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Fourth suspect in Aiken armed robbery arrested

State law enforcement agents arrested the fourth suspect in a weekend Aiken armed robbery that resulted in one of the suspects taking his own life. Police have also connected the suspects to other robberies statewide. Toryast Jermaine Johnson, 28, of Columbia, was charged with robbery while armed w...

11/10/09 - 6:29pm

Vogtle price tag lower than expected for Georgia Power

ATLANTA -- The official price tag for Georgia Power’s share of two new reactors at Plant Vogtle is now $1.5 billion lower than when the company originally requested permission to build them, according to testimony Tuesday before the Georgia Public Service Commission. The company also told the ...

11/10/09 - 2:56pm

Augusta authorities investigating three shootings last night

Augusta authorties are investigating three shootings that occurred in two separate incidents last night. One man was shot while standing on his front porch in the Harrisburg neighborhood Monday night. Investigators from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office expect Kenneth Robert Kandt, 21, to ...

11/10/09 - 2:49pm

Grovetown Veterans Day event moved inside

Grovetown’s Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Wednesday has been moved indoors because of threatening weather.

01/08/10 - 4:55pm

Tea Party members pledge to take back control of government

Tea Party Express II draws several hundred to Augusta Common to listen to speeches blasting government balilouts and proposed health care reform.

11/10/09 - 7:19pm

Victims remembered at Ft. Hood ceremony

FORT HOOD, Texas — One by one, President Barack Obama spoke the names and told the stories Tuesday of the 13 people slain in the Fort Hood shooting rampage.

11/10/09 - 6:29pm

"Saggy" pants issue expected to come up at today's board meeting

The so-called “saggy pants” issue should once again come up at today’s Richmond County school board committee meetings, slated to begin at 4 p.m. A policy restricting those with saggy pants from entering after school events such as football games is expected to be presented. The pro...

11/10/09 - 1:36pm

26 Richmond County schools tabbed "distinguished" by State superintendent

Twenty six Richmond County schools have been named Title 1 Distinguished schools by the state superintendent’s office, according to a Richmond County School System release sent today. “We want to congratulate the 26 Title 1 schools for being recognized by the GaDOE as Distinguished School...

11/10/09 - 1:22pm

Five arrested in defacement of Aiken school with graffitti

AIKEN – Five suspects were arrested Monday afternoon for tagging an Aiken high school last month. Aiken Department of Public Safety charged Nickalas Myers, 17, of Aiken with two counts of illegal graffiti vandalism, Andrew Meisenheimer, 18, of Aiken, with three counts of illegal graffiti vanda...

01/12/10 - 9:47pm

SC Gubernatorial Candidates in Aiken tonight

AIKEN – The five democratic candidates running for governor will visit Aiken tonight for a rally and fundraiser. The rally will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Aiken Men of Action located at 640 Old Airport Road, according to the South Carolina Democratic Party Web site. Candidates includ...

11/10/09 - 12:51pm
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