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Mason calls for District 1 candidates to come together

Mayor pro temp says tone of District 1 campaign has become too negative.

01/21/10 - 12:38am

Man holds up gas station with screwdriver

AIKEN - Authorities are searching for a man they believe held up an Aiken gas station with a screwdriver. Aiken Department of Public Safety responded to an armed robbery at Kangaroo Express on Whiskey Road around 5 a.m. this morning, said Lt. David Turno. The suspect entered the store, put a screwd...

11/24/09 - 1:02pm

Burglar steals donations container from Firehouse Subs

A burglar stole a donation canister containing $40 by breaking into Firehouse Subs on Wrightsboro Road early this morning. A deputy that arrived at the scene found the front glass doors broken and a rock lying on the floor of the business, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report. Based...

11/24/09 - 11:53am

Gate 5 closed; will reopen Wednesday morning

Fort Gordon’s Gate 5 on Tobacco Road will be closed at 10:30 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Wednesday due to construction work. Motorists are asked to use Gate 1 on Gordon Highway instead....

11/24/09 - 11:48am

Kellogg’s streamlining results in Augusta bakery layoffs

Kellogg’s laid off an undisclosed number of employees at its Augusta bakery Thursday as part of an initiative to streamline its operations. “We continually look to optimize our manufacturing network. We’ve undertaken a program called K-LEAN or Kellogg’s Lean, Efficient, Agile Ne...

11/24/09 - 12:57pm

Conduit maker will set up in Allendale next year

A company called Four Star Industries will open a conduit pipe manufacturing plant in the former Kodiak Plant in Allendale next year, South Carolina development officials announced this morning. The $2.75 million investment is expected to generate 50 new jobs. The company will market its products ...

11/24/09 - 10:37am

Fort Benning protesters face trial

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A federal magistrate has ordered four participants in protests last weekend at Fort Benning to stand trial. The four appeared before U.S. Magistrate G. Mallon Faircloth on Monday. They are identified as Michael Walli, 61, of Duluth, Minn.; the Rev. Luis Vitale, 77, of Oakland, ...

11/24/09 - 12:13pm

Sanford impeachment hearings begin

COLUMBIA — Legislators irked for months over Gov. Mark Sanford's summertime vanishing act and his tearful revelation that he was in Argentina for a rendezvous with his lover plan to start debating a measure Tuesday that ultimately would remove him from office.

11/24/09 - 11:06am

Jury clears police in teen's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A jury has cleared North Charleston police in the 2005 death of a teen who swallowed crack cocaine. The jury deliberated about four hours Monday before finding police were not at fault in the death of 16-year-old Travone Bell. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office, whi...

11/24/09 - 12:14pm

Gas station gunman sought

Authorities have identified a man wanted for an armed robbery of a gas station Friday. Madison Antonio Lewis, 24, of 512 E.Seventh Street in Waynesboro, Ga., is wanted on charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to Richmond County sheriff’...

11/24/09 - 9:26am
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