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Commission district 1 candidate drops out

The race to replace Betty Beard on the Augusta Commission got a little less crowded Wednesday. District 1 candidate Anthony Jones filed a notarized affidavit withdrawing from the race, citing “personal issues.” Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said it’...

01/20/10 - 11:41pm

Children's group asks local legislators for help during breakfast meeting

The Augusta Partnership for Children Inc. issued policy recommendations Wednesday for legislators and community members aimed at helping families and students during its annual legislative breakfast. The nonprofit organization asked lawmakers to expand family planning services, maintain funding f...

01/19/10 - 9:45pm

Cigarette thief wanted by local authorities

Investigators are looking for a man who broke into three local convenience stores Monday and stole cigarettes.

10/07/09 - 7:24pm

Contract awarded in MOX construction project

Missouri-based Alberici Constructors Inc. has won a subcontract to build part of a $4.86 billion mixed oxide fuel facility at Savannah River Site.

10/07/09 - 9:52am

Aiken child dies after choking on screw

AIKEN – A 4-year-old girl died Monday night after choking on a metal screw while playing in her bedroom.

10/07/09 - 9:26am

Man dies, woman escapes hostage situation in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Police in South Carolina say a hostage situation ended with a woman escaping from a home and a man found dead inside.

10/07/09 - 7:14am

Atlanta student slaying suspect due in court

ATLANTA - A 21-year-old man charged with killing a Spelman College student is due in court in Atlanta on Wednesday.

10/07/09 - 6:24am

Four charged in break-in

Four people were arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary in the 1400 block of Brown Road last week. Richmond County jail records say that Quincy Roberson Jr., 54, of the 4400 block of Farmers Bridge Road; Sabrina Rogers, 31, of the 4700 block of Windsor Spring Road; Barry Louis Campbell, 43,...

10/07/09 - 5:31am

Cigarettes stolen from gas station

A man broke into the McTeer Food and Fuel at 4150 Windsor Spring Road in Hephzibah early Monday and stole cigarettes and cigars. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a newspaper deliveryman arrived at the gas station and found the front glass door broken and a large rock on the floor i...

10/07/09 - 5:28am

Shooting investigation continues

Officers are still investigating a shooting and armed robbery Monday of a 20-year-old Augusta man. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a white 1996 Oldsmobile 88 with four men inside pulled up next to the man as he was walking in the 1100 block of Cedar Street. A passenger in the car...

10/07/09 - 5:25am
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