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I-20 lanes to close in SC

Crews will be closing the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near the U.S. Highway 25 overpass at exit 5 for several nights next week. The closure will begin at 10 p.m. Tuesday and continuing until 6 a.m., according to a press release. The road will be closed during the same times Wednesday and Thurs...

09/03/09 - 10:30am

Man wanted to photograph her foot, woman tells police

Police are looking for a man who assaulted a woman at a North Augusta car wash on Tuesday. The 26-year-old victim told police she was vacuuming out her car at the car wash at 427 Martintown Road when a 25-year-old black man told her he was in a contest and needed to take pictures of her foot, accor...

09/03/09 - 10:27am

Murder-suicide reported in Appling

Two people are dead after what authorities say was an early morning murder-suicide in Columbia County.

09/03/09 - 1:43pm

Ft. Gordon's Gate 2 to be closed briefly Saturday morning

Crews will be closing both the inbound and outbound lanes of Gate 2 Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon, according to a press release.

09/03/09 - 8:14am

Judge could decide whether to block prosecutions

ELBERTON, Ga. - A judge could decide whether to halt prosecutions in hundreds of northeast Georgia cases until attorneys are provided to represent the defendants.

09/03/09 - 7:53am

Arrest made in Salem Arms murder

Richmond County authorities arrested a suspect in the August 18 murder of Darryl Lamar Walden at Salem Arms Apartments.

09/03/09 - 8:22am

Rally on health care changes set for today at amphitheater

A coalition of Augustans opposed to the national health care reform plan will hold a rally from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Riverwalk amphitheater. Speakers at the SOC (Stop Obama Care) Rally will include doctors, health care providers, congressmen and other elected officials, and citizens who have ex...

09/03/09 - 6:33am

'Blue dog' Democrat delays makes health care effort better: Barrow

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Recent foot dragging by some congressional Democrats likely will produce a better health care reform bill, U.S. Rep. John Barrow said Wednesday. Barrow made the prediction while talking with reporters following his remarks at a Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce forum. The Savannah...

09/03/09 - 6:30am

Facing indictment, attorney Eichholz keeps his defense team

SAVANNAH, GA. -- Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz elected Wednesday to keep his lead defense attorney despite a judge's warnings of the lawyer's potential conflicts. U.S. Magistrate Judge G.R. Smith ruled attorney Michael Weinstock of Atlanta can remain despite concerns expressed during ...

09/03/09 - 6:20am

Congressman Broun continues harsh criticism of Obama

MADISON, Ga. -- U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is again raising the specter of Democrats turning the United States into a totalitarian state. Broun, a Republican whose district includes part of the Augusta area, apparently has not changed his belief that President Obama may be a fascist since he made similar...

09/03/09 - 6:09am
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