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Four charged in break-in

Four people were arrested today in connection with a burglary in the 1400 block of Brown Road last week. Richmond County jail records say that Quincy Roberson Jr., 54, of the 4400 block of Farmers Bridge Road; Sabrina Rogers, 31, of the 4700 block of Windsor Spring Road; Barry Louis Campbell, 43, o...

10/06/09 - 10:38pm

Shooting investigation continues

Officers are still investigating a shooting and armed robbery Monday of a 20-year-old Augusta man. A Richmond County sheriff’s report says that a white 1996 Oldsmobile 88 with four men inside pulled up next to the man as he was walking in the 1100 block of Cedar Street. A passenger in the car ...

10/06/09 - 10:08pm

Casilla's hit in 12th lifts Twins over Tigers

The Tigers became the first team in baseball history to blow a three-game lead with four games left.

10/06/09 - 9:56pm

Man gets death in strangling, molestation of 6-year-old

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A Georgia man was sentenced to death today for molesting and strangling a 6-year-old boy inside a mobile home before the child's body was wrapped in trash bags and dumped near a road.

10/06/09 - 8:59pm

Augusta organization to receive grant for homeless veterans

WASHINGTON – An Augusta organization will receive a grant for nearly $500,000 to help homeless veterans. The Augusta Steppingstones to Recovery program was awarded $499,070 to buy a van and provide housing for 16 veterans. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced Tuesday that ...

10/06/09 - 6:06pm

No settlement yet in racial discrimination lawsuit

Two city commissioners confirmed to The Augusta Chronicle this afternoon that attempts to settle a former city engineer’s racial discrimination lawsuit have failed. Teresa Smith filed suit in U.S. District court in July 2007, alleging her firing was racially motivated. According to court recor...

10/06/09 - 5:04pm

Former Lady Jags coach reaches quarterfinals

Former Augusta State women's golf coach and Augusta native Laura Coble defeated Ellen Port 2 and 1 in the 23rd U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship Round of 16 at Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club in Ocala, Fla....

10/06/09 - 7:08pm

Two Richmond County schools honored for SAT gains

Two Richmond County magnet schools were among those honored today by the Governor's Office for improvements in SAT scores. The Governor's Office of Student Achievement listed A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet and John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet schools among the schools t...

01/15/10 - 2:57am

I-20 ramp closed Thursday

The Interstate 20 westbound ramp to Bobby Jones Expressway east and westbound will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday. The ramp may also be closed, depending on the weather conditions, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation press release. Detours ...

10/06/09 - 3:58pm

Arrest made in Spelman death

ATLANTA — Atlanta police arrested a 21-year-old man today in the shooting death of Spelman College student Jasmine Lynn last month.

10/06/09 - 3:42pm
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