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Men charged in theft of Tubman school bleachers

They were seen pushing the bleachers in grocery shopping carts, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Sgt. Robbie Silas.

01/29/10 - 7:34am

House fire displaces Warrenville family

WARRENVILLE -- A house fire that displaced a Warrenville family Sunday is under investigation. Graniteville Vaucluse Warrenville Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to the home in the 1000 block of Augusta Road around 4:40 p.m., said Lt. Cecil Scott. The family was able to escape the blaze...

01/04/10 - 12:13pm

Street reopens after gas-line rupture

A residential gas line was accidentally cut Monday morning by a construction crew at 287 Maywood Drive, according to Pam Tucker, the director of Columbia County Emergency & Operations Division. Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue was called to the scene, and it close about 100 yards of Maywood Drive ...

01/04/10 - 12:03pm

SC high court to hear election case

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Can a candidate who loses a primary election run in the general election under a different political party? The South Carolina Supreme Court will take up that question after it convenes today. The Post and Courier reports Monday the justices will hear arguments this week in ...

01/04/10 - 8:57am

Augustans vote Tuesday for Senate

On Tuesday, Augusta voters must decide which of four candidates will replace Ed Tarver as state senator for District 22, or at least pare the list down to two for a Feb. 2 runoff.

01/04/10 - 8:19am

Drunken-driving arrests up slightly this New Year's

Drunken driving arrests were up slightly this New Year's Eve in Richmond County compared to last year. Authorities made 12 DUI arrests on Thursday night – two more than were made in 2008, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay and sheriff’s office records. Deputies a...

01/04/10 - 8:16pm

Discovery Channel airs Martinez business on Jan. 12, 19

Six months after the filming, a Martinez pet food business will appear twice this month on Discovery Channel's series called Dirty Jobs. Ghann’s Cricket Farm will be the main segment Jan. 12 of the weekly cable show that profiles American workers who earn a living in unusual ways. The cri...

01/04/10 - 8:00am

Redskins fire Zorn

ASHBURN, Va. -– The Washington Redskins say they have fired coach Jim Zorn. General manager Bruce Allen says Zorn was informed of the decision shortly after the team returned to Redskins Park early Monday, after a season-ending 23-20 loss to San Diego. Allen said in a statement released by th...

01/04/10 - 7:54am

4 US troops killed by blast

KABUL –- A new year, but the same old story. A roadside bombing killed four U.S. service members, the first American combat deaths of 2010 in Afghanistan, officials said Monday. In addition, a British soldier died during a foot patrol elsewhere in the volatile south of the country. A stateme...

01/04/10 - 7:50am

Atlanta to swear in mayor today

ATLANTA -– Kasim Reed, who overcame lack of name recognition and low numbers in early polls to be elected Atlanta's 59th mayor, prepared to be sworn in today. Mr. Reed replaces two-term mayor Shirley Franklin. Ceasar Mitchell was to be sworn in as president of the Atlanta City Council, rep...

01/04/10 - 7:44am
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