Bond granted in rape case

A 19-year-old special education high school student charged with rape was granted a $20,000 bond today.

James B. Thomas Jr., who has no prior record, is accused of raping a woman on Nov. 27 at a mutual acquaintance’s home.

Senior Judge Bernard J. Mulherin Sr. set bond for Mr. Thomas, who must live with his grandmother and abide by an unspecified curfew while awaiting possible indictment and trial in Richmond County Superior Court.



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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