2 charged in burglary of downtown Augusta tobacco shop

Two men have been charged with the theft of cash registers from a downtown business Saturday.

According to Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Dan Carrier, Gary Parkman, 25, and Vertrell Parkman, 19, entered Eighth Street Tobacco about 6 a.m. and fled with two registers.

Both men were booked into the Richmond County jail later Saturday on charges of burglary.



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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