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Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Boy's hit-and-run death in 2010 still unsolved

There is no memorial or reminder of the tragedy that occurred at the corner of James Drive and Travis Road six years ago when 9-year-old Donovan Brown was killed by a hit-and-run driver, but the ...

Georgia Tech rolls to 35-24 win over Georgia Southern

Justin Thomas was the difference in the matchup of spread-option offenses, running for two touchdowns and passing for another, and Georgia Tech beat Georgia Southern 35-24 on Saturday to end a ...

Georgia humbled in homecoming loss

In the first game between the hedges since a last gasp defeat to a top 15 Volunteers team two weeks earlier, the Bulldogs went tumbling down again to 14-point underdog Vanderbilt 17-16 in Sanford ...

No. 3 Clemson survives NC State, 24-17

The Wolfpack (4-2, 1-1) were a 33-yard field goal away at the end of regulation from quashing Clemson's perfect start. Instead, Kyle Bambard pushed the kick right and sent most of the 82,104 at ...

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

AU surpasses fundraising goal

Augusta University announced Friday it surpassed its $1 million fundraising goal for the second consecutive year.

Woman sought in August threat

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding Brandi Ann Reece, 1300 block of Maddox Road.

Prison sentence for child molestation

An Augusta man whose father served time in prison for child molestation was sentenced to prison Friday for aggravated child molestation.

Authorities believe Langley couple's death homicide/suicide

While conducting a wellness check around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aiken County deputies entered a home at 38 Jackson St. and discovered two bodies.

Marines run to remember fallen in 10-day tribute

By the end of the run, which will continue 24 hours a day rain or shine, the runners will represent more than 1,500 Marines or Navy personnel who died in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Police arrest homeless man over 911 prank calls

Miller Abrams, 30, was booked into the Columbia County jail Wednesday on a charge of unlawful conduct during a 911 call after deputies found him with the cellphone used in the pranks.

Annual Miracle Mile Walk set for today

The 16th annual University Health Care Foundation's Miracle Mile Walk will be held Saturday at Augusta Common.

Public asked to identify suspects

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying these suspects.

Squirrel shooter locks down Macon school

MACON, Ga. - Patrol cars converged on a Macon school after people heard gunshots, but it turns out the gunfire had come from a local resident who was shooting at a squirrel.

Woman abducted, raped, ransomed with Falcons tickets

DECATUR, Ga. - Authorities say a former Clark Atlanta University student was raped and ransomed for Atlanta Falcons tickets. DeKalb County warrants detail the case which allegedly started with a ...

Juvenile charged in car jump death

ROME, Ga. - A police spokesman says a juvenile has been charged in the death of another Georgia teen after a game called "jump the car" turned deadly.

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run arrested

Authorities say the Martinez man charged in the fatal hit-and-run of a jogger had already begun repairing damage to his vehicle before he was arrested early Friday in North Augusta.

Accident snarls Washington Road traffic

A traffic accident involving several vehicles is snarling Washington Road morning commuters.  

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Five charged in 2014 Augusta slaying

Five people have been charged in what is believed to be a 2014 gang-related slaying, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

Sheriff's office widow sues after year waiting for pension

Linda Goodman said she's struggled since her husband, Bill Goodman, died last October.

Project Jackson construction proposed to start in March

Construction of a stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets in Project Jackson is proposed to start March 1 and be finished by April 1, 2018, according to the latest Master Development Agreement.
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Augusta VA supervisor sentenced to prison
In what the judge called a "tragic case," a former Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center supervisor was sentenced Thursday to 27 months in federal prison for making false statements in medical files.