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Sunday race to close Augusta streets

Many downtown streets will be closed or slowed by sheriff’s deputies Sunday as runners compete in the Second Annual Augusta Half Marathon. The race begins at 7 a.m. The streets affected include: - The westbound lane of Broad Street from 9th Street to 5th Street will be closed from 5 a...

10/29/09 - 1:05pm

Credit union on Belair Road robbed by man with knife

Columbia County police responded to an armed robbery this morning at a Martinez credit union. About 11:45 a.m. a man carrying a knife walked into Fort Gordon Federal Credit Union at 324 South Belair Road near Interstate 20 and demanded money, said Columbia County sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris....

10/29/09 - 5:01pm

Judiciary Committee approves Tarver nomination

State Sen. Ed Tarver is a step closer to becoming the area’s top federal prosecutor.

10/29/09 - 12:31pm

Ex-SC DSS official pleads guilty to $5M scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The former finance director of South Carolina's social services agency pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $5 million from the agency, money he has said he spent on alcohol, gambling and strippers.

10/29/09 - 11:15am

Meth lab found in Aiken County

BATH – Aiken County investigators discovered a meth lab at an Aiken County mobile home late Wednesday night. Aiken County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Bay Street around 10:30 p.m. on a report of a suspicious vehicle, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said. Upon arrival...

10/29/09 - 11:21am

Atlanta arrest for suspect in North Augusta bank holdup

NORTH AUGUSTA – A man wanted for the robbery of a North Augusta bank was arrested in Atlanta on Wednesday. Sherrod Jarvis Miller, 47, was spotted driving a burgundy 1993 Mercury with Michigan tags around 10:30 a.m. by an Atlanta Police Department detective, North Augusta Department of Public S...

10/29/09 - 10:51am

Ga. man charged in restaurant attack free on bond

JONESBORO, Ga. - A 47-year-old south Georgia man charged with attacking an Army reservist outside a Cracker Barrel in Morrow has been released on bond.

10/29/09 - 9:06am

China's Han leads Asian Amateur

SHENZHEN, China – Han Ren of China opened with 7-under 65 in the inaugural round Thursday of the Asian Amateur Championship for a one-shot lead in the 116-man field at Mission Hills Golf Club that offers a Masters Tournament invitation to the winner. Han, who grew up near Mission Hills and now...

01/15/10 - 11:41am

Sanford expects economic boost from Boeing plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says he expects Boeing's decision to build a jet airliner plant in North Charleston will benefit the entire state.

10/29/09 - 7:06am

SC gov to OK bill extending jobless benefits

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Relief is on the way for thousands of unemployed South Carolina residents.

10/29/09 - 6:24am
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