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Athens awash in bogus bucks

ATHENS, Ga. -- A man tried to rob an Athens woman when she refused to give him change for an obviously fake bill Sunday, the latest in a wave of counterfeit-money crimes in Athens.

10/27/09 - 7:16am

SC trucker kills man in wheelchair

KENOVA, W.Va. — A truck driver has been charged over an accident that left a Kenova man dead after his wheelchair was struck by a tractor-trailer. Deris Scott died Monday morning after his motorized chair collided with the rear of a wide-turning tractor trailer in Kenova. The 68-year-old was k...

10/27/09 - 7:05am

Rain brings weather warnings

Portions of southern Georgia were under a variety of weather warnings.

06/01/10 - 7:36pm

Man killed in morning wreck reserve New Ellenton police officer

A reserve officer with the New Ellenton Police Department was killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning. Coroner Tim Carlton said Joseph D. Randall, 52, of Williston, S.C., died in the crash. Mr. Randall was driving north on Old Barnwell Road at about 9:30 a.m. when he lost control of his 2005 Su...

10/26/09 - 9:04pm

Downtown condo project headed for foreclosure sale

The White’s Building, an unfinished downtown condo renovation project, is headed for foreclosure sale. The four-story Broad Street building has been scheduled for sale in the Augusta Municipal Building on Nov. 3, according to a legal notice from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The transfo...

10/26/09 - 6:16pm

City official recommends garbage pickup be reduced to once a week

Solid Waste Director Mark Johnson recommends cutting service to once a week.

10/26/09 - 5:58pm

McVicker interim replacement for Snell at MCG

MCG Hospital and Clinics top nurse to take post

01/07/10 - 12:12pm

Scott leading fundraiser in school board race

Richmond County School Board District 5 candidate Patsy Scott has far outpaced her two competitors in campaign contributions, according to filings released today by the Richmond County Board of Elections. Mrs. Scott, 67, a retired nurse and widow of the late District 5 board member Joe Scott who di...

10/26/09 - 4:28pm

Columbia County authorities seek computer theft suspect

Columbia County authorities are looking for a man they say stole a computer from a Martinez store a week ago. The owner of Computer Exchange, 3835 Washington Road, told police that between 1:15 and 1:45 p.m., the man came into the store, concealed a $400 notebook computer in the front of his pants ...

10/26/09 - 4:03pm

Educators file discrimination suit

Two black male educators have jointly sued the Richmond County Board of Education alleging their job assignments have been based on unconstitutional racial grounds instead of skill and experience. Hartley Gibbons Jr. and Rickey A. Lumpkin filed suit in U.S. District Court on Oct. 19 seeking compens...

01/14/10 - 9:15pm
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