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Man doesn't return from test drive of motorcycle

Sometimes a test drive is more than it seems. A woman in the 2000 block of Chester Drive said a man whose name she thinks she knows came by Thursday afternoon and expressed interest in buying her 2000 Suzuki MC motorcycle, according to a report with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. The m...

09/08/09 - 5:05am

Armed woman robs restaurant

A woman with a bandana around her face and silver-colored revolver robbed a Waffle House early Monday, according to a report with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. A woman at the counter of the restaurant at 2057 Gordon Highway said the woman came in around 5 a.m., placed the handgun again...

09/08/09 - 5:04am

Deputy discovers break-in, theft

A deputy with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office patrolling Trinity Manor Apartments early Monday found an SUV with a broken rear passenger window and items missing. The victim said a laptop and a white iPod were missing, along with a SunTrust credit card. The cost to repair the window was e...

09/08/09 - 5:03am

Hephzibah man robbed after trip to club with friends

A Hephzibah man’s trip to a club with friends ended early Monday with one of them pulling a gun, shooting at him and stealing his SUV. The 28-year-old man told the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that he was with two friends when they went to pick up another man at Woodhaven Apartments....

09/08/09 - 5:02am

Contractors with empty homes in South Carolina to get tax break

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Developers and contractors with finished homes in South Carolina that haven't sold will get a new tax break starting this fall. A new law will allow property taxes to be paid just on the land, not on the home itself, The Post and Courier of Charleston reports....

09/08/09 - 5:01am

Man dies after crash on I-20

THOMSON, Ga. – A 22-year-old Lithonia, Ga., man died today from injuries received in a single-car crash near Thomson late Sunday, authorities say. McDuffie County Coroner Rhusha Mack identified the victim as Cordele Alexander Gresham, of the 3700 block of Raiders Ridge Drive. The coroner said ...

09/07/09 - 5:37pm

Stricker wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Steve Stricker birdied the final two holes to win the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston today.

09/07/09 - 4:59pm

Woman reports stolen purse, gunplay

A woman reported a man snatched her purse and fired a shot from a handgun Sunday night. The woman told a Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy that the crime occurred in the parking lot of the Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3045 Deans Bridge Road, around 11:45 p.m. Sunday....

09/07/09 - 4:57pm

Woman reports attack, stolen car

An Augusta woman reported that while she was being kicked and beaten by a group of women Sunday night, a man took the opportunity to steal her car. According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report, the woman told officers that she was driving on the 600 block of Eve Street when she dropped her ...

09/07/09 - 4:50pm

Humane Society director visits

The Georgia state director of the Humane Society of the United States will be in Augusta on Wednesday. Cheryl McAulifee will meet with the public and answer questions on what can be done to help animals and current animal protection legislation. In Augusta, the meeting is Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m....

09/07/09 - 4:45pm
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