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Blown tire by truck causes collisions

According to Columbia County sheriff's Staff Sgt. Ray Childress, a tractor trailer blew a tire and lost control while traveling East down I-20 around 2:20 p.m.

07/15/16 - 7:16pm

Aquinas receiver Justin Gibbs to transfer to Grovetown

Justin Gibbs, one of the area's top receivers, is transferring from Aquinas to Grovetown. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound Gibbs had 646 receiving yards and seven touchdowns as a junior as the Irish reached the GHSA Class A private state championship game.

07/15/16 - 7:23pm

Pence is Trump VP pick

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his decision on Twitter Friday morning, capping a frenzied 24 hours of speculation about his choice.

07/15/16 - 7:19pm

Williston man dead in shooting

A 35 year old Williston man was pronounced dead Thursday night at the scene of a shooting incident at 519 Morgan St in Aiken

07/15/16 - 7:23pm

Georgia executes man for beating friend to death in 1982

JACKSON, Ga. — Georgia on Friday executed its sixth inmate this year, the most in any calendar year in the state since the death penalty was reinstated four decades ago.

07/15/16 - 7:29pm

Bus tour expected to highlight needs in south Augusta

Mayor Hardie Davis' office wants Augusta commissioners to tour south Augusta, although several say they're already familiar with the area.

07/15/16 - 1:49am

Reception to honor area artists showing at Augusta Municipal Building

City of Augusta employees and the public are invited to a Friday reception honoring area artists and their art on display at Augusta Municipal Building.

07/14/16 - 8:16pm

Truck slams into revelers in Nice, at least 80 dead

NICE, France — A truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers who'd gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what some officials and eyewitnesses described as a deliberate attack. 

07/14/16 - 10:59pm

Trump postpones VP announcement, citing France attacks

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump abruptly postponed plans to announce his vice presidential pick Thursday night following a day of rampant speculation, citing the "horrible attack" in Nice, France, that left scores dead.

07/14/16 - 7:30pm

2 vehicles found in Augusta Canal

The draining of the Augusta Canal this week for maintenance turned up a surprise Thursday. Two cars - both Hondas - were found in the canal near Sibley Mill.

07/15/16 - 7:18am
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