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12/01/09 - 8:33pm

Wreck slows traffic on I-20 in Columbia County

A wreck on I-20 is delaying eastbound traffic near Appling in Columbia County. The wreck involved a collision of two tractor-trailers. No one was injured, but traffic is moving very slowing toward Augusta from Atlanta....

12/01/09 - 7:01pm

Former Harlem water official gets year in prison

Harlem’s former public works director was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in jail for releasing untreated wastewater and falsifying water quality reports. Although Daniel W. Cason, 66, pleaded guilty to three federal crimes in March, Mr. Cason declared Tuesday, “I am not a crimin...

12/01/09 - 6:21pm

Commission settles lawsuit with former city engineer

The Augusta Commission has voted to settle the lawsuit filed by former city engineer Teresa Smith for $125,000. The vote was 6-2, with Don Grantham and Jerry Brigham opposed, Alvin Mason having left early and Betty Beard absent....

01/20/10 - 11:38pm

Attorneys: Sanford travel proper

COLUMBIA - Attorneys for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford told lawmakers mulling impeachment today that their client did nothing improper by using state-owned aircraft for travel that included political and personal events.

12/01/09 - 4:11pm

Police seek man in burglary

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man wanted for questioning in a home burglary in the Dogwood Terrace area last month.

12/01/09 - 5:54pm

Augusta first community in Comcast to go all digital

Comcast is going all digital in the Augusta market, becoming the first city in the nation for the company to make the switch. The cable, telephone and Internet provider will send out letters on Wednesday to customers who are still receiving analog service through limited basic cable. The changes wi...

12/01/09 - 3:34pm

CDC: Less flu, more vaccine presents 'window of opportunity'

In a reversal of the situation the country faced just weeks ago, a declining number of flu cases and an increasing supply of vaccine against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus present a “window of opportunity” to prevent the spread of infection, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.

12/01/09 - 3:59pm

Commission approves budget without tax increase

The mayor will form subcommittee to review agencies receiving city funds.

01/20/10 - 11:38pm

Johnson repeats as ACC Coach of the Year

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two seasons in the Atlantic Coast Conference, two coach of the year awards for Paul Johnson. The Georgia Tech coach once again was the overwhelming choice as the ACC’s top coach as selected by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Johnson received 24 of a possib...

12/01/09 - 1:32pm
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