Two arrested on drug, weapons charges

Robert Karl Powick, 40, and Elise Lauren Staples, 32, have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the ...

Aiken man wanted on DUI charges

Dustin Tre Munoz, 21, is accused of operating his motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Last member of theft crew sentenced

James J. Woodard pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity fraud.

West Lake employee arrested on drug charges

An employee of a Martinez golf and country club was arrested and accused of drug possession at work.

Cooler temperatures are right on schedule

Cooler days are here just in time for the official first day of autumn on Tuesday.

Local country group opens for Montgomery Gentry

Montgomery Gentry concert goers will have the chance to hear a song from a local band that should hit the radio waves in early 2015.

Elementary pupils back in school after gas smell investigation

Warren Road Elementary School was evacuated for an hour after complaints of a gas smell.

'Do not swim' order lifted for Savannah River

Officials have lifted the "do not swim" order for the Savannah River, but questions still linger on the unknown substance's origin.

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Nationals clinch NL East title on Braves' turf

ATLANTA - The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years.

Warrenton officer placed on leave following profanity-laced post

A Warrenton police officer is on administrative leave after he made a profanity-laced post on his personal Facebook page.

South Augusta to get Wal-Mart grocery

A Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market is under development at the corner of Tobacco and Windsor Spring roads.

Utility to be out of touch during phone switch

Jefferson Energy Cooperative will convert to a new phone system on Thursday between 5 p.m. and midnight, disabling regularly listed numbers.

Administrator hire gets OK

Augusta commissioners voted 7-2 Tuesday to proceed with hiring administrator candidate Janice Allen Jackson effective Jan. 1

Man sought in break-ins

Cameron Rogers, 39, of Plantation Road, is wanted on seven counts of entering an automobile and three counts of burglary in the second degree, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

More than 14 million survived cancer

There are now more than 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and new treatments mean many more could be joining them.

Suspect in fatal home invasion pleads guilty

Kelvin Johnson, 29, will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance for parole after pleading guilty to killing 69-year-old Martha Greene in 2009.

Three Richmond County schools make Reward School list

Three Richmond County elementary schools made the cut for the Georgia 2014 list of Reward Schools.

'Do not swim' order remains in effect for river

A "do not swim" order for the Savannah River will remain in effect while officials await lab results of an oily substance found Sunday.

Civil War Symposium returns in November

Area residents will have a chance to relive the intricacies of life during national conflict when the fourth annual Civil War Symposium returns this November.

Paine president resigns

George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after years of fiscal instability.
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