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Cuts threaten arts events

No more First Friday. A scaled back Arts in the Heart of Augusta. Less advertising dollars to attract tourists to Augusta events. All were funding-cut possibilities posed today by Greater Augusta Arts Council executive director Brenda Durant after an Augusta Commission budget workshop. “...

01/21/10 - 12:39am

Local sex offender sought

Richmond County sheriff's investigators are seeking a sex offender who has recently absconded from supervision. According to a news statement, deputies seek Rico Renaldo Ready, 33, convicted in September 2007 of criminal aggravated sodomy. Any persons with information to the whereabouts of rea...

11/09/09 - 5:35pm

Serious injury in Aiken wreck

AIKEN -- One person was seriously injured in an Aiken County wreck earlier today. A tractor-trailer truck ran into a tree on Boggy Gut Road off of Highway 278 around 12:47 p.m., said an Aiken County 911 dispatcher. The driver was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, the dispatcher...

11/09/09 - 6:22pm

Valley water panel meets Tues., will discuss Avondale repairs

GLOVERVILLE – The Valley Public Service Authority board of commissioners will meet in a special called meeting Tuesday night to get details about federal funding needed to repair the Avondale Mills water system....

11/09/09 - 5:20pm

Deputies investigate holdup attempt

Richmond County Sheriff deputies are investigating an attempted robbery this morning at the Family Dollar at 1801 Central Ave. About 9:40 a.m., the suspect went into the store, picked up several items, then approached the store clerk and pulled out a handgun, demanding the clerk open the register, ...

11/09/09 - 5:34pm

Ga., SC urged to act after nuclear waste disposal plan falters

Savannah River Site’s Community Reuse Organization calls for action after Yucca Mountain waste plan falters

11/09/09 - 5:35pm

Veterans Day events planned

There will be several ways to commemorate the Veterans Day holiday this week. They include: * Veterans Day Ceremony: 9 a.m. Wednesday courtyard at Georgia War Vete­rans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St.; with Col. Laurence M. Mixon, commander of the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade from the U.S....

01/19/10 - 10:38pm

SRS mobile job fair stops in Augusta

A mobile job fair sharing information on how to get a Recovery Act job at Savannah River Site will be in Augusta tomorrow. The Road To Recover Tour will stop at the Augusta Career Center, 601 Greene St. from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Information will be provided on how people can obtain a job doing work...

11/09/09 - 2:34pm

Evans school seeking help for Fort Hood victim's family

The Columbia County school attended by the daughter of a Fort Hood victim is taking up donations to help the seventh-grader and her family. Kylah DeCrow, the 13-year-old daughter of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Justin DeCrow, attends Evans Middle School. Her father was killed, along with 12 others, during ...

11/09/09 - 2:49pm

SC plane crash injures 3

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Three people have been injured in a small plane crash in South Carolina. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the multiengine King Air B200 crashed short of the runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport around 10:15 Monday morning. M...

11/09/09 - 12:29pm
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