Woman reports identify theft

An Augusta woman attempting to open a cell phone account Tuesday found someone else already had opened two different wireless accounts in her name with outstanding balances totaling $7,212, according to an incident report.

The woman, 20-year-old Amaris Meyers, also discovered her credit had been checked in 2011 but she hadn’t applied for credit, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report said.



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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