Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

State high court asks questions in Sentinel case

Georgia Supreme Court justices peppered both sides with questions during oral arguments in the legal battle over private probation.

Movie Memphis Belle takes to Augusta skies

Augusta-area residents will have the chance to experience the flying museum. Public flights will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and ground tours will take place afterward.

Group demands hearing on commissioner appointment

City leaders appeared to warm to a request Monday by the West Augusta Alliance to hold one or more public hearings before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie ...

Superintendent holds first listening session

Richmond County schools Superintendent Angela Pringle held the first in a series of community listening events at the Academy of Richmond County on Monday, answering questions fielded by a small ...

Wrightsboro Road reopens after gas leak

Wrightsboro Road from Flowing Wells to Belair roads was briefly closed Monday after a reported gas leak. All roads have been reopened.

Augusta man's murder trial begins

Ricky Grover Smith, 48, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to charges of murder, aggravated assault and weapon violations.

MCG students spend summer in research

Seventy percent of first-year medical student Noah Koon's class spent their time in the summer research program, the first time more than half of a medical school class has done that, Medical ...

TV ads spark controversy in House race

Cries by each party to remove deceitful campaign commercials started last week, when Rick Allen's staff claimed Rep. John Barrow and his insider friends in Washington got "caught red-handed" ...

Kirby: Fall is finally here

Fall comes in like Carl Sandburg's fog - on little cat feet. Rarely if barely noticeable.

South Carolina, feds dispute tank closure deadlines

The U.S. Energy Department says the state did not provide sufficient reasoning for denying a request to extend the closure deadline for two nuclear waste storage tanks.

Homeless man gets 7 years for beating

Walter Lee Hopper, 45, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to aggravated assault.

Man stabs friend with large knife

Bain Marlon Broom allegedly stabbed 51-year-old Calvin Merriweather in the back with a large knife. Police found Broom lying facedown outside.

North Augusta-Strom Thurmond is Game of the Week

North Augusta and Strom Thurmond, two of the area's best programs, to play again Friday at Strom Thurmond.

Gas leak closes Wrightsboro

Wrightsboro Road from Flowing Wells to Belair roads is closed after a reported gas leak.

Negotiations start with new Augusta administrator

Salary talks under way, early start possible for new Augusta administrator

Braves fire general manager Wren

One day after they were officially eliminated from post-season play, the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren.

Slaying suspect court date delayed again

A Florida court date for slaying suspect Daniel Nelson Robinson has been delayed another week.

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Richmond County police seek credit card thief

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect who they say used a stolen credit card at local Wal-Mart stores last month.

Suspects fire shots in attempted robbery, police say

Richmond County sheriff's deputies say two Augusta men were shot at after an attempted armed robbery Saturday.

Brush fire closes Talatha Church Road for a time in Aiken

Fire investigators are expected to head Monday to the site of a fire on Talatha Church Road to search for a cause.

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