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Monday, July 18, 2016

Riverfront police substation nears approval

Plans to build a police substation inside Port Royal at Riverwalk Augusta will go before the Augusta Commission for final approval Tuesday.

Georgia, Augusta ready for Zika

The virus has not made it to Georgia, but officials in the state are getting ready, said Fred Koehle, the special projects manager for Richmond County Mosquito Control. A "unique" case in Utah is ...

Teen charged with entering vehicles

Columbia County sheriff's deputies responded early Thursday to four residences on Keesaw Glen, in a neighborhood off High Meadows Drive, after residents discovered someone had rummaged through ...

Man arrested after exposing himself

According to an incident report, a deputy found the man lying on a mattress on the ground in an open field near a burned residence. His boxer briefs were pulled down.

Roadwork lane closures on I-20

Interstate motorists should expect delays for the next four to six weeks from repair work planned in Columbia and McDuffie counties.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Stenson wins British Open

TROON, Scotland - Henrik Stenson kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, because there was no other way to beat Phil Mickelson in a British Open duel that ranked among the best ...

3 Baton Rouge cops slain

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge today.

Area GOP delegates embrace Trump

Area delegates attending this week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland back presumptive nominee Donald Trump and expect little to disrupt the process.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Woman reports thefts worth $4,350

An Augusta woman told deputies someone got inside her Damascus Road apartment Friday and took electronic items and jewelry valued at $4,350.

Series of vehicle break-ins reported

A series of vehicle break-ins and thefts -- some in which a hole was found drilled below the door lock -- were reported Friday night in west Augusta.

Lincolnton man, 41, fatally shot

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Lincoln County Sheriff's Office are investigating the Friday night slaying of a Lincolnton man.

Tractor mishap injures Barnwell councilman

BARNWELL, S.C. -- A Barnwell city councilman was seriously injured this month in a tractor accident.

White Atlanta cop charged in black motorist slaying

ATLANTA - Court records show a white former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot a black motorist has been arrested.

Storm brings flooding, outages

Heavy storms sweeping the Augusta area this afternoon flooded streets, knocked out power and cut off traffic signals.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Historic Augusta proposes 'Woodlawn' district

The district would cover an area bounded by Hick­man Road, Walton Way, Druid Park Avenue and Wrights­boro Road.

Turkish officials say coup plotters being arrested

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish officials said Saturday morning the government had appeared to have repelled an attempted military coup following a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire ...

Blown tire by truck causes collisions

According to Columbia County sheriff's Staff Sgt. Ray Childress, a tractor trailer blew a tire and lost control while traveling East down I-20 around 2:20 p.m.

Aquinas star receiver transferring

Justin Gibbs, one of the area's top receivers, is transferring from Aquinas to Grovetown. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound Gibbs had 646 receiving yards and seven touchdowns as a junior as the Irish ...

Pence Trump VP pick

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his ...

Williston man dead in shooting

A 35 year old Williston man was pronounced dead Thursday night at the scene of a shooting incident at 519 Morgan St in Aiken
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