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Man shot in Thursday holdup

A 22-year-old Augusta man was shot in the abdomen after he said a bearded man tried to rob him in the 800 block of Bennock Mill Road. The victim, Nadrina Hines, said the man opened his car door and said, “Give me everything you got,” according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report. ...

11/27/09 - 10:49am

Chambliss urges more troops for Afghanistan

ATLANTA — Sen. Saxby Chambliss is leading a Georgia congressional delegation that's visiting Afghanistan, and he says the U.S. must increase it troop strength there. The delegation includes Republican Reps. Tom Price and Lynn Westmoreland, and Democratic Rep. John Barrow. On Thursday, th...

11/27/09 - 9:34am

Squirrel sparks power outage for some on Thanksgiving Day

A squirrel is being blamed for a Thanksgiving Day power outage in Augusta's Summerville neighborhood. About 659 people lost power, said Lynn Wallace, a spokeswoman for Georgia Power. She said the squirrel was climbing on a pole near Monte Sano Avenue about 8 p.m. when it apparently touched a p...

11/27/09 - 9:30am

Woman sought as suspect after man found stabbed this morning

Richmond County investigators are searching for a woman they described as a known prostitute in this morning's stabbing death of a man at the Augusta Super Inn. Anna Maria “Tattoo” Barrett, 45, is wanted on charges of murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime, ...

11/27/09 - 7:16pm

NRC plans Aiken meeting to discuss latest MOX reviews

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 in Aiken to discuss the agency’s most recent round of reviews of the Energy Department’s $4.86 billion mixed oxide fuel facility under construction at Savannah River Site. The meeting, to be held at the Ai...

11/27/09 - 7:38pm

Adopt-A-Stream workshops set

Adopt-A-Stream will host two free workshops in December at Columbia County’s Reed Creek Wetlands Center, 3820 Park Lane, Martinez, to promote awareness of water quality and to offer citizens with tools and training to monitor water quality. The workshops will consist of an Amphibian Monitoring ...

11/27/09 - 7:22am

Christmas trees for soldiers

About 500 Christmas trees will be distributed to military families at Fort Gordon from the Christmas Spirit Foundation. The trees will be available to those with military ID cards in the parking lot by to the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater. Distribution will start between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wednesday, ...

11/27/09 - 7:20am

Busy shopping day begins to slow down

Black Friday began this morning as Busy Friday,but by late afternoon crowds had thinned and lines were leaner. By noon at Sears, store associates received an announcement to remove signs regarding all door buster items. Many of the door buster items sold out this morning, such as Hannah Montana cam...

11/27/09 - 5:45pm

Broncos gobble up Giants

DENVER – The Denver Broncos still have their troubles with the red zone and yellow flags. The dark cloud that hung over them during their month of misery, though, is gone. Kyle Orton drove them on six scoring drives, Matt Prater kicked four field goals and safety Brian Dawkins led a ferocious ...

02/20/10 - 1:15am

Augusta shooting injures one

A person has been injured tonight in a shooting near Bennock Mill Road and Horseshoe Road in Augusta, a Richmond County dispatcher said. The person’s condition and further information about the circumstances are not immediately available....

11/26/09 - 10:54pm
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