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"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

Police looking for flimflam suspects

Richmond County Investigators are looking for two men responsible for using a flimflam scheme to trick a man out of $2,000. Last Wednesday the men approached the victim in the Augusta Mall and told him they needed him to carry a large amount of money for them, according to Richmond County Sheriff&#...

11/10/09 - 12:48pm

Man gives $2,000 to scammers

Richmond County investigators are looking for two men responsible for using a flimflam scheme to trick a man out of $2,000.

11/10/09 - 12:59pm

GMC student reported missing

Authorities are trying to find a 45-year-old Georgia Military College student and employee who went missing from his apartment last week.

11/10/09 - 1:08pm

Ga. church arson investigated

EAST POINT, Ga. — Authoritiies are investigating an apparent arson at a church in an Atlanta suburb. Investigators believe someone tried to set first Mallalieu United Methodist Church ablaze Monday afternoon. Someone threw a brick into the window of the East Point church and used an accelerant...

11/10/09 - 9:35am

Go to college, governor urges

ATLANTA -– Georgia high school seniors confused about how to apply to college can get help this week. Gov. Sonny Perdue has proclaimed this "Apply to College Week in Georgia." At 44 high schools, students will receive assistance with the application process. Though it is open to all seniors a...

11/10/09 - 10:49am

Ceremony to mark I-20 finish

State and local officials will gather at the entrance to one of the new Bobby Jones Expressway flyover ramps Thursday for a ribbon-cutting to mark the completion of construction on Interstate 20. Work on the $191.9 million I-20/Bobby Jones Expressway interchange project began in June 2007 and has f...

11/10/09 - 9:18am
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