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Heavy rains soaking region

Rains continued to fall across the region this afternoon. Citizens reported some minor flooding problems during the heaviest period of rainfall his morning. Some creeks and streams were near topping their banks due to so much rainfall in the last 24 hours, causing some flood problems, authorities ...

11/14/08 - 10:39am

Castleberry's Food Co. shuts down today

Production at Castleberry's Food Co. ends today.

11/14/08 - 9:51am

Fire damages two apartment units

Firefighters were battling an apartment fire on Spruce Street in Augusta tonight. The fire broke out at the Scott Allen Homes Housing Authority complex about 8:40 p.m., according to Richmond County dispatchers. About four engine companies responded to the blaze, which destroyed two apartments. No ...

11/14/08 - 12:21am

DOT commissioner keeps job

ATLANTA -- Embattled Transportation Commissioner Gena Evans appeared likely to hold on to her job as the State Transportation Board took no action today following a lengthy closed-door session.

11/13/08 - 6:10pm

Aiken man called a suspect in Tuesday's Waffle House robbery

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has linked an Aiken man to an armed robbery Tuesday at the Waffle House, 105 Frontage Road, police said today.

05/29/10 - 1:04am

Cops searching for man they say attempted to kidnap ex-girlfriend

Richmond County investigators are searching for a man they say attempted to kidnap his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint this morning. Travis Lee "Trapp" Brown, 21, of Cook Road, is wanted on kidnapping and carjacking charges after he allegedly confronted the woman at her work on Professional Parkway. Mr....

11/13/08 - 5:29pm

Ga. elections official certifies results

ATLANTA - Secretary of State Karen Handel certified Georgia's election results Thursday, making official a Dec. 2 runoff for U.S. Senate, Public Service Commission and Georgia Court of Appeals seats.

11/13/08 - 4:54pm

Police link Aiken man to robbery at Waffle House

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office says it has linked an Aiken man to an armed robbery Tuesday at Waffle House, 105 Frontage Road.

05/29/10 - 1:04am

Thomson High School student injured in single-vehicle crash

A Thomson High School student was injured and taken to an Augusta hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Neal's Mill Road near Dearing on Thursday morning.

11/13/08 - 1:12pm

Lavonia man indicted for holding family captive

LAVONIA, Ga. - A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding his wife and children captive in a filthy, roach-infested trailer.

11/13/08 - 1:02pm

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ARC to honor 1956 championship team

Because the championship year of 1956 has never lost its glory in Richmond Academy football lore, the team will be honored Thursday at the third annual ARC Hall of Fame banquet, where 10 alumni ...
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