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Three now seeking Tarver seat

The number of candidates vying for Ed Tarver’s vacant state Senate seat is up to three. Taylor Bryant, spokesman for the Libertarian Party of the CSRA, says he’ll be running as a Libertarian in the upcoming special election. He said he’s working with the state party to file paperwork...

01/21/10 - 12:27am

Police seek suspect after man robbed at downtown church

Richmond County investigators are seeking help in identifying and capturing a suspect in the robbery of a 78-year-old man at a downtown church. At about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, a young black man robbed a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St., as he opened the church for the day. The suspe...

11/11/09 - 1:46pm

Missing man found

Authorities have located a 45-year-old Georgia Military College student who went missing last week. Richmond County Sheriff’s Investigator Shane McDaniel said Randy Hillman, of 1735 Davidson Road, Apartment C, was located Tuesday afternoon. He was found after he used an ATM card at the Circle...

11/11/09 - 12:00pm

Ft. Hood victim, family remembered at Vets Day event

Ceremonies held across the Augusta-area honor America's vets.

01/20/10 - 10:00pm

5 arrested in North Augusta

North Augusta police arrested five males on charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and one charge of unlawful carrying of a pistol on Monday night. An officer was dispatched to the Brickton Place Apartments on Bama Avenue after a witness reported several men in jackets and hoods looking into veh...

11/11/09 - 11:23am

Tip leads to Aiken drug arrests

AIKEN – Aiken County sheriff's deputies seized nearly $50,000 in cash, guns and narcotics at a Langley home. A citizen called Crime Stoppers Monday informing them that there were drugs at a home in the 200 block of Dunbar Street in Langley, Aiken County sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Myers said ...

11/11/09 - 11:36am

Haley camp touts endorsement from Jenny Sanford

COLUMBIA -- S.C. Rep. Nikki Haley’s campaign for governor has announced that First Lady Jenny Sanford is endorsing the Lexington Republican for governor. The other Republican candidates competing for their party’s nomination in the June primary election to succeed Gov. Mark Sanford includ...

11/11/09 - 11:43am

Three arrested in home burglary

Three people were arrested on Tuesday after a woman spotted them burglarizing an Augusta home.

11/11/09 - 9:49am

Early voting starts today for runoff

Early voting will start today for the Augusta Commission District 1 runoff.

01/21/10 - 12:39am

Monroe firefighter deemed a hero

Michael Towe was just another firefighter doing his job Sunday morning when he pulled a man out of a burning home on Church Street in Monroe, he says.

11/11/09 - 9:27am
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