Woman sentenced in store theft

A woman accused of stealing $850 worth of merchandise from Macy’s with the help of her 16-year-old daughter received a sentence of six years probation on Wednesday.

Maxine Leverett was indicted May 24 on charges of theft by shoplifting and contributing to the delinquency of a minor for the incident at the Augusta Mall.

An indictment says she enlisted her daughter’s help to steal six shirts, three pairs of pants, seven pairs of jeans, five dresses and four tank tops.




Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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