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Man, 53, indicted in armed robberies

The Richmond County grand jury indicted a 53-year-old man today in connection with a series of armed robberies.Gregory Johnson is accused of robbing and attempting to rob restaurants and businesses on Washington Road, Windsor Spring Road, Wrightsboro Road and Georgetown Drive in November and De...

02/23/10 - 10:41pm

Mistakenly freed inmate to be returned

A man who was mistakenly freed from a state prison is to be returned to Augusta, where he faces charges of aggravated sodomy, armed robbery and kidnapping.

02/24/10 - 6:30am

Lane of Highway 221 over dam to close

Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, workers will close one lane of U.S. Hwy. 221 over Thurmond Dam to allow maintenance and repair work to commence on the dam's spillway gates.

02/23/10 - 6:36pm

Second arrest made in December shooting

A second man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting in December.

05/28/10 - 9:55pm

Evans man charged in Internet predator case

An Evans man is charged with solicitation of a minor in an investigation that involved the Aiken County and Columbia County sheriff's offices.

05/29/10 - 12:37am

Campaign aims to convince Ga. kids to ‘Exit 2 Text It’

ATLANTA -- In an effort to convince teen drivers to pull off the road to send text messages, a group of business, civic and state agencies announced today the launch of a statewide campaign called Exit 2 Text It.

02/23/10 - 3:13pm

Aiken County, diesel engine company officials to meet to finalize site selection

Officials with a diesel engine maker will meet with economic developers in Sage Mill Industrial Park on March 5 to finalize site selection.

07/16/10 - 9:02pm

University of Phoenix starts Haiti shoe drive

The Augusta campus of University of Phoenix has started a shoe drive to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

02/23/10 - 11:25am

Augusta native Stelling promoted at Synovus

Augusta native Kessel Stelling Jr. has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Synovus Financial Corp.

07/16/10 - 9:02pm

Roadwork to close part of Broad Street next week

Part of Broad Street will close for a month starting Monday as crews work to reconstruct a railroad crossing.


02/23/10 - 12:38pm
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