Coroner called to Woodard Avenue

The Richmond County coroner was called to the 4100 block of Woodard Avenue this morning after the report of a stabbing.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Man accused of killing Florida priest attempts suicide again

Steven James Murray, the man accused of killing a Florida priest, attempted to hang himself Saturday at the Clayton County Jail, officials confirmed.

Shepeard will test blood for Zika

Blood coming in to Shepeard Community Blood Center will soon be tested for Zika due to a new guidance issued by the Food and Drug Administration on Friday.

3 concealed woman's death, police say

Three people have been charged with concealing the death of an elderly Grovetown woman.

$75 million park plan going to committee

Augusta's public services com­mit­tee has a big - and pricey - decision Tuesday on whether to commit as much as $75 million to enhancing recreation and parks.

Richmond Academy-Aiken is Game of the Week

Richmond Academy will visit Aiken for the first time since 1975 when the two face off Friday night at Hagood Stadium in The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.

Hospital releases boy, 2, shot in legs

A 2-year-old shot at his North Augusta home Friday has been released from the hospital, police confirmed Monday.

Ga. woman killed looking at snake

MARYVILLE, Tenn. - Officials say a Georgia woman has been fatally struck by a vehicle after getting out of her car to look at a snake in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee.

SC job seekers crash Volvo Web site

CHARLESTON, S.C. - It seems a lot of people want to help Volvo build cars at its first auto manufacturing plant in North America.

Rebel flag remover steps forward

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- The person who removed 70 Confederate flags from the graves of Civil War veterans about two weeks ago at Brunswick's historic Oak Grove Cemetery has stepped forward, and it's not ...

Children's hospital touts donations

The local Children's Hospital of Georgia is celebrating more than $1.2 million in donations and pledges.

Pizza chain eyes North Augusta site

NORTH AUGUSTA - A Your Pie pizza restaurant could be coming to downtown North Augusta as the first tenant in the revitalized Ming Yat building on Georgia Avenue.

Camera shows man punching bank window

Surveillance footage caught a man punching out a bank window downtown Thursday evening.

Deputy's son charged in slaying

The son of a Georgia sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with murder after shooting and killing a man in Thomson.

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016

Ex-Jag Reed wins The Barclays, earns spot on Ryder Cup team

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Patrick Reed had a crystal trophy, a clear shot at the richest payoff in golf and a spot on the Ryder Cup team. All he could offer Rickie Fowler was best wishes to join him at ...

Kyle Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kyle Larson raced to his first Sprint Cup victory Sunday, taking the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and holding off Chase Elliott at Michigan International Speedway ...

New York wins Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Ryan Harlost led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series title, striking out eight and limiting South Korea to five hits in six innings in a 2-1 victory Sunday.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

Thomson man fatally shot Saturday

Roosevelt Wendell Demmons, 32, was shot at CC's Car Wash/CDL Dollar Down Auto Sales on East Hill Street, Special Agent Pat Morgan of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

Man fatally shot late Friday

Lawaun Jermaine Flournoy, 38, had been shot multiple times when authorities found him in the 1000 block of Dugas after responding to a call about 11:30 p.m.

Last-second field goal lifts Irish over Wildcats

Crimmins Hankinson's 44-yard field goal as time expired capped a crazy finish and lifted Aquinas to its first victory, 19-18, over Laney on Friday night at Laney Stadium in a cross-town renewal ...
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