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Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

No prosecution in steroid case

District Attorney Ashley Wright said today there was not enough evidence to prosecute any Richmond County sheriff's deputies for illegal steriod use.

Thomson remains atop latest Power Poll

Thomson received nine first-place votes and continues to lead the Power Poll of area high school football teams.

Thomson-Burke County is Game of the Week

Undefeated Thomson visits Burke County in the Game of the Week.

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Jordan Spieth wins Tour Championship

ATLANTA - At age 22, Jordan Spieth became the first $22 million man in golf Sunday.

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

3 charged after stolen car crashed

Three Aiken County teens have been charged after a police pursuit ended in a crash Thursday morning.

Boehner leaving Congress

WASHINGTON  — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans that he would step down at the end of October.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Man dies in store bathroom after traffic stop

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a man's death Thursday in an Augusta convenience store restroom that occurred soon after an interaction with a Georgia State Patrol trooper.

Bands announced for Kid Rock concert

Officials have announced the three bands that will join Kid Rock on stage for the MASH (Music for Action Service Hope) concert in October.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Second giant shipment to travel area roads

A 371,000-pound pump house will leave Midway at 8 p.m. Thursday to begin a tactical route through Jenkins, Burke and Richmond counties. according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Woman had been drinking before leaving child in car

Latoya Louise Bell had been drinking prior to leaving an 8-month-old child alone for hours in a hot vehicle, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Veteran's wife sues over medical care

The wife of a military veteran who went into kidney failure less than two weeks after being prescribed a medication at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has filed a lawsuit ...

Mayor's column copied others' work

Mayor Hardie Davis said "contributors" who helped him write a recent Sunday column caused him to claim others' work as his own.

Gunpowder residue on bills triggered SRS lockdown

A U.S. Engery Department spokeman said investigators determined that before a Coca-Cola delivery truck arrived at SRS on Aug. 17, it made a stop at a gun manufacturer in Jackson to refill and cash ...

Nunez to start at QB for Gamecocks

Another week, another new starting quarterback at South Carolina. Getting the call: freshman Lorenzo Nunez.

Augusta foreclosures higher in August

Foreclosure activity for the Augusta metro area was higher in August, according to real estate data firm RealtyTrac.

I-20 motorists warned of large load

A 383,000 pound turbine rotor will be moving through the Augusta area Wednesday on Interstate 20 on its way to Savannah.

Woman shot in mouth outside store

SMYRNA, Ga. - Police were searching for a suspect who shot a woman in the mouth during a robbery outside a shopping center in Cobb County, just outside Atlanta.

Shark attacks Ga. boy in Florida

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. -- Josh Bitner Jr. was playing Sunday in the waist-deep surf off Fernandina Beach when he yelled to his parents to show them a big seashell, and "something grabbed my leg ...

Savannah man saves dog from alligator attack

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- It started out as a typical morning for Savannah resident David Quarterman and his three Labrador retrievers, but quickly turned into something out of a Hollywood horror film.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Man dies after crash into canal; driver charged

A 22-year-old Beech Island man died after a traffic accident early Sunday in which a pickup ended up in the Augusta Canal. The driver has been charged, police say.
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