Latest News

  • Syndicate content

Execution date set in Augusta case

An execution date has been set for Mark McClain who was sentenced to death by a Richmond County Superior Court jury nearly 14 years ago. Following an order from Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet which set the window for execution for next week, the Department of Correction set the actual execution...

10/13/09 - 11:05am

Dracula writer's great-grandnephew holds book signing today

AIKEN – An Aiken author will sign copies of his book Dracula the Un-Dead for Aiken fans this afternoon. Dacre Stoker, co-author of the sequel to Dracula, will sign books at 4 p.m. at Aiken Mall’s Books-A-Million on Whiskey Road. Mr. Stoker is the great-grand nephew of Bram Stoker, who pe...

10/13/09 - 10:38am

Blacks want white school chief's job

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Black leaders upset at Valdosta schools for not airing a live speech by President Obama are calling for the white school district superintendent to resign. One said he is unhappy that the school administration is largely white. At a school board forum Monday night, NAACP and So...

10/13/09 - 9:54am

Residents demand resignation from superintendent

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Black leaders upset at Valdosta schools for not airing a live speech by President Obama are calling for the white school district superintendent to resign. During a Monday night school board forum, NAACP and Southern Christian Leadership Conference members lined up to ask Valdo...

10/13/09 - 9:48am

Morehouse student shot in robbery

ATLANTA — Police are investigating the robbery and shooting of a Morehouse College student as he walked home from the campus library this morning. Atlanta police Sgt. J. Ludwig said the student was shot in the arm during the robbery about three blocks from the southwest Atlanta campus. The s...

10/13/09 - 9:42am

Gunmen rob Chinese restaurant

Richmond County deputies are looking for two men who robbed a Chinese restaurant Monday night. The robbers entered China Kitchen, 3451 Peach Orchard Road, about 8 p.m. and held a 28-year-old employee and another man at gunpoint, according to a sheriff's office report. The gunmen stole money fr...

10/13/09 - 9:34am

Sheriff's officer in wreck

A Richmond County sheriff's colonel was involved in a two-car accident at Greene and 10th streets shortly before 8 this morning, according to sheriff's Maj. Richard Weaver. Col. Gary Powell was not seriously injured but did go to the hospital to be checked for pain in his hand. Maj. Weaver...

10/13/09 - 9:31am

NAACP branch collects awards

The Augusta Branch NAACP took home three awards last week for contributing to social justice and economic development and for holding a golf tournament. The awards were given at the 67th annual Georgia State Conference Centennial Convention, held during the week in Warner Robins, according to a new...

10/13/09 - 9:18am

Girl Scouts to honor Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is seeking nominations for the 2010 Women of Distinction awards. Each year the council recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions in the areas of arts, business, community service, education, government, health and professions. Girl Scouts also recogni...

10/13/09 - 9:47am

Course to teach safe boating

A four-part boating safety class taught by the Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron will be offered Nov. 3, 6, 10 and 13 at McCormick County Library in McCormick, S.C. The class is a comprehensive course that covers all aspects of boating, including handling, docking, right of way, anchoring, ai...

10/13/09 - 9:00am
loading...
Search Augusta jobs