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Barrett campaign in Aiken Monday

AIKEN -- South Carolina gubernatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett will launch his "Putting South Carolina Back to Work" bus tour Monday, with an afternoon stop in Aiken. Barrett will meet at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce for a business roundtable at 3 p.m. Earlier this month at Aiken...

04/23/10 - 12:39pm

Mother faces DUI charge with child in car

An Augusta mother was arrested Thursday and charged with driving drunk with a child in her car. Jessica Rae Barry, 28, of 1528 Craig Street, is charged with DUI, no seatbelt, driving with an expired tag, and endangering a child while driving under the influence. The child is listed as being und...

04/23/10 - 11:37am

Fan arrested at GreenJackets game

A "highly-intoxicated" Lincolnton, Ga. man was arrested at the GreenJackets Stadium Thursday night during their game with the Savannah Sand Gnats, police said. Chris Tuten, 21, was charged with disorderly conduct and escorted out of the stadium after deputies said he tried to provoke a fight with so...

04/23/10 - 11:27am

Ga. gun bill clears key committee

ATLANTA  - House legislators have stripped provisions from a controversial gun bill that would have allowed licensed gun owners to bring firearms onto college campuses and into churches. But legislation cleared Thursday by the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee would still allow gun owners to ...

04/23/10 - 10:12am

Weekend weather may bear watching

Saturday and Sunday show a slight risk for severe thunderstorms in the Augusta area.

06/01/10 - 8:34pm

Hephzibah woman wins lottery again

A Hephzibah woman has again cashed in on a Georgia Lottery prize, lottery officials announced today. Barbara Williams, 68, won a $105,531 jackpot prize from matching all five winning numbers in the April 19 Fantasy 5 drawing, according to a news release. Last year she won a $500,000 t...

04/23/10 - 9:44am

Woman didn't pay dentist, police told

Workers at an Augusta dental office said a woman fled the office without paying after the dentist had completed work on her teeth earlier this month. A report for theft of services was filed by an employee of Downtown Dental to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office Wednesday that alleges Kathleen Nor...

05/28/10 - 9:47pm

Police discuss SC capital city's mayor-elect wreck

A witness to the wreck involving the mayor-elect of Columbia said Steve Benjamin's lights were off when he collided with another driver.

04/23/10 - 12:13pm

Critics assail SEC for watching porn sites, not financial institutions

WASHINGTON  - Republicans are stepping up their criticism of the SEC following reports staffers surfed porn sites on government computers.

04/23/10 - 8:20am

Ga. attorney general criticizes ethics package

ATLANTA - Georgia's top attorney is criticizing an ethics package that he says will deter citizens from filing ethics complaints. Attorney General Thurbert Baker says lawmakers should fix a provision in the wide-ranging bill that would require a citizen filing the complaint to pay the official's att...

04/23/10 - 6:23am
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