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Benning Ranger killed in Afghanistan

FORT BENNING, Ga.- The Army says a member of a Fort Benning Ranger unit was killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. The military says in a release that 27-year-old Capt. Kyle A. Comfort of Jacksonville, Ala., died Saturday in Helmand province of wounds suffered when insurgents attac...

05/11/10 - 2:15pm

Probation in fatal Ga. club fight

BLAKELY, Ga.- Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Charles Grant, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter in a Georgia nightclub fight that killed a pregnant woman has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge and was sentenced to probation. Assistant District Attorney Ron Smith says Grant was ...

05/11/10 - 2:07pm

Richmond to offer virtual summer school

Richmond County school officials announced today that starting May 31 they will offer for the first time a kindergarten through eighth grade Virtual Summer School in conjunction with the company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The virtual school will be available for all Richmond County pupils in th...

05/11/10 - 1:27pm

Lady Antebellum up for CMT honors

Lady Antebellum is up for three 2010 CMT Music Awards. The group members are former Evans residents Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley and also Hillary Scott of Nashville, Tenn.


06/25/12 - 7:59pm

Job fair in North Augusta today

MAU is holding a job fair today for industrial positions at several Augusta-Aiken area manufacturing facilities. The job fair will be held at the North Augusta Community Center at 495 Brookside Ave. in North Augusta. Applications will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or online at 05/11/10 - 10:01am

Home construction expected this summer at lakeside development

Construction on 160 homes in a stalled lakeside development could begin this year after a treatment plant is finished at Stillwater Coves.

05/12/10 - 4:13pm

South Ga. intruder bites off homeowner's ear

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - An intruder bit off a portion of a man's ear during a home invasion Sunday night, police said.

05/11/10 - 9:00am

Update: I-20 accident clears up

Traffic on Interstate 20 heading toward Augusta from McDuffie County is moving freely now, following an accident earlier this morning that slowed eastbound commuters. The accident at mile marker 193 in Columbia County was reported with injuries, Columbia County dispatchers said. Two o...

05/11/10 - 8:40am

SC store clerk dies after being shot in robbery

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. - A convenience store clerk in South Carolina has died after being shot during an armed robbery attempt. Multiple media outlets reported that the clerk died Monday afternoon after being shot at the store in Bennettsville. Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown says 44-year-o...

05/11/10 - 7:34am

Train strikes, kills homeless Athens man

ATHENS, Ga. -- A homeless man was hit and killed by a freight train Sunday morning as he and two companions crossed some railroad tracks off Jefferson Road. The three men were crossing the tracks near the Athens Perimeter about 11:15 a.m. when the train hit and killed 51-year-old Danny Pinson, Athen...

05/11/10 - 7:31am
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