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Pizza delivery man robbed

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A 53-year-old Pizza Hut driver was robbed Sunday night while making a delivery at 119 Bradleyville Road in North Augusta. The victim said no one appeared at the door to take the pizza so he began to leave when an armed man came from behind and demanded cash, according to a North Au...

07/20/09 - 9:45am

Smoke prompts evacuation of Aiken building

AIKEN -- Authorities responded this morning to reports of smoke at USC Aiken’s Wellness Center, briefly having to evacuate the building. Aiken Department of Public Safety Capt. Wendell Hall said the first reports of smoke occurred around 7 a.m. He said it appears part of a sauna in the wellnes...

01/07/10 - 2:30pm

Arrest made in Aiken holdup

A man who had been sought in last week’s armed robbery of an Aiken bait and tackle shop was arrested over the weekend. Trayko Marshall, 18, of Aiken, was arrested Friday on a charge of armed robbery, burglary and kidnapping, according to jail records. A 15-year-old had already been charged We...

07/20/09 - 9:43am

Signal battalion changes commands

Leadership of two Signal Battalions will change on Friday and July 30. According to a news release today, the 442nd Signal Battalion will change hands at 8 a.m. Friday on Barton Field. Lt.Col. Kristin Ellis will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Edward Buck Jr. At 8 a.m. July 30, Lt. Col. James Donn...

07/20/09 - 8:08am

Where were you July 20, 1969?

Where were you when astronauts landed on the moon 40 years ago today? Share your comments with other readers. If you were not around back then, we would still like to hear your comments on the Apollo program and renewed efforts to return to the moon -- and beyond!...

07/20/09 - 9:16am

Vick freed today

HAMPTON, Va. — Suspended NFL star Michael Vick's federal dogfighting sentence ended today, freeing him to lobby for a return to the field. Vick's attorney, Lawrence Woodward, told The Associated Press outside Vick's suburban Virginia home that the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback...

07/20/09 - 8:28am

Gwinnett to limit double dipping

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Gwinnett County is set to put limits on a practice often called "double dipping.' Such a practice allows employees to retire and receive a pension plus returning to work to earn a paycheck. According to county human resources records, in 2008, those employees earned $...

07/20/09 - 6:39am

Forty years later, moon mission not such a big deal, educators say

While it still inspires, today's generation not as interested in moon mission importance

01/19/10 - 9:47pm

James Brown Arena filled with SRS job seekers

The floor of the James Brown Arena was filled today with potential job seekers at a U.S. Department of Energy job fair.

01/19/10 - 12:21am

Autopsy scheduled for teen

An autopsy will be performed today on a teenage boy who drowned Saturday while swimming in Thurmond Lake at Wildwood Park near Appling, Columbia County Chief Deputy Coroner Bonnie Holloway said.

07/20/09 - 5:29am
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