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Developer: Stalled event center puts new hotel in jeopardy

A downtown property owner and a hotel developer are pushing the Augusta Commission to find a solution that will get a stalemated trade center project moving again.

01/27/10 - 11:43pm

More than 100 arrested in drug probe

COLUMBIA — Federal and local agents have charged more than 100 people with federal drug, weapon and immigration violations in what they are calling a vast conspiracy in South Carolina.

08/11/09 - 4:08pm

Antique Market moving out of Village West Shopping Center

The Antique Market is packing up and moving to a new location. The antique mall is relocating because Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA plans to purchase the Village West Shopping Center on Washington Road and open a new retail store and training center in their space. The Antique...

08/11/09 - 4:43pm

Inmate fight injures at least four in Edgefield federal prison

EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- Four inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution in Edgefield were seriously injured this afternoon during a fight on a recreation yard. They were flown by helicopter to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital. According to information gathered at the scene, each of the four ...

08/11/09 - 5:11pm

ASU leader tells State of the University

Augusta State University’s president met with faculty and staff members about what to expect from the upcoming year in his State of the University address this morning. William Bloodworth said he fully expected the Georgia Board of Regents to approve furloughs in its meetings today and Wednesd...

01/19/10 - 10:45pm

Crash knocks out power

About 2,000 people temporarily lost power Monday afternoon when a vehicle crashed into a power pole on Sherwood Drive near Washington Road. Jeff Wilson, of Georgia Power, said they were quickly able to repair part of the line, leaving about 150 people without power until 7 p.m....

08/11/09 - 11:46am

Motorists beat 60-year-old

A 60-year-old man was beaten at a Mike Padgett Highway gas station by two men who claimed he had cut them off while driving.

08/11/09 - 2:38pm

Man with TV set arrested

An Augusta man was arrested this morning after a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy saw him carrying a television set across the 2500 block of Peach Orchard Road.

08/11/09 - 11:38am

Man with TV set arrested

An Augusta man was arrested this morning after a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy saw him carrying a television set across the 2500 block of Peach Orchard Road.

08/11/09 - 11:38am

Man with TV set arrested

An Augusta man was arrested this morning after a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy saw him carrying a television set across the 2500 block of Peach Orchard Road. Deputy Mathew Sides chased down Akeem Emanuel Wiggins, 18, of 2348 Golden Camp Road, and arrested him on burglary charges, a sheriff&...

08/11/09 - 11:28am

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Protest by animal activists called off

Animal activists canceled a scheduled protest Friday at Augusta Animal Services after the city's announcement Thursday that the department would begin working with a rescue group and will refrain ...
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