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9-year-old girl hit by car dies

A 9-year-old Aiken girl hit by a car while trying to cross a street Friday night has died. Shakayla Watkins was pronounced dead at Medical College of Georgia. She died from multiple body trauma, according to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office. Shakayla was returning from a football scrimmage a...

08/08/09 - 7:30pm

Community-wide PTA draws hundreds

Parent Teacher Associations across the county participated in an event at Augusta State University's Sports Complex today.

01/19/10 - 10:45pm

Harrisburg residents protest against "nuisance" property owner

Harrisburg residents protest against landlord they say owns a "nuisance" property in their community.

08/08/09 - 4:16pm

SC nuclear fuel plant cited for false records

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Authorities say a contract foreman at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina deliberately falsified records. The State newspaper of Columbia reported Saturday that Westinghouse Electric Co. fired the employee and agreed to improve oversight of contractors. The Nuclear Regulat...

08/08/09 - 1:19pm

Woman charged with murder in death of grandmother

MACON, Ga. – A Macon woman has been charged with killing her 92-year-old grandmother by neglect. Michelle Sheree Brooks Moore was arrested Friday on a felony murder charge in the September 2008 death of Clara Sipp. Medical personnel caring for Sipp after she was transported by ambulance to Col...

08/08/09 - 12:56pm

Sonia Sotomayor sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Sonia Sotomayer becomes nation's first Hispanic justice and third female on the U.S. Supreme Court in its 220-year history.

08/08/09 - 4:59pm

Man and passenger shot at while sitting in car

A 21-year-old man and his passengers were shot at Friday night while sitting in his car at Lumpkin Road and Frenwood Drive. According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s office report, the victim stated that a black male in a black truck shot at him and his passengers several times at about 8:41 ...

08/08/09 - 11:56am

SC holds alligator seminar

GARNETT, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is holding its first alligator hunting seminar of the season. The seminar is today at the Webb Wildlife Center near Garnett in Hampton County. Others will be scheduled before the season which runs from Sept. 12 through Oct. 10....

08/08/09 - 10:21am

Forrest suspect moved after jail fight

ATLANTA — A suspect arrested for the murder of boxer Vernon Forrest has been moved to a different jail after fighting with another inmate earlier this week. Police charged 20-year-old Damario Ware with murder and other offenses Tuesday after he turned himself in as a suspect in the July robber...

08/08/09 - 5:49am

Ga. DOT board member quits

ATLANTA — Steve Farrow is resigning from the three-member state Transportation Board effective Aug. 15. Farrow, a Dalton lawyer, had three and a half years left in his term. He says he's leaving for personal reasons. Farrow won the seat vacated by Mike Evans, who had to resign because of ...

08/08/09 - 5:31am

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