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New North Augusta bank holdup suspect identified

North Augusta Public Safety detectives have identified a fourth suspect in the robbery of the Bank of America on April 23. According to a new release, Anthony M. Martin, also known as “T-Money”, is wanted on bank robbery and other charges. The suspect is known t...

04/30/09 - 6:12pm

Marie Bruce remembered as loving mother, bright mind

Hundreds gathered this morning, following what a pastor called a “dark tragedy,” to remember former Augustan Marie Bruce. Addressing a crowd of family and friends at Ms. Bruce’s funeral at Warren Baptist Church, senior pastor David McKinley spoke of a life well lived and a “brig...

04/30/09 - 5:52pm

Friends, family gather to remember Marie Bruce

The funeral for former Augustan Marie Bruce, who was among three killed in a Saturday shooting at an Athens theater, will begin today at 11 a.m. at Warren Baptist Church on Washington Road. Ms. Bruce is survived by a son and daughter, her mother, a brother and an aunt....

04/30/09 - 6:11pm

SC, store chain target under-age drinking

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A convenience store chain and Anheuser-Busch breweries are mounting a new campaign to prevent underage drinking in South Carolina. A news conference today in North Charleston announces the effort at the 284 locations of The Pantry in South Carolina. The campaign will...

04/30/09 - 4:48pm

Man dies in Columbia County traffic accident

A 66-year-old Augusta man died early today after his car crossed the centerline on Washington Road and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer.

04/30/09 - 5:35pm

Second SC school closes amid flu-like illness

NEWBERRY, S.C. - A South Carolina public school system announced plans to close while another school canceled classes following word of the state's first confirmed cases of swine flu.

01/08/10 - 2:24pm

Feds target combustible dust, an issue at Savannah sugar plant

A new federal crackdown is targeting combustible dust, which fueled last year's deadly disaster at a local Imperial Sugar Co. plant. Federal officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Wednesday they have began "comprehensive rulemaking" concerning the volatile substan...

04/30/09 - 4:47pm

Ga. credit unions show strong numbers

ATLANTA - Despite a global recession, Georgia's 444 credit unions increased the amount of money they loaned out in 2008 by more than 8 percent compared to the previous year, according to a report released this week. "Georgia credit unions are very safe. Their capital structure is very strong, a...

04/30/09 - 4:47pm

UGA prof on 'Most Wanted' list, but tips beginning to dry up

Accused murderer George Zinkhan III now is one of America's Most Wanted. Authorities don't know where the University of Georgia professor fled after he shot and killed his wife and two men in Athens on Saturday, or even if he still is alive. But the "America's Most Wanted" television s...

04/30/09 - 10:54am

S.C. legislators vote to force Sanford to take stimulus money

South Carolina legislators voted today to force Gov. Mark Sanford to take $350 in federal stimulus money.

04/29/09 - 11:29pm

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