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Motorcyclist killed in collision

A 30-year-old motorcyclist was killed Sunday when he was struck by a car in the 2300 block of Washington Road, and the car's driver has been charged with vehicular homicide, Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen said....

03/29/10 - 1:06am

Burglars forced to leave safe behind

Burglars who entered an Augusta restaurant Saturday left empty-handed because they apparently couldn't get a safe through a window, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report.Entering Rae's Coastal Cafe late Saturday or early Sunday by pushing an air conditioner through a small window, the woul...

03/28/10 - 9:45pm

AC units at food bank destroyed

Thieves stole the copper from four air-conditioning units at Golden Harvest Food Bank, causing $23,000 in damage, according to a police report.

05/28/10 - 9:51pm

Employee says man tried to rob him

An employee of a Wrightsboro Road restaurant says a man tried to rob him as he made a night deposit Saturday.

05/28/10 - 9:51pm

Edgefield County reports tornado Sunday

Edgefield County Sheriff's Office dispatch said a tornado touched down near a subdivision at Deer Springs Road.

06/01/10 - 8:34pm

Motorcycle crash kills Bath man

A 24-year-old Bath man was killed Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a car on Storm Branch Road. According to a news release from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton, Thomas Keenan was pronounced dead at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital after the accident. He was driving a 1989...

03/28/10 - 7:26am

Man charged with trying to shoplift computers

An Augusta man was arrested after police said he tried to shoplift two computers from Walmart on Friday. Gregory Bernard McCullough, 48, of the 200 block of Wharton Drive, was charged with shoplifting under $1,000, according to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report....

03/28/10 - 1:50pm

SC Press Association elects new president

COLUMBIA - The publisher of the Barnwell Newspaper Group has been elected the new president of the South Carolina Press Association. Laura J. McKenzie was selected today at the association's winter meeting in Columbia. She oversees five newspapers in South Carolina and Georgia. Other officers electe...

03/27/10 - 5:49pm

The hunt was on for Easter

The Easter Bunny made an early visit in Columbia County today.

03/27/10 - 4:08pm

SC trooper dies in on-duty crash

LANCASTER, S.C. - A 21-year veteran of the South Carolina Highway Patrol died early this morning when his cruiser ran off the side of a two-lane road near Lancaster, authorities said. Cpl. D. Kevin Cusack, 45, was on duty at the time and was the only vehicle involved in the wreck, said Lan...

03/27/10 - 3:57pm
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