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Area under thunderstorm watch

A brief but violent evening storm blew through the Augusta and Aiken areas Thursday causing downed power lines and widespread debris from fallen tree limbs. About local 4,300 Georgia Power customers lost power during the storm, with the majority of the outages located in Richmond and Columbia count...

06/01/10 - 8:37pm

Carter finishes three shots back

GREENSBORO, Ga. - Brian Carter, of Evans, shot a 2-under-par 70 to tie for second today in the 15-18 division of the 37th Southern Junior Golf Championship at Reynolds Landing Golf Club. Carter finished the 54-hole event at 3-under 213 along with Will Pearson, of Memphis, Tenn., three shots behind ...

06/18/09 - 7:11pm

Hanson, Braves blank Reds

CINCINNATI – Tommy Hanson allowed three hits in six impressive innings and Nate McLouth homered and drove in four runs, sending the Atlanta Braves to a 7-0 victory over the punchless Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. One of baseball’s top pitching prospects, Hanson got his first major league h...

06/18/09 - 4:58pm

Woman charged in connection with North Augusta shooting

An Augusta woman has been charged today with accessory after the fact of murder in a June 11 fatal shooting in North Augusta. Myra Wright, of the 100 block of Reiser Court, was arrested at her place of work at Augusta Mall and taken to the Richmond County Jail, said Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt....

06/18/09 - 4:55pm

Marshall pleads not guilty

Arthur Marshall pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing in U.S. District Court today. U.S. Magistrate Judge Leon Barfield explained each of the 22 charges against the local businessman and former hometown and NFL football star who is accused of fraud and money laundering through mortgage ...

06/18/09 - 4:59pm

Police release video of holdup suspects, ask public's help

Authorities are asking for help in identifying two men who robbed a Lumpkin Road convenience store Tuesday.

06/18/09 - 4:38pm

Women sought on theft charges

Investigators are seeking three former hotel employees accused of stealing about $40,000 from their employer. Ashley Hurst, 21; Monica Hunt, 32; and Courtney Sturgis, 26, all of Augusta, are wanted on felony charges of theft by deception, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Mic...

06/18/09 - 4:38pm

Video release of theft suspect

Authorities are trying to identify three people who used a man’s stolen credit cards to purchase items at the Wal-Mart of Deans Bridge Road in May.

06/18/09 - 4:51pm

Man faces molestation charge

A 20-year-old Augusta man was arrested Wednesday and charged with molesting a 15-year-old girl in a south Augusta mobile home park. Jose Alfonso Hernandez is charged with one count of child molestation, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report....

06/18/09 - 3:59pm

Carter second at Southern Junior tournament

Brian Carter of Evans tied for second in the Southern Junior Golf Championship, which finished today in Greensboro, Ga. Carter shot 70 to finish with a three-day total of 213, which was three shots behind winner Jade Scott of Texas. The tournament was held at Reynolds Landing Golf Club....

06/18/09 - 3:12pm

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Fatality highlights golf cart safety

Similar to cars, driving a golf cart has legal requirements. Texting and driving is illegal. So is driving while impaired. Also, all drivers must have a valid driver's license and golf carts are ...
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