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Woman's purse grabbed on Broad Street

A 53-year-old woman told deputies that a man snatched her purse while she was in the 1000 block of Broad Street Tuesday night. The woman said a man lunged at her while she was walking and grabbed her purse, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report. They struggled briefly and she fell o...

01/06/10 - 12:58pm

Reward offered for stolen truck, had been in family for years

The 1971 Ford F-100, had been in the victim’s family for 34 years and was passed down from grandfather to grandson.

01/06/10 - 2:27pm

11 in custody after officers respond to fight at Josey High

Richmond County Board of Education officers responded this morning to a fight between 17 students at Josey High School that resulted in one student receiving minor injuries. The fight began at about 9:30 a.m. and was brought under control before 10 a.m. Eleven students age 17 or older were arrested...

01/06/10 - 5:34pm

Wagener man missing since last month

AIKEN – Authorities are searching for a man who has been missing for several weeks.

01/06/10 - 1:26pm

Controlled burns might bring smoke today

Forestry officials are conducting a series of controlled burns today, so residents should not be alarmed if they see smoke on the horizon, according to Columbia County Emergency Services Director Pam Tucker. Such activities, typically conducted during the winter – and when the ground is wet &#...

01/06/10 - 12:02pm

Man arrested after girlfriend stabbed

AIKEN – Aiken Department of Public Safety have arrested a man accused of stabbing the mother of his children early this morning.

01/06/10 - 12:31pm

Wanted man skips court date

AIKEN – Authorities are searching for an armed robbery suspect that skipped a court date Monday.

01/06/10 - 1:17pm

Officers recall man's integrity

Thomas J. Perry, the first black lieutenant in the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, died Tuesday.

01/06/10 - 9:16am

SC charities sent fake checks in Christmas hoax

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Authorities say someone sent forged checks to South Carolina charities last month in a cruel Christmas hoax. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports Wednesday the local Salvation Army received a fraudulent $25,000 check, which officials deposited and used to buy food and ...

01/06/10 - 9:12am

Roaches, rats, then arson used in strip club feud

After the luxurious Club Onyx started taking business from other strip clubs, the operators of rival Platinum 21 dreamed up ways to shut it down.

01/06/10 - 10:28am
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