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Wreck injures motorcycle deputy

A Richmond County sheriff’s motorcycle deputy was injured this afternoon after an accident at the corner of Gordon Highway and Sibley Road. Deputy Ronald Blanton suffered some broken bones when his motorcycle collided with a van, according to sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay. The driver of the va...

03/11/09 - 6:52pm

Wreck injures motorcycle deputy

A Richmond County sheriff’s motorcycle deputy was injured this afternoon after an accident at the corner of Gordon Highway and Sibley Road. Deputy Ronald Blanton suffered some broken bones when his motorcycle collided with a van, according to sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay. The driver of the va...

03/11/09 - 6:52pm

District attorney charges driver who hit pedestrian last summer

The District Attorney’s Office filed an accusation Wednesday charging a man accused of killing a teacher with misdemeanor vehicular homicide, his lawyer said. Augusta attorney Victor Hawk said Brandon Wise, 24, was charged with second-degree vehicular homicide. District Attorney Ashley Wright...

03/11/09 - 6:52pm

Blow killed man found under bridge

A man found dead Tuesday beneath a city bridge was killed with a blow to the head, the Richmond County coroner said this afternoon. Coroner Grover Tuten said David Dunaway, 48, of Carrollton, Ga., was killed recently, but officials have yet to determine a specific day. His body was found beneath t...

03/11/09 - 6:17pm

Barnwell County vending plant to grow

The Dixie-Narco facility in Williston, S.C., may grow to 1,500 employees in five years.

03/11/09 - 4:37pm

Former Lander president dies

GREENWOOD, S.C. - Former Lander University President Bill Moran has died at age 73.

03/11/09 - 12:36pm

1,000 new jobs coming to Williston

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina's unemployment rate has risen to its highest level in a quarter century, but there's some good news for the state's hard-hit rural counties - hundreds of new jobs.

03/11/09 - 12:25pm

Augusta man's trial delayed

The trial of a convicted sex offender accused of molesting a pre-teen girl near Brunswick, Ga., has been postponed, a representative of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office said this morning. William Archer Stulb, 24, formerly of the 2800 block of Lombardy Court in August...

03/11/09 - 12:39pm

Teens arrested at Tubman

School officials said today two Laney High School students will face tribunal hearings after their suspensions for trespassing at Tubman Middle School. One of the students was also found carrying knives. The two were arrested after they entered Tubman Middle School’s campus, on the 1700 block ...

01/15/10 - 12:20am

Coliseum tries to keep its funding

ATLANTA – The Augusta Coliseum Authority is looking for a law to lock in its funding so Augusta commissioners can’t use it on the Reynolds Street trade, event and exhibit center. The authority’s lawyer, Edward Enoch, sent a letter Tuesday to the Augusta legislative delegation asking ...

01/20/10 - 11:53pm

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