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Monday, April 20, 2015

Migos members arrested after Georgia Southern concert

STATESBORO, Ga. - All three members of the hip-hop group Migos face drug and weapon charges following their arrests after they left the stage at a weekend performance at Georgia Southern University,

Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

Petroleum pipelines have a peculiar past in Georgia. Their history was built on support of national defense in World War II and altered in the 1990s by angry and influential plantation owners.

Pipeline meeting crowd expected

The Georgia DOT is expecting more than 100 people, and anti-pipeline groups are expecting even more at the first public hearing about the Palmetto Pipeline.

Savannah schools may curb homework

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- When it meets next month, the Savannah-Chatham school board will consider a proposed policy that would limit the amount of homework students are assigned each day.

3 women bound, robbed

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking two men who entered an Augusta home, bound three women and left with cash and personal items.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Parole board rescinds plan to free rapist in letter to DA

Charles Ivey Jr., 54, was slated for parole after serving 20 years of a 30-year prison term imposed in December 1996 for aggravated assault, burglary, rape and aggravated sodomy in connection with ...

Schools prepare for new cybersecurity curriculum

As five schools in Rich­mond and Columbia counties begin implementing a new "cybersecurity" career pathway this summer, teachers and students are busy preparing for the new curriculum.

How do you get the governor to sign your bill? (Be polite)

ATLANTA - When the General Assembly adjourned after having passed hundreds of bills, that's not the end of the process for people wanting to see their proposals become law.

Police seek armed robbery suspect

Byron Danta Harris, 22, is facing charges of armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, theft by receiving and hit and run.

Cops seek name of hit-and-run victim

Authorities are seeking help identifying a man killed last night after being struck by two hit and run drivers.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Family Dollar store robbed late Thursday

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are searching for two men suspected of robbing the Family Dollar on Central Avenue in Augusta late Thursday.

Pedestrian in critical condition

A pedestrian is in critical condition at Doctors Hospital after being struck during a hit-and-run accident in Augusta.

Learning center burglarized

A filing cabinet key and surveillance video camera were stolen during an apparent burglary last week at the Sylvan Learning Center on Furys Ferry Road in Augusta.

Lady A tour bus catches fire

GARLAND, Texas - A tour bus for superstar country group Lady Antebellum has caught fire along an interstate near Dallas, though no one was injured.

Church worker guilty of child molesting

Christopher A. Lane, 24, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to the charge that carries a five-year mandatory minimum prison term.

Augusta couple charged with insurance fraud

An Augusta couple is facing charges after setting their home on fire to collect insurance money.

Fake court e-mail infecting computers

A fraudulent e-mail requesting state court appearances is resulting in computer viruses for Richmond County residents.

Paine faculty seek to make Sullivan permanent president

Paine College faculty passed a resolution on Wednesday urging the Board of Trustees to make Interim President Samuel Sullivan the college's permanent leader.

RCSO investigators ask for public's help locating fraud suspects

Police are seeking information on a couple who committed financial card transaction fraud at Target.

Families get temporary cards to possess medical marijuana

More than a dozen families of children with severe seizure disorders can now legally possess cannabis oil in Georgia after Gov. Nathan Deal signed medical marijuana legislation Thursday.
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