Latest News

  • Syndicate content

Gas station holdup suspect arrested

Richmond County Investigators have arrested a man wanted in the robbery of an Augusta gas station in November. Madison Antonio Lewis, 24, of Waynesboro, was arrested early Tuesday and charged with armed robbery of a business and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to...

12/08/09 - 12:22pm

Solo Cup awarded Work Ready money by Georgia

Solo Cup Co. is one of 29 manufacturing companies in Georgia that has been awarded $1.4 million today by the state to become a Certified Work Ready Facility. The manufacturer has locations in Richmond, Walton and Rockdale counties. The joint project between the governor’s Office of Workforce ...

12/08/09 - 11:38am

Storm to bring in rain

A powerful Pacific storm crossing the central and southern Rockies this morning, along with a warm front from Texas to Florida, will lead to severe thunderstorms in western Georgia. Pam Tucker, the director of Columbia County Emergency Management, said the National Weather Service’s Storm Pred...

06/01/10 - 8:35pm

Wrong-way driver causes crash

ATLANTA — One is dead after a wrong-way driver collided with another driver along the Interstate 75/85 connector in downtown Atlanta. Police have not identified the victim killed early Tuesday and couldn't say whether the victim was the wrong-way driver. They say the wreck occurred near La...

12/08/09 - 10:32am

Augusta climbs in best performing cities index

The Augusta metro area climbed 39 spots in a California-based research group’s annual ranking of best performing cities. Augusta moved from 121st in 2008 to 82nd in the Milken Institute/Greenstreet Real Estate Partners Best Performing Cities Index. The index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by h...

12/08/09 - 9:57am

Woods' mother-in-law in hospital

OCOEE, Fla. -– Tiger Woods' mother-in-law was admitted to a hospital with stomach pains early Tuesday, a hospital spokesman said.

02/20/10 - 1:12am

Manpower survey: Job outlook positive in early 2010

There are more companies planning to hire than to fire in the Augusta metro area, according to a quarterly survey from a national staffing firm.

12/08/09 - 9:31pm

Economy good for some farmers

The Georgia Farm Bureau is holding its 71st annual convention on Jekyll Island this week, but one thing hasn't changed in all that time.

12/08/09 - 8:39am

Fetal remains lead to teen's arrest

CONWAY, S.C. — A 16-year-old girl has been arrested after authorities found the skeletal remains of a fetus. Horry County Police Sgt. Robert Kegler said the teen's mother called police Sunday night after she saw pictures of what looked like a dead fetus on her daughter's cell phone. K...

12/08/09 - 8:22am

House leader Burkhalter changes mind on seeking speaker job

Mark Burkhalter sites future business considerations.

12/08/09 - 7:06am
Search Augusta jobs