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New GRU president talks of building relationships

The office walls were bare and there were few books on the shelf Mon­day for new Georgia Regents Uni­ver­sity President Brooks Keel as he paused during his first day. "It's a blank slate," he said, in more ways than one.

07/20/15 - 11:24pm

Civil rights activist, former Paine College chairman Silas Norman Jr. dies at 74

Silas Norman Jr., a former Paine College Board of Trustees chairman whose work as a civil rights activist in the 1960s led to the desegregation of Augusta's city buses, died Friday from cancer. He was 74.

07/21/15 - 12:47am

Augusta VA wait times increase after early improvements under new director

Despite hiring more staff and revamping the patient call center at the Charlie Nor­wood Veterans Affairs Medical Center, average wait times have steadily increased during Maria Andrews' first 150 days as the hospital's new director.

07/21/15 - 12:47am

Augusta teen, 18, arrested on charges of molesting 12-year-old

An Augusta teen is accused of child molestation after deputies say he had sexual contact with a 12-year-old.

07/21/15 - 2:10pm

Savannah River Site leader moving to U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos, N.M. cleanup office

A top U.S. Department of Energy leader at Savannah River Site has been reassigned to a new position fffat the Los Alamos Field Office in New Mexico.

07/20/15 - 11:45pm

Woman accused of leaving children unattended to go to bar

A Florida mother was arrested early Monday after leaving three children unattended at Waffle House while she went drinking at Wild Wing Cafe, police said.

07/21/15 - 12:47am

Pedestrian shot on Cooney Circle

A Trenton, S.C., man was shot in the buttocks Sunday while walking on Cooney Circle after midnight.

07/19/15 - 6:22pm

Aiken County deputies still searching for woman with Alzheimer's

Aiken County authorities still seek a 70-year-old woman with Alzheimer's who they say walked away from her home Monday.

07/17/15 - 10:27pm

Man indicted on porn, molestation charges; doctor indicted on drug charge in Columbia County

A Columbia County grand jury recently indicted Derek Bryce Merchant on charges of computer or electronic pornography, obscene contact with a child and criminal attempt to commit aggravated child molestation.

07/18/15 - 7:48pm

2 narcotics investigators resign from Richmond County Sheriff's Office amid internal investigation

The city of Augusta and the sheriff's office are named in two pending civil rights lawsuits in federal court that name the officers who resigned among the defendants.

07/17/15 - 7:48pm
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