Atlanta airport cracks down on guns

ATLANTA - Starting next month, anyone who accidently brings a gun to the security checkpoint at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport will not be protected by a state law and could ...

Update: Shooting victim named

A man found dead in a car wrecked this morning on Old McDuffie Road has been identified.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Many choices will be on ballots

In Richmond County, voters have as many as six nonpartisan choices to make, plus up to four contested Democratic primary contests or six Republican races, depending on the choice of ballot and a ...

SC man charged in teen sex case

Daniel Dewy Boswell, 22, of Townville, was arrested Sunday evening on charges of enticing a child for indecent purposes, obscene telephone contact with a child, electronically furnishing obscene ...

Road work along I-20 in McDuffie expected to slow motorists

Georgia Department of Transportations maintenance crews will be clipping the shoulders along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 from from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Thursday.

Gym credit card thief sought

Columbia County police are seeking a man who used credit cards stolen from a vehicle at a Bobby Jones Expressway gym.

Supreme Court rejects Ga. death sentence

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has thrown out a death sentence handed to a black man in Georgia because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing a ...

Man set to enter plea in slaying of wife kills himself

A Grovetown man set to enter a plea to murder charges in the stabbing of his wife killed himself Monday morning. Philip S. West was to enter an Alford plea Monday in Columbia County Superior ...

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Suspect sought in attack at Martinez spa

A suspect is sought after two employees of a Martinez spa were attacked Sunday afternoon.

Richmond County May 2016 Sample Ballot

This is a countywide sample ballot, not all races will appear on your individual ballot.

Georgia teen killed at grad party

JACKSON, Ga. - Authorities say a teenage was killed and three other teenagers were injured during a drive-by shooting at a graduation party in central Georgia .

Voters face long ballot

As he seeks election Tuesday to a second term, Augusta Commission member Bill Fennoy readily plugs the new stormwater utility fee as a virtual panacea for many of District 1's ills. At $6.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Candidates for District 24 tout different backgrounds, similar views

The candidates for the Georgia Senate District 24, the Augusta area's most contested, say they each bring something unique to the table.

Gator discovered in YMCA pool

BEAUFORT, S.C. - Beaufort firefighters removed a 3-foot-long alligator from a YMCA swimming pool.

Top fund-raisers named

The Augusta Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Georgia Chapter has announced its man and woman of the year during a grand finale event at the Legends Club.

SC prostitution bust arrests 54

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. --  Simpsonville police say 54 people have been arrested in a prostitution bust dubbed "Operation Good Time."

Friday, May 20, 2016

Stone takes on challenger in Senate District 23 race

State Sen. Jesse Stone says how the state funds education would be among the first issues he'd tackle in Atlanta, while challenger Stephen Hammond said his focus would be on religious freedom.

Augusta man denied bond in toddler's homicide

During the bond hearing for Jamie S. Brown, 36, the prosecutor said the toddler who died of blunt force trauma was covered in scars and wounds in various stages of healing, including a cigarette ...

Shooting near White House

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said.

Police trying to identify school safe thief

According to an Aiken County sheriff's news release, a man broke into Horse Creek Academy on Toolebeck Road just before midnight May 6 and stole a safe from an interior locked room.
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