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S.C. city buying back guns

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina city is buying guns back with no questions asked in an effort to get the weapons off its streets. The North Charleston Police Department holds its second annual gun buy back today. North Charleston residents can turn in weapons to authorities and get ...

12/12/09 - 11:03am

Drug raid leads to two arrests

The Aiken Department of Public Safety arrested two people on drug charges after a search today. Deon Lee Simpkins, 30, and Vanessa Jones, 27, were charged with trafficking in marijuana (more than 10 pounds), possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and two counts of possession with intent to...

12/11/09 - 7:37pm

Tiger Woods to take 'indefinite' leave from golf

Tiger Woods is taking an indefinite leave from professional golf to work on saving his family, using the word "infidelity" for the first time in a statement posted on his Web site.

02/20/10 - 12:11am

Sleet possible Saturday in Lincoln, McCormick counties

Some sleet is possible Saturday morning in Lincoln and McCormick counties and areas north, but in Augusta it should mostly be a rain event, weather experts said today.

12/11/09 - 6:02pm

Local motel and club condemned

The city has condemned a local motel and club following an inspection of the buildings earlier this week. The Augusta Super Inn and Club 3000 were condemned by the city’s Licensing and Inspection Department due to inadequate structural conditions, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt...

12/11/09 - 12:23pm

Meteor shower could be seen in Augusta area

One of the larger meteor showers this year is set to occur Sunday night into Monday morning, and there just might be decent viewing in the Augusta area. Dr. Gary Senn , director of the Dupont Planetarium at University of South Carolina Aiken, said he’s already started receiving phone calls abo...

12/11/09 - 12:18pm

Two arrested in pizza delivery robbery

Two men have been arrrested in the robbery of a Papa John’s Pizza delivery driver at gunpoint Thursday night. Joshua David Cook, 18, of 2984 Shelby Drive, and Antwon Lorenzo Tennant, 25, of 2506 Lumpkin Road, are each charged with armed robbery, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s re...

12/11/09 - 1:53pm

Saturn of Augusta closing in three weeks

Saturn of Augusta on Gordon Highway is closing its doors at the end of the year. The dealership plans to wind down all business by Dec. 31, according to a release. On Thursday, all Saturn of Augusta employees were informed of the decision to close the store. As the dealership closes, company offic...

12/11/09 - 12:40pm

Ga. man pleads guilty to killing parents

Tye Christopher Watkins will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering his parents at the family's Camden County home last year.

12/11/09 - 11:03am

Reward offered for information on three murder suspects

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for three individuals wanted for murder.

12/11/09 - 10:46am
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