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Richmond County jury to begin murder deliberations today

A Richmond County Superior Court jury begins deliberations this afternoon in the murder trial of a man suspected in the killing of a security guard at a local recycling center. Charles Tyler, 27, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, armed robbery, burglary and weapon violations. Mr. Tyler ...

09/03/09 - 11:39am

Police arrest robbery suspect

Richmond County investigators say a robbery suspect surrendered today. According to a new bulletin, Devontae Romeo Roberts surrendered this afternoon. He and another man are accused of holdin up the La Nay Nay’s Barber Shop, 2919 Peach Orchard Rd., last month. According to accounts, two men ...

09/03/09 - 1:32pm

Prep football picks revealed

The Augusta Chronicle Sports Editor John Boyette (South Carolina) and Staff Writer Chris Gay (Georgia) predict the area prep football games for Friday night’s action. All picks for entertainment purposes only. Feel free to post your picks below....

09/03/09 - 1:39pm

I-20 lanes to close in SC

Crews will be closing the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near the U.S. Highway 25 overpass at exit 5 for several nights next week. The closure will begin at 10 p.m. Tuesday and continuing until 6 a.m., according to a press release. The road will be closed during the same times Wednesday and Thurs...

09/03/09 - 10:30am

Man wanted to photograph her foot, woman tells police

Police are looking for a man who assaulted a woman at a North Augusta car wash on Tuesday. The 26-year-old victim told police she was vacuuming out her car at the car wash at 427 Martintown Road when a 25-year-old black man told her he was in a contest and needed to take pictures of her foot, accor...

09/03/09 - 10:27am

Murder-suicide reported in Appling

Two people are dead after what authorities say was an early morning murder-suicide in Columbia County.

09/03/09 - 1:43pm

Ft. Gordon's Gate 2 to be closed briefly Saturday morning

Crews will be closing both the inbound and outbound lanes of Gate 2 Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon, according to a press release.

09/03/09 - 8:14am

Judge could decide whether to block prosecutions

ELBERTON, Ga. - A judge could decide whether to halt prosecutions in hundreds of northeast Georgia cases until attorneys are provided to represent the defendants.

09/03/09 - 7:53am

Arrest made in Salem Arms murder

Richmond County authorities arrested a suspect in the August 18 murder of Darryl Lamar Walden at Salem Arms Apartments.

09/03/09 - 8:22am

Rally on health care changes set for today at amphitheater

A coalition of Augustans opposed to the national health care reform plan will hold a rally from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Riverwalk amphitheater. Speakers at the SOC (Stop Obama Care) Rally will include doctors, health care providers, congressmen and other elected officials, and citizens who have ex...

09/03/09 - 6:33am
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