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.

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Jordan Spieth wins Tour Championship

ATLANTA - At age 22, Jordan Spieth became the first $22 million man in golf Sunday.

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

3 charged after stolen car crashed

Three Aiken County teens have been charged after a police pursuit ended in a crash Thursday morning.

Boehner leaving Congress

WASHINGTON  — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans that he would step down at the end of October.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Man dies in store bathroom after traffic stop

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a man's death Thursday in an Augusta convenience store restroom that occurred soon after an interaction with a Georgia State Patrol trooper.

Bands announced for Kid Rock concert

Officials have announced the three bands that will join Kid Rock on stage for the MASH (Music for Action Service Hope) concert in October.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Second giant shipment to travel area roads

A 371,000-pound pump house will leave Midway at 8 p.m. Thursday to begin a tactical route through Jenkins, Burke and Richmond counties. according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Woman had been drinking before leaving child in car

Latoya Louise Bell had been drinking prior to leaving an 8-month-old child alone for hours in a hot vehicle, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Veteran's wife sues over medical care

The wife of a military veteran who went into kidney failure less than two weeks after being prescribed a medication at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has filed a lawsuit ...

Mayor's column copied others' work

Mayor Hardie Davis said "contributors" who helped him write a recent Sunday column caused him to claim others' work as his own.
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