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SC pupils mark Walk to School Day

Thousands of South Carolina pupils are getting some fresh air today as they take part in International Walk to School Day.

10/07/09 - 1:01pm

Madison County OK with day noise

DANIELSVILLE - Madison County residents can go on making noise during the day without fear of repercussion. After debating for several weeks how to amend the county's sound ordinance to regulate daytime noise, county commissioners decided Monday that the best action was no action at all. Commi...

10/07/09 - 5:03am

Jackson County helping out financially strapped hospital

JEFFERSON, Ga. - Jackson County commissioners have agreed to secure BJC Medical Center's $1.5 million bond debt until the Georgia attorney general authorized the sale of the hospital to Restoration Healthcare, a Tennessee management company. Commissioners agreed Monday to put up collateral to b...

10/07/09 - 4:56am

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $145 million

ATLANTA — The grand prize in the Mega Millions multistate lottery game keeps climbing and will be up to an estimated $145 million for the next drawing on Friday. The amount was rolled over because no player matched all the winning numbers to win the $122 million jackpot Tuesday night. Althou...

10/07/09 - 4:46am

Cigarettes stolen from gas station

A man broke into the McTeer Food and Fuel at 4150 Windsor Spring Road in Hephzibah early Monday and stole cigarettes and cigars. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a newspaper deliveryman arrived at the gas station and found the front glass door broken and a large rock on the floor i...

10/06/09 - 10:25pm

Four charged in break-in

Four people were arrested today in connection with a burglary in the 1400 block of Brown Road last week. Richmond County jail records say that Quincy Roberson Jr., 54, of the 4400 block of Farmers Bridge Road; Sabrina Rogers, 31, of the 4700 block of Windsor Spring Road; Barry Louis Campbell, 43, o...

10/06/09 - 9:38pm

Shooting investigation continues

Officers are still investigating a shooting and armed robbery Monday of a 20-year-old Augusta man. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a white 1996 Oldsmobile 88 with four men inside pulled up next to the man as he was walking in the 1100 block of Cedar Street. A passenger in the car ...

10/06/09 - 9:08pm

Casilla's hit in 12th lifts Twins over Tigers

The Tigers became the first team in baseball history to blow a three-game lead with four games left.

10/06/09 - 8:56pm

Man gets death in strangling, molestation of 6-year-old

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A Georgia man was sentenced to death today for molesting and strangling a 6-year-old boy inside a mobile home before the child's body was wrapped in trash bags and dumped near a road.

10/06/09 - 7:59pm

Augusta organization to receive grant for homeless veterans

WASHINGTON – An Augusta organization will receive a grant for nearly $500,000 to help homeless veterans. The Augusta Steppingstones to Recovery program was awarded $499,070 to buy a van and provide housing for 16 veterans. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced Tuesday that ...

10/06/09 - 5:06pm
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