching for the suspect involved in an armed robbery, according to a news release.

10/19/12 - 7:27pm

Two charged in Aiken holdup

Two people are in custody today after a Friday night armed robbery of Kent's Corner convenience store, 1065 Pine Log Rd., according to an Aiken Department of Public Safety news release. Lashanda Sims, 24, of Highway 64, Barnwell, S.C., has been charged with armed robbery. Frank Green Jr., 50, o...

03/27/10 - 12:59pm

Ga. PE teacher arrested on child porn

ILA, Ga. - Sheriff's deputies have charged an elementary school physical education teacher with possession and distribution of child pornography. The Athens Banner-Herald reports today that 46-year-old Barry Bailey, of Hull, was jailed Thursday after an online chatting session with an ...

03/27/10 - 12:54pm

18-year-old run over after Atlanta fight

NORCROSS, Ga. - Police say an 18-year-old was killed when he was struck by two cars after a fight on the side of a suburban Atlanta highway. Gwinnett Police Detective J. Smith said Saturday that Hunter Collins was hit by a car and then run over by a second one on the northbound side of Pea...

03/27/10 - 12:51pm
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