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A slain Marine's daughter and others want the killer captured

A slain Marine's daughter and others want the killer captured.

12/26/09 - 1:06pm

Jan. 7 open house to discuss Wrightsboro Road widening

An open house will be held by the Georgia Department of Transportation on Jan. 7 to discuss the proposed widening of a portion of Wrightsboro Road. Officials plan to widen and reconstruct the road from Jimmy Dyess Parkway to the Bobby Jones Expressway ramps near the Augusta Mall, according to a Dep...

12/26/09 - 8:39am

Bird watchers invited to wildlife refuge in SC

SUMMERTON, S.C. — Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to count birds at a federal wildlife refuge in South Carolina. The Santee National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 28th annual Santee Christmas Bird Count today from dawn to dusk. The designated count area includes the refuge, Santee State Park,...

12/26/09 - 8:36am

Have a plan if you're heading back to the store today

Heading back to the store today? Returning that duplicated gift or mis-sized sweater? These suggestions might help.

12/26/09 - 8:11am

Army Corps of Engineers will recycle Christmas trees

The Army Corps of Engineers will accept real Christmas trees, not artificial trees, for recycling now through Jan. 5. Trees can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School in Evans. All decorations – tinsel, lights, garland, bulbs, etc. – must be removed from the trees before dropping them ...

12/26/09 - 7:41am

Al-Qaida link in failed plane attack

Passengers subdued the man and may have prevented him from detonating the explosives, the officials said.

12/26/09 - 12:26am

Hospital visit makes Santa's day

Joseph Justo couldn’t let Santa leave without one last hug. The 6-year-old Barnwell, S.C., boy walked from his room at the Medical College of Georgia Children’s Medical Center – his broken arm in a cast – and tugged at the bottom of St. Nick’s long, red coat.

12/25/09 - 6:18pm

Two sought in shooting death of man who intervened in argument

GREENVILLE, S.C. — South Carolina authorities are looking for two people who have been charged with killing a peacemaker who was trying to calm an argument between a man and a woman in Greenville early Christmas Day.

12/25/09 - 3:25pm

Holiday food, electrical cords are among holiday dangers for pets

People with pets should avoid using glass ornaments, or, at least hang them securely out of reach of cats and dogs. And avoid feeding them table scraps.

12/25/09 - 1:59pm

Woman stuffed 9 shirts in purse, police say

Two people were arrested after trying to shoplift from stores in the Augusta Mall on Christmas Eve, police said. Authorities arrested Natasha Rene Hill, of Warrenton Ga, is charged with theft by shoplifting for allegedly trying to hide nine shirts in her purse at JC Penny, according to a Richmond C...

12/25/09 - 7:05pm
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