Basketball bettor robs man who beat him

A 24-year-old Augusta man told deputies he was robbed at gunpoint Friday night by a man he had beaten several times while playing one-on-one basketball for money.

Richt, Miami beat Ga. Tech

ATLANTA -- Former University of Georgia Coach Mark Richt continued his success in games against Georgia Tech at Grant Field.

Aiken County drug probe yields 2 arrests

WARRENVILLE -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday that a two-month drug investigation has led to arrests.

Human skull a Georgia mystery

ROME, Ga. - A Georgia man and an estate sale manager clearing out his grandfather's house in Rome came upon an unusual discovery - a human skull.

Hundreds at Parkinson walk

Hundreds turned out Saturday morning to take part in the CSRA Parkinson Support Group's annual fund-raising walk.

Blue Devils pour it on in second half

Williston-Elko had just taken a 24-20 lead when a snap went over the head of Wagener-Salley's punter. The snap sailed out of bounds and resulted in two points for the Blue Devils. After that, ...

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Gibson leads North Augusta to victory

Derius Gibson did an excellent job running the ball as he scored three touchdowns for North Augusta in a win over Lower Richland.

Gamecocks roll to fifth consecutive win

Screven County will roll into its bye week with plenty of momentum after extending its winning streak to five Friday night. Armani Bunbury accounted for four touchdowns and No. 10 Screven County ...

Signal Corps Band no longer based at Fort Gordon

Fort officials said the 434th Army Band, which moved to its present location at then Camp Gordon in 1955, was the longest continually serving unit at Fort Gordon.

New Augusta Public Transit buses unveiled

Painted with splashes of green, brown and a large city logo, the new buses use hydraulics to lower their front end, allowing easier rider access.

Class action lawsuit to proceed against Sentinel Offender Services

Friday's ruling by Judge Daniel J. Craig means that anyone sentenced for a misdemeanor offense in Columbia County Superior Court may be a party to the lawsuit that seeks to recover from Sentinel ...

Man charged with exploiting the elderly

Police were first called to the 92-year-old woman's Murphy Street home on Aug. 16 after her daughter realized she had written more than 25 checks to Ronald Clayton Newman, 58, who worked as a ...

Police investigating gas station robbery

According to a Richmond County sheriff's incident report, a man in a mask went into Circle K, 2822 Peach Orchard Road, about 2:15 a.m. and demanded cash.

Augusta man robbed of car, money

An Augusta man told police an armed robber took his money and car, which also contained 10 pairs of sneakers.

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

Sheriff, mayor Davis hold solidarity walk

About 125 people took part in the walk, including more than 30 deputies, nearly a dozen children and numerous veterans.

Fort Gordon gets new command sergeant major

In a traditional ceremony full of symbolism Thursday morning, CSM Marcus Campbellofficially passed the garrison colors over to CSM Charlie Bryant Jr. to symbolize the change of command.

Graves Mountain plans mineral dig

Graves Mountain, a former mine known for its rare minerals, will be open to the public Oct. 7-9 for the semiannual Rock, Swap & Dig event, in which visitors can chisel away at rock outcrops in ...

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Augusta document storage a growing problem

Augusta has a document problem - currently about 9,600 boxes of them.

AU pay changes ease, add to employee burden

The changes at AU are coming about through new rules in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act that must be enacted by Dec. 1.

Augusta homicide suspect's statement admissible as evidence

At the conclusion of a hearing Wednesday in Richmond County Superior Court, Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. ruled the videotaped statement was legally obtained, freely given and is admissible as ...
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Hundreds at Parkinson walk
Hundreds turned out Saturday morning to take part in the CSRA Parkinson Support Group's annual fund-raising walk.