South Carolina-LSU game moved to Baton Rouge

South Carolina's football game against Louisiana State has been moved to Baton Rouge, officials announced Wednesday. The kickoff time has not been set.

Weather forcing more football schedule changes

A few area schools have made adjustments to their football schedules.

Jessye Norman to miss Sunday concert; street naming postponed

Opera singer Jessye Norman is unable to be in Augusta this weekend. A street naming event Friday has been postponed, but a Sunday Jessye Norman School of the Arts fundraising concert will go on ...

Richmond County deputy arrested for battery

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said this morning that one of its officers was arrested in Columbia County last night.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Augusta mayor: No staff vehicle, no budget increase

Mayor Hardie Davis asks commissioners to give up their gas cards as he backs down from seeking a car for his chief of staff.

Aiken County schools reopen Wednesday

Schools reopen after being closed the past two days because of area flooding.

Bears move into Class AAAA rankings

With a 26-20 home win against previously undefeated Thomson, Burke County moved into the Class AAAA poll at No. 8.

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Aiken deputies seek bottled water donations

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is seeking bottled water donations for first responders in the Columbia area.

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Aiken, Edgefield schools closed today

Schools in Aiken and Edge­field counties will be closed Monday because of the heavy rain in South Carolina. Schools in Bamberg District 1 will also be closed Monday.

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Corps warns of rising water below dam

Weekend rains that canceled festivals and dampened football games could bring high water hazards to the Savannah River in the days ahead, officials said Saturday.

Plane crash kills 4 on way to Clemson game

WALHALLA, S.C. - Authorities say four people from Indiana on their way to the Clemson-Notre Dame football game died Friday.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Richmond County Sheriff's Office holds forum

Moderated by Sheriff Richard Roundtree, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office held an open forum Thursday evening on Golden Camp Road.

9 killed in Oregon college shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying in a shootout with police, authorities said. One ...

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner put to death

ATLANTA -- Georgia executes woman convicted in husband's death; 1st woman executed in state in 70 years.

Westobou Festival moves Ben Folds, Nellie McKay events

Westobou Festival officials announced Tuesday that two events are being moved to new venues. The five-day festival begins Wednesday.

UPDATE: State Supreme Court denies stay of execution

Both the federal and state Supreme Courts have denied the application for a stay of execution for the only woman on Georgia's death row. 

Jaguar athletic teams to use Augusta University effective immediately

After weeks of confusion, the Jaguar athletic teams will compete as Augusta University effective immediately.

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

No prosecution in steroid case

District Attorney Ashley Wright said today there was not enough evidence to prosecute any Richmond County sheriff's deputies for illegal steriod use.

Thomson remains atop latest Power Poll

Thomson received nine first-place votes and continues to lead the Power Poll of area high school football teams.

Thomson-Burke County is Game of the Week

Undefeated Thomson visits Burke County in the Game of the Week.
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