188-count indictment in Ga. elderly scam

SAVANNAH, Ga.  --  A woman who provided home health care for the elderly was charged Wednesday in a 188-count indictment  with exploiting a 91-year-old woman and financial credit ...

Braves trade Wood, 2 others

ATLANTA -- The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers have bolstered their pitching staff, acquiring Alex Wood, Jim Johnson and Luis Avilan from the Atlanta Braves and Mat Latos from the Miami ...

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Thomson teen drowns in pond

McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall said the body of 19 year-old Marquavious Cummings was discovered at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in about 15 feet of water in a chalk mine pond off Iron Hill Road.

Aiken Training Track losing stable

Darley America, owned by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed, announced Wednesday that it would move its string of horses training at the Aiken Training Track by the end of September.

Augusta banker named president of State Bank & Trust

Remer Brinson III, the former chief executive officer for Augusta-based First Bank of Georgia, has been named the president of State Bank & Trust, which now owns First Bank.

Foundation to honor slain SC senator

COLUMBIA - The family of Clementa C. Pinckney has established a foundation in honor of the late pastor and South Carolina state senator

Bodies found after mid-Georgia fire

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - The bodies of two men have been discovered inside a vacant Warner Robins home that was destroyed by a fire.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Schools use past experience to ready for next wave of testing

The Georgia Milestones replaced the End of Course and Criterion-Referenced Competency standardized tests the previous school year, taking the form of an "end-of-grade" test for grades 3-8 and an ...

Accident closes intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Brown Road

Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes while the Richmond County Sheriff's Office works a collision at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Brown Road.

Language guide offends college president

CONCORD, N.H. - The president of the University of New Hampshire says he's troubled and offended by many parts of a "bias-free language guide" developed by students and staff, particularly a ...

Street named for Ray Guy

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A street on the University of Southern Mississippi campus has been renamed in honor of Thomson's Ray Guy, a USM football legend and NFL Hall of Fame punter.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Brady's suspension upheld

NEW YORK - Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Lincoln County authorities investigating death

The body of a 33-year-old woman has been sent to the GBI crime lab in Atlanta after she was found dead Monday, Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs said.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Man crushed at SC steel plant

HUGER, S.C. - The Berkeley County coroner says an out-of-state contractor has died at the Nucor steel plant after he was crushed between two machines.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

88-year-old missing from Graniteville home

The Aiken County Sher­iff's Office is looking for an 88-year-old Graniteville man who went missing from his home Saturday afternoon.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Man accused of rape denied bond

Bond was denied Friday for an Augusta man accused of beating and raping an ex-girlfriend.

Sheriff's office body cam policy now in effect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has finalized its body camera policy, which lays out when officers are required to record interactions with the public.

Water main break sends BOE employees home

Board of Education spokesman Israel Butler said the water main break occurred in the basement.

Children left alone escape fire; mother charged

An Augusta woman has been charged after her home caught fire while her three young children were home alone.

Warren Road Bridge reopens to limited traffic

The Warren Road Bridge over Interstate 20 is now open for lightweight vehicle traffic, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
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Thomson teen drowns in pond

McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall said the body of 19 year-old Marquavious Cummings was discovered at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in about 15 feet of water in a chalk mine pond off Iron Hill Road.
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