Wrens man shot during robbery

A 46-year-old Wrens man was shot during a robbery while walking on Amsterdam Drive early Saturday, and Richmond County police are searching for two suspects.

Friday, April 24, 2015

McIlroy surprises juniors at Sage Valley

GRANITEVILLE - One by one, the young hotshots tried their hand at outdriving the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world. But Rory McIlroy withstood the challenges.

Former 'America's Got Talent' local found

A North Augusta teenager was reported missing Friday afternoon and was later found after a post from the girl's mother was shared over 3,300 times on social media.

Cops link string of holdups

Three suspects are in custody, while one man remains at large, following multiple armed robberies this week in Richmond County.

RCSO searching for armed robbery suspect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating an armed robbery suspect.

Child molestation case in limbo

Psychologist Kenneth McPherson, 58, was named in two indictments that accuse him of child molestation in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2011. McPherson has pleaded not guilty.

Severe weather may hit today

Expected morning rainfall could turn severe this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Grady Hospital unit settles overbilling case

ATLANTA -- Grady Health System has agreed to pay $2.95 million to settle charges that it improperly billed Medicaid for treatment to neonatal intensive care patients, the Georgia attorney general ...

Georgia Bank & Trust owner reports $4.2 million quarterly profit

Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Fi­nancial Corp. reported first-quarter net income of $4.2 million, or 63 cents per share for the first quarter in 2014.

Reward offered in 2 slayings

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering rewards in two unsolved Aiken County homicides this year.

Vigil honors Ga. Southern victims

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Joining more than 1,000 fellow mourners, Georgia Southern students gathered for a candlelight vigil Thursday night, to remember their five young classmates taken in a tragic wreck.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Audit finds records lag for foster-children social workers

ATLANTA - Georgia social workers charged with overseeing the safety of foster children are getting increasingly behind in their paperwork, making it difficult for managers and the public to ensure ...

Michaux: Former Laney star might have future in NFL

Of all the post-graduate career options Clemson point guard Rod Hall Jr. was considering applying his basketball skills or degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, one possibility never ...

Woman pleads to stealing from employer

A woman admitted to stealing from her employer and was sentenced on Thursday.

Lost family found in SC park

GADSDEN, S.C. - A family of five has been rescued after getting lost in the Congaree National Park southeast of Columbia.

Prosecutor seeks to close SC strip club

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The prosecutor in Greenville wants to close a strip club where sheriff's deputies have been called nearly 300 times in the past three years.

UGA tuition outpaces HOPE aid

ATHENS, Ga. -- The combined annual cost of tuition and fees at the University of Georgia has more than tripled in the past 15 years.

Prison-based drug ring busted

Eighteen months after the initial investigation began, nearly 50 people from across Georgia have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges and a meth ring has been dismantled.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Augusta man faces new charges involving firearms

According to the indictment returned Tuesday by the Richmond County grand jury, Johnny Dinh, 23, is accused of endangering the safety of others Feb. 1 when he fired a shotgun in the air at a home ...

Woman, 94, dies from March traffic injury

An elderly woman who crashed her car into a home last month died earlier this week, Coroner Mark Bowen confirmed Wednesday.
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