Bomb squad called out to Augusta grocery about backpack

A Saturday bomb squad investigation at the Kroger on 15th street determined that a suspicious backpack left near propane tanks contained nothing dangerous.

According to a news release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, both the bomb squad and fire department were called when someone noticed the bookbag.

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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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