Coroner called to fatal crash in McDuffie County

At least one person has died following a traffic accident late Wednesday in McDuffie County.

$1 million settlement reached in North Augusta police shooting

A $1 million settlement has been reached with the North Augusta police and officials in Edgefield County in the case of a 68-year-old black man shot to death by a police officer after a slow-speed ...

Special Olympics give students chance to win

About 900 Special Olympic athletes from 12 Georgia and South Carolina counties participated. The event began with lighting the Special Olympic torch and welcomes from Fort Gordon’s top leaders.

State trooper suspended for 'sex talk'

A state trooper who admitted he engaged in "phone sex" with a Georgia State Patrol dispatcher has been suspended for three days without pay.

Former prison guard sentenced

A former prison guard accused of trying to smuggle tobacco in for inmates will spend the next six months in a state detention center.

April events, excluding Masters, expected to bring $1.7 million in visitor spending

With the exception of the Masters Tournament, April events are expected to generate about $1.7 million for Augusta in direct visitor spending.

Clark withdraws from Masters

Tim Clark of South Africa will miss the Masters Tournament next week as he recovers from an elbow injury.

11 Atlanta educators guilty of cheating

ATLANTA - Eleven Atlanta Public Schools educators convicted of racketeering in test cheating scandal.

Masters azaleas should peak

Visitors to the Garden City this Masters will be happy to see beautiful vibrant colors on the now-blooming azaleas.

Bond denied for ailing slaying suspect

Bond was denied Wednes­day for an 86-year-old homicide suspect diagnosed with dementia and congestive heart failure.

Booker to transfer from Oklahoma

Augusta's Frank Booker, a Westside graduate, is transferring from the Oklahoma men's basketball program.

Palmer won't play Par-3 Contest

Arnold Palmer will not play in the Par-3 Contest at next week's Masters Tournament.

Ga. couple arrested in 1992 Kansas slaying

DODGE CITY, Kan. - Authorities say a couple charged with a 1992 death in Kansas have waived extradition from Georgia and are expected back in the state in the next few weeks.

SC woman gives up 19 puppies

LORIS, S.C. - Horry County Police say a woman who had 35 dogs on her property has surrendered 19 of them to authorities.

SC crash kills North Augusta man, 5 others

Authorities have said a Sunday wreck in Spartanburg County killed six, including a North Augusta man.

Body of woman, 81, found in Wilkes ditch

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is asking the public's help for information after the body of an elderly woman was found Tuesday in a Wilkes County ditch

Public hearing on pipeline planned

After sending Georgians to "open houses" that fell short of the legal requirement of a hearing, the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled a true public hearing regarding the proposed ...

Forfeiture bill passes with jury amendment

ATLANTA - A bill that standardizes procedures for the seizure of private assets by police passed the Senate easily Tuesday along with an amendment keeping felony offenders off juries.

Savannah may get training center

ATLANTA - The conference-committee version of the $22 billion budget passed Tuesday night includes $17.7 million to build a training center for workers of a large factory planned for Pooler ...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Official considering expanding stormwater penalties

Columbia County proposed stormater policy would allow officials to file tax liens and suspend business licenses or building permits against delinquent property owners.
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$1 million settlement reached in North Augusta police shooting

A $1 million settlement has been reached with the North Augusta police and officials in Edgefield County in the case of a 68-year-old black man shot to death by a police officer after a slow-speed ...
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