Cookin' With Kids event this Saturday

The Exchange Club of Richmond County and Child Enrichment Inc., have announced the 26th annual Cookin' for Kids Wild Game, Fish and BBQ Cookoff will be held Saturday at Daniel Field airport.

Atlanta cop killed in ambush

FAIRBURN, Ga. - A Fulton County police officer has been shot and killed in what authorities describe as an ambush.

Man dies in Gwinnett police confrontation

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say a man was killed after a confrontation with police detectives outside Atlanta.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Mayor declines to break commission tie

Augusta commissioners won't have to justify out-of-state travel after Mayor Hardie Davis declined to break a tie and indicate his stance on the issue.

North Augusta robotics team preps for regionals

After winning the FIRST robotics state competition in Gaffney, S.C. in January, the North Augusta High School Robotics Club is advancing to the super-regional being held in San Antonio, Texas.

Environmentalists, backers speak at Vogtle hearing

Water conservationists fear Plant Vogtle's proposal to release millions of gallons of water back into the Savannah River threatens a resource they say is stressed by other pollutants.

Stormwater utility credits examined

Columbia County officials continued to advance their campaign to update the county's Stormwater Utility service by revamping how customers qualify for credits.

Banks buy land near Evans shopping center

One of the largest planned community developments in the metro area has attracted the attention of Security Federal Bank and Georgia Bank & Trust.

Walker talks about future after prison

After eight years in federal prison, a near-fatal car wreck and months of keeping a low profile, Charles Walker is back in the public eye and telling his story.

Homicide rate declining in Richmond County

After one January homicide, Augusta matched that total in February, marking Richmond County's lowest first-two month total in six years.

Man tries to convince judge to reduce sentence after 49th arrest

In Richmond County Superior Court, Teddie Scarborough pleaded guilty again, this time to entering an automobile with the intent to commit a crime.

Tag offices closed on Saturdays in March

All three of the Richmond County Tax Commissioner tag offices will be closed every Saturday in March for employee training, according to a press release.

Paine looks to continue winning ways in SIAC Tournament

Paine begins play in the Southern Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference Tourna­ment on Wednesday enjoying a different schedule than in years past.

Man gets 5 years probation for having gun to shoot deer

An Augusta man who killed a deer at night from a public road - while on probation for a felony offense - pleaded guilty.

Woman reports valuable dog taken

A Hephzibah woman called police after she discovered someone had stolen her show dog, a brindle-colored American Bully, from its kennel.

Small fire put out in bank bathroom

Firefighters and police are investigating after someone set a fire in an Augusta bank over the weekend.

Suspect arrested in fire set at Augusta bank

Firefighters and police are investigating after someone set a fire in an Augusta bank over the weekend.

Documents show state concerns about execution drug

ATLANTA - Georgia prison officials were indecisive about whether to proceed with a cloudy lethal injection drug.

Hearing set on proposed pipeline

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Local residents interested in a proposed petroleum pipeline that will run through 210 miles of Georgia can attend a meeting Wednesday to learn more.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Woman's execution postponed over issues with drug

JACKSON, Ga. – The scheduled execution of the only woman on Georgia’s death row Monday was postponed over concerns about the potency of the lethal injectio
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