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Marshall pleads not guilty

Arthur Marshall pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing in U.S. District Court today. U.S. Magistrate Judge Leon Barfield explained each of the 22 charges against the local businessman and former hometown and NFL football star who is accused of fraud and money laundering through mortgage ...

06/18/09 - 3:59pm

Police release video of holdup suspects, ask public's help

Authorities are asking for help in identifying two men who robbed a Lumpkin Road convenience store Tuesday.

06/18/09 - 3:38pm

Women sought on theft charges

Investigators are seeking three former hotel employees accused of stealing about $40,000 from their employer. Ashley Hurst, 21; Monica Hunt, 32; and Courtney Sturgis, 26, all of Augusta, are wanted on felony charges of theft by deception, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Mic...

06/18/09 - 3:38pm

Video release of theft suspect

Authorities are trying to identify three people who used a man’s stolen credit cards to purchase items at the Wal-Mart of Deans Bridge Road in May.

06/18/09 - 3:51pm

Man faces molestation charge

A 20-year-old Augusta man was arrested Wednesday and charged with molesting a 15-year-old girl in a south Augusta mobile home park. Jose Alfonso Hernandez is charged with one count of child molestation, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report....

06/18/09 - 2:59pm

Carter second at Southern Junior tournament

Brian Carter of Evans tied for second in the Southern Junior Golf Championship, which finished today in Greensboro, Ga. Carter shot 70 to finish with a three-day total of 213, which was three shots behind winner Jade Scott of Texas. The tournament was held at Reynolds Landing Golf Club....

06/18/09 - 2:12pm

Mystery project moves through first step in bond sale

The Development Authority of Richmond County this morning approved a bond inducement resolution for a $22.5 million project under the moniker Project Richmond 2. The authority is keeping the identity of the company a secret while it is still negotiating its land deal, said Jerry Dye, the authority&...

06/18/09 - 1:43pm

DOT board re-elects Kuhlke

ATLANTA - The Department of Transportation board met today to re-elect Bill Kuhkle of Augusta for a second term as its chairman and to unanimously select Rep. Vance Smith, R-Pine Mountain, as the new commissioner. Later in the day Gov. Sonny Perdue announced his appointment of Todd Long as planning...

06/18/09 - 5:25pm

Swine flu confirmed at camp

CLAYTON, Ga. — State health officials have confirmed three cases of swine flu at a Jewish summer camp in north Georgia. The Georgia Public Health Lab confirmed Thursday that three children at Camp Ramah Darom in Rabun County have tested positive for the H1N1 virus - with one child initially ho...

01/08/10 - 1:23pm

Sam's Club expanding store

Construction is returning to the Village Plaza on Bobby Jones Expressway. Wal-Mart expanded into a Supercenter last year and now the other anchor tenant, Sam’s Club, will be undergoing an expansion, it was announced this morning. Sam’s Club will be adding 20,000 square feet to the store,...

06/18/09 - 12:39pm
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