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Valley water meeting delayed to 6 p.m.

AIKEN -- A meeting that will cement the deal between Avondale Mills and Valley Public Service Authority will begin at 6 tonight. The meeting was originally scheduled for 5 p.m., but now the board of commissioners for the water authority will meet one hour later at the office located at 435 Pine St....

10/12/09 - 4:13pm

SRS project looks at solar energy

A Savannah River National Laboratory research project will earn a share of more than $87 million in U.S. Energy Department awards aimed at developing solar energy technologies. The local project, led by Dr. Elise B. Fox in collaboration with fellow researchers Ann Visser, Nick Bridges, and Josh Gra...

10/12/09 - 3:40pm

Baby found dead in bathtub

ATLANTA — Police are investigating the death of a baby found in a bathtub at a home in southwest Atlanta.

10/12/09 - 2:57pm

School board to discuss 'saggy' pants ban for athletic events

Officials say some Richmond County students are once again causing a stir by wearing sagging pants at sporting events, causing one school board member to propose a belt-tightening measure. Richmond County school board vice president Alex Howard says officials have been getting complaints lately of ...

01/13/10 - 9:26pm

Aiken fugitive surrenders

AIKEN - An Aiken County inmate who escaped from a minimum security facility last week turned himself in to authorities today.

10/12/09 - 6:21pm

Details released on weekend school bus window shooting

Richmond County school officials have released more information today involving a Saturday incident in which a Richmond County school bus window was hit by some sort of projectile while returning from the Atlanta area.

01/15/10 - 1:57am

Commissioner wants to honor Ruffin with judicial center name

Commissioner Corey Johnson would like to name the new judicial center after retired state Court of Appeals Judge John H. Ruffin Jr. An Augusta City Commission committee received the request as information at its meeting today. “You look at his record, and that’s definitely a guy who pave...

10/12/09 - 3:54pm

Water council to meet Tuesday

The Savannah Upper-Ogeechee Water Council will hold a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia County library in Evans to discuss the progress made in developing the region’s water plan. All citizens interested in the region and state’s water resources are invited and encourage...

10/12/09 - 11:10am

Thieves take weapons, rob home of assistant district attorney

Thieves stole several firearms from the home and car of a Richmond County assistant district attorney sometime between Saturday and Sunday. Phillip William Catalano, Jr. told police that the thieves broke the passenger side window of his Jeep Cherokee and also entered his west Augusta home off West...

10/12/09 - 11:25am

ASU announces performances of rock bands

Augusta State University announced today that an acoustic performance by two rock bands – one currently listed on the Billboard charts – will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the university. The three-man Australian band Sick Puppies and the Las Vegas group Adelitas Way will offer the free...

01/19/10 - 9:46pm
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