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More coliseum panel members sworn in

New Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority members Bonita Jenkins and Joseph Collier were sworn in this morning by State Court Judge David Watkins. Ms. Jenkins, marketing director at Augusta Technical College, and Mr. Collier, a counselor at Murphey Middle School who played trumpet and flugelho...

01/20/10 - 10:08pm

Search for Aiken murder suspect who fled hospital Sunday

A murder suspect has been missing since Sunday after authorities say he walked away from the hospital while taking a smoke break, said Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell. Terrance Riley, 40, of Columbia, had been at Medical College of Georgia Hospital since Friday. He was admitted in cri...

06/15/09 - 5:46pm

Water boiling advisory for Talatha residents

Following a break in a main line, the Talatha Rural Community Water District has issued a water boiling advisory. The advisory goes for those on Gray Mare Hollow Road from St. Marks Church to Silver Bluff Road, according to a release. Those on Storm Branch Road within the Talatha water district als...

06/15/09 - 11:44am

N. Augusta city council to discuss sewage rates

The North Augusta city council will have the final reading of a sewage rate increase tonight.

01/20/10 - 11:02pm

Augustan wins motorcycle, truck from lottery

An Augusta man has won a motorcycle and a pickup from the Georgia Lottery Corp. in its Harley-Davidson Rides & Riches game.

06/15/09 - 10:09am

Man shot, wounded this morning, but won't talk to police

A man is recovering after being shot in the leg in south Augusta early this morning.

06/15/09 - 9:49am

Court reverses Columbia County teacher sex ruling

The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a ruling by the Georgia Court of Appeals involving consent and a Columbia County teacher who was sentenced for having sex with a 16-year-old girl.

06/15/09 - 11:34am

Court reverses Columbia County teacher sex ruling

In a 5-to-2 vote, the Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a ruling by the Georgia Court of Appeals involving the issue of consent and a Columbia County teacher who was 28 when she was arrested for having sex with a 16-year-old girl. The Court of Appeals upheld the Richmond County Superior court&...

06/15/09 - 9:13am

Army desertion suspect arrested in S.C.

A North Carolina man wanted by the Army for desertion has been arrested in South Carolina on a disorderly conduct charge.

06/15/09 - 10:03am

7 Dunwoody Boy Scouts test positive for swine flu

The assistant leader of a Boy Scout troop in Dunwoody says seven Scouts have tested positive for swine flu.

01/08/10 - 2:23pm

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Mother of newborn left in car to face possible indictment

Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen ruled at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing for 20-year-old Alicia Manigault that her case would be bound over to a ...
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