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Building on fire in Aiken

AIKEN -- A fire has destroyed a building off U.S. Highway 19, according to Aiken County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Dave Myers. Myers said the sheriff's office and Aiken Public Safety are assisting the Eureka Fire Department with a fire at B&T Janitorial on Camberly Court. He said visibility...

05/28/10 - 11:33pm

Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Martinez

A Grovetown woman was taken to the hospital today after being struck by an SUV in the parking lot of the Kroger on Columbia Road Ruth Hitt, 85, of the 5800 block of Harlem-Grovetown Road, was walking in the parking lot at about 2 p.m. when the driver of a Jeep Liberty backed out of a parking sp...

04/23/10 - 2:54pm

Georgia river-water transfers necessary, top water official says

CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Transferring water from one river basin to another is a necessary tool in coping with Atlanta's water problem, officials say.


04/23/10 - 2:19pm

Burglar gets 30 year sentence

A man accused of breaking into the home of a Richmond County assistant district attorney sentenced to 30 years in prison.

04/23/10 - 2:33pm

Weekend brings something for everyone

Activities around the Augusta area this weekend include Powerfest, the Sacred Heart Garden Festival and a touring production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Bell Auditorium. Here's what's happening.


04/23/10 - 2:22pm

Barrett campaign in Aiken Monday

AIKEN -- South Carolina gubernatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett will launch his "Putting South Carolina Back to Work" bus tour Monday, with an afternoon stop in Aiken. Barrett will meet at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce for a business roundtable at 3 p.m. Earlier this month at Aiken...

04/23/10 - 11:39am

Mother faces DUI charge with child in car

An Augusta mother was arrested Thursday and charged with driving drunk with a child in her car. Jessica Rae Barry, 28, of 1528 Craig Street, is charged with DUI, no seatbelt, driving with an expired tag, and endangering a child while driving under the influence. The child is listed as being und...

04/23/10 - 10:37am

Fan arrested at GreenJackets game

A "highly-intoxicated" Lincolnton, Ga. man was arrested at the GreenJackets Stadium Thursday night during their game with the Savannah Sand Gnats, police said. Chris Tuten, 21, was charged with disorderly conduct and escorted out of the stadium after deputies said he tried to provoke a fight with so...

04/23/10 - 10:27am

Ga. gun bill clears key committee

ATLANTA  - House legislators have stripped provisions from a controversial gun bill that would have allowed licensed gun owners to bring firearms onto college campuses and into churches. But legislation cleared Thursday by the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee would still allow gun owners to ...

04/23/10 - 9:12am

Weekend weather may bear watching

Saturday and Sunday show a slight risk for severe thunderstorms in the Augusta area.

06/01/10 - 7:34pm
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