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AP source: Disc jockey DJ AM found dead in NYC

He died nearly a year after surviving a South Carolina plane crash that killed four people and seriously injured rock musician Travis Barker.

08/28/09 - 11:19pm

Man wounded in afternoon shooting

Authorities are investigating a shooting that injured an Augusta man this afternoon.

08/29/09 - 12:00am

Arrest made in morning shooting

Authorities have arrested a man in an early morning shooting.

08/28/09 - 5:52pm

Martinez road closure for Monday and Tuesday

A temporary road closure will occur on Collins Drive at its intersection with Jessie Road in Martinez Monday and Tuesday. The closure, which is occurring because of sanitary sewer line work, will occur both days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a news release. No traffic will be able to access C...

08/28/09 - 2:15pm

Columbia County curbing transport van use next week

Seniors accustomed to riding a transport van to the Bessie Thomas Senior Center in Grovetown will need to seek alternative transport for next week. Due to staff illnesses, the senior center will be undermanned next week and on one can be spared to drive the transport van, said Columbia County Emerg...

08/28/09 - 1:52pm

Martinez Road closing next week

A portion of a Martinez Road will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Due to the installation of a sewer line, the area of Collins Drive at Jessie Road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days. During the closure, traffic will be unable to access Collins Drive from Jessie Road. Access to the ro...

08/28/09 - 1:50pm

Fort Discovery restructuring

The National Science Center announced today plans to restructure after an evaluation of the organization’s mission and business model. The center is a partnership between the National Science Center, Inc., a non-profit organization and the U.S. Army. It’s headquartered at Fort Discovery....

08/28/09 - 2:48pm

Augusta awarded stimulus funds for homeless

Officials announced today that Augusta has been approved for more than $900,000 in Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program funds. The announcement made by the Georgia Coalition to End Homelessness states that Richmond County will receive $927,319 as part of stimulus money authorized ea...

08/28/09 - 5:34pm

Evans gator is found alive, suspect found but not charged

Wildlife authorities said today that a large alligator in an Evans pond wasn’t killed after all – and that poachers who butchered a different gator in Richmond County had dumped its carcass there.

08/28/09 - 9:11pm

Enter to win Discover Downtown Augusta passports

We're giving away seven passports for Saturday's Discover Downtown Augusta event.

08/28/09 - 3:25pm

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