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Carters to get peace award

ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter are receiving a peace award given by James Madison University today. The university says the Carters are scheduled to accept the Mahatma Gandhi Global Nonviolence Award in person at Monday's event. The award giv...

09/21/09 - 8:41am

Deputy, motorist collide

A Richmond County sheriff’s deputy on his way home from work early this morning collided with a car that had cut him off. Deputy Dan Crocker was driving south on Peach Orchard Road at 6:45 a.m. when a driver who was running low on gas cut across his lane of traffic, according to sheriff’s...

09/21/09 - 8:26am

Rainfall exceeding 100-year mark in some areas, climatologist says

Many areas in north Georgia have exceeded the 100-year, 24-hour rainfall total, State Climatologist David Stooksbury said today.

06/01/10 - 8:36pm

Victims identified in SC plane crash

ABBEVILLE, S.C. — Officials have released the names of two Tennessee men killed in the crash of a small plane on their way to a gun show in Georgia. Jimmy W. Cash, 66, of Maryville, and his passenger, Justin Davis, 39, of Knoxville, died in the crash Saturday morning in Lake Russell, S.C. Abb...

09/21/09 - 7:13am

Flu clinics available this week

FLU CLINICS Available this week at county health departments unless otherwise noted: BURKE: Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. COLUMBIA-EVANS: Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. COLUMBIA-GROVETOWN: Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m...

09/21/09 - 7:33am

Open government workshop today at school board auditorium

A workshop is scheduled today on open government. The event is set for 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the Richmond County Board of Education building at 864 Broad St. and is designed to help the public, county and state employees understand Georgia's Sunshine Laws. It will be led by attorney Dav...

01/08/10 - 1:21pm

Jurors sought elsewhere to hear case of of Brunswick boy's death

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Jury selection begins today in Hazlehurst, Ga., for the death-penalty murder trial of David Edenfield, who is one of three family members charged with the sexual abuse slaying of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. Jurors will be selected in south Georgia's Jeff Davis C...

09/21/09 - 6:25am

Employee bitten by shoplifter

An Old Navy employee was bitten Saturday by a teenager attempting to shoplift clothes from the store, police said.

09/20/09 - 7:40pm

Burglar just escapes the chair

A burglar got more than he expected when he broke into a home in the 2700 block of Brenda Court in Augusta. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a 26-year-old man was in bed when he heard someone kicking in his front door about 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The man walked in on the burglar and s...

09/20/09 - 7:29pm

Philadelphia tops Atlanta 4-2

ATLANTA – The Philadelphia Phillies ended rookie Tommy Hanson's streak of 19 consecutive scoreless innings, beating Atlanta 4-2 today and damaging the Braves' faint NL wild-card hopes. Brad Lidge pitched another shaky ninth inning but posted his 31st save. The NL East-leading Phillies ...

09/20/09 - 9:17pm
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