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House doesn't have votes to pass Senate health care plan: Pelosi

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she lacks the votes to push the Senate's sweeping health overhaul bill through the House, a potentially devastating blow to President Barack Obama's signature issue. The California Democrat made the comment to reporters today after House Democrat...

02/02/10 - 9:37pm

Car strikes 2 Burke pupils getting on bus

Two Burke County pupils were hit by an oncoming car this morning while trying to board their school bus. The children, 5 and 7 years old, were taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for treatment, according to a Georgia State Patrol dispatcher. The accident occurred about 7 a.m. while th...

01/21/10 - 3:08pm

Facebook page criticizing Obama not his, Aiken GOP leader says

AIKEN – Authorities are investigating the creation of a Facebook account placed under the name of a local GOP officer. David Lobb, Aiken County Republican Party vice chairman, said someone created an account using his name and image that defamed President Barack Obama. Aiken County Sheriff...

01/21/10 - 11:57am

Soldiers get warm welcome home

See more photos There were smiles and hugs all around this afternoon as the 518th Tactical Installation Networking Company returned from a 12-month deployment to Iraq and Afghanista...

01/21/10 - 11:25am

Ex-US Sen. John Edwards says he fathered Reille Hunter's child

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards finally came forward Thursday to admit that he fathered a child with a woman that he hired before his second White House bid. Edwards, a former U.S. senator from North Carolina and 2004 vice presidential candi...

01/21/10 - 10:19am

Intruder breaks in, fires gun, leaves

An Augusta woman told police someone pushed their way into her home at River Glen Apartments Wednesday and shot the wall. The intruder fired one round through the living room wall with a rifle after the woman grabbed her cell phone to dial 911, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report. ...

01/21/10 - 10:14am

Mother not charged after fight with teen son

An Augusta woman was briefly arrested on child cruelty charges after her son told police that she had hit him on the face and upper chest with a belt. Richmond County jail records state that Patricia Diane Hewitt, 38, of the 3500 block of Biltmore Place, was arrested Wednesday morning in connection...

01/21/10 - 9:48am

Ambulance, bus in wreck this morning in North Augusta

North Augusta authorities are at the scene of a wreck involving an ambulance and a Best Friends Express bus this morning. The accident occurred at the intersection of Alta Vista and Buena Vista avenues near Lions Park at about 8:30 a.m., according to a North Augusta Public Safety dispatcher. There...

01/21/10 - 10:13am

Couple robbed on Riverwalk

Two people were robbed at the Riverwalk in downtown Augusta on Wednesday night. A Richmond County dispatcher said that the robbery occurred about 8:55 p.m. at a Riverwalk park. It was not known whether any force or weapons were used during the robbery attempt....

01/21/10 - 1:19pm

Fast-food employee robbed making bank deposit

An employee of the Bojangles restaurant at 3852 Washington Road was the victim of an armed robbery and carjacking while she was making a bank deposit for the restaurant Wednesday afternoon. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, the robbery occurred about 12:30 p.m. in the parking lo...

01/21/10 - 7:32am
 
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