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Grand jury won't charge deputies in suspect's fatal shooting

A Richmond County grand jury today found no reason to bring charges against two sheriff's deputies who fatally shot a suspect last December when he tried to run over one of them with his SUV at an Augusta housing complex.

01/19/10 - 12:20am

Tech student shot in carjacking

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are looking for three suspects in the carjacking of a Georgia Tech student.

05/05/09 - 2:43pm

Grand jury continues to review deputies' shooting of suspect

A Richmond County grand jury continues to review the evidence this afternoon involving two sheriff’s deputies who fatally shot a suspect last December when they said he tried to run over one of them with his SUV at a...

05/05/09 - 1:23pm

Goodwill will host job fair May 13

Goodwill is hosting a three-day career services event next week.

05/05/09 - 3:14pm

Who was Justin Elmore?

Before his death in December, Justin Elmore was no stranger to the Richmond County court system or its jail. Although never arrested in a violent crime, Mr. Elmore had been charged with three felony drug cases and 12 different misdemeanor cases. He spent time in jail, but never for very long becau...

05/05/09 - 1:59pm

Columbia County schools face funding drop, will cut jobs

Though they will open a new school this year, Columbia County school officials intend to operate the system with less funding. Due to state budget cuts, the school system will receive about $3.5 million less in operating capital next school year than the current year, Superintendent Charles Nagle t...

05/05/09 - 11:47am

Obama organizer group meeting here Saturday

For anyone interested in lending a hand to President Obama, Organizing for America will stop in Augusta on Saturday as part of its nationwide “listening tours,” where supporters and volunteers talk about how to organize locally to support the president’s agenda. The meeting will be h...

05/05/09 - 2:09pm

Environmental group cites pollution-IQ connection

Lowered IQ due to mercury pollution from mercury-cell chlorine factories costs the American economy $3.8 million in lost wages annually, according to an environmental group’s analysis that attempts to place a dollar value on the costs of certain types of pollution. Oceana, based in Washington,...

05/05/09 - 6:43pm

SC woman charged for pointing shotgun at churchgoers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina woman has been charged after police say she stormed out of a Sunday church service and returned with a shotgun she pointed at four people. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported today that 29-year-old Cynthia Denis Watson of Spartanburg has been charge...

05/05/09 - 10:55am

McMaster calls for removal of prostitution, pornography ads

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's top prosecutor on Tuesday called on the chief executive of popular online site Craigslist to take down ads related to prostitution and pornography or face prosecution himself.

05/05/09 - 6:43pm

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