2 sought in drug-related shooting

A man told Aiken police his drug dealer shot him in the arm after he refused to pay for his drugs. Police are seeking two suspects in the case.

Car strikes elementary school bus

Police are working an accident where a vehicle ran a red light and struck a school bus carrying elementary school children on a field trip. Police said a gray sedan struck the bus at the ...

2 arrested in morning holdup

Two men have been charged after an unsuccessful armed robbery of a North Augusta gas station this morning.

Georgia races close, poll shows

ATLANTA -- The races for Georgia governor and U.S. Senate effectively tied, according to a new poll.

Steroid probe yields arrests

An Augusta man who told police he sold steroids to Richmond County deputies was booked in the Richmond County jail Wednesday. His brother was booked in Columbia County today after threatening the ...

SC Speaker Harrell quits, pleads guilty

COLUMBIA - Suspended South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has pleaded guilty to six campaign fiance violations and agreed to resign from office.

Braves name Hart baseball president

The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations.

Australian golfer leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

Todd Sinnott of Australia shot 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Tianlang Guan of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal ...

Augusta jobless rate declines

The jobless rate for metro Augusta fell from 8 percent to 7.3 percent in September.

Frost advisory for parts of Georgia

ATLANTA - Forecasters have issued a frost advisory for part of north Georgia.

Burned dogs show up at Ga. vet hospital

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - Several dogs with burn marks on their backs have shown up in a Georgia county, and no one seems to know how or why they're being injured.

Morning wreck slows traffic

Expect delays at Peach Orchard Road near Bobby Jones Expressway after a wreck involving an 18-wheeler.

Bubble wrap suffocated SC woman

BEAUFORT, S.C. - Prosecutors say a Hilton Head Island man suffocated his girlfriend with bubble wrap in August before stealing her Jeep and driving to Florida.

Burned body found in Athens car

ATHENS, Ga. -- A body was found in a burned-out car late Wednesday afternoon at a quarry in eastern Athens-Clarke County.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Kimberly-Clark to cut around 1,300 jobs nationwide

In their third quarter results, Kimberly-Clark Corporation said Wednesday it plans to cut between 1,100 and 1,300 jobs nationwide as part of its restructuring plans.

RCSO: 'no new details' in death of teen

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday they have no update in the death of 18-year-old Nicholas Charles Dunn, who was found in the woods Tuesday afternoon behind Cross Creek High School.

Upscale addiction treatment facility opens

The facility off Bennock Mill Road is a cutting-edge residential addiction treatment facility, combining evidence-based treatment and wellness approaches like diet and personalized exercise ...

Newbegin beaten, drowned according to coroner's office

The Richmond County Coroner's Office confirmed Wednesday evening that Emily Anne Newbegin died as a result of multiple blunt force trauma and drowning.

Democrats target turnout for Sunday voting

Registered voters in Augusta-Richmond County can cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Advance Voting Center at Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.

North Augusta man accused of sex offense back in custody after fleeing

On Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian K. Epps ruled Russell Benjamin will be incarcerated until the criminal case against him is disposed of, and that Benjamin must forfeit his ...
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