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Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Weekend light snow possible

Augustans could see snow this weekend, the National Weather Service predicted.

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Fatal crash victim was Fort Gordon soldier, officials say

A 32-year-old man who died Monday in a motorcycle accident was a soldier stationed at Fort Gordon, post officials announced Wednesday.

Record number use Augusta Regional Airport

Airport officials say more passengers than ever used the facility in 2015, a sign that local travelers are continuing to respond positively to expanded airline service and more competitive fares.

Woman says she was robbed at her business

The victim told police she returned to her store, Best African Hair Braiding at 3024 Tobacco Road, around midnight to get some items.

Man shot on Windsor Spring Road

The victim, who has not been identified, was found in front of One-Hour Optical with gunshot wounds to his face, leg and back.

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Nightclubs in ex-fire marshal's alleged extortion attempt named

The two nightclubs former Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard allegedly extorted were Level 9 Bar and Grill on Damascus Road and Rendezvous at the Three on Gordon Highway, according to a motion to ...

Police investigating shooting outside North Augusta gas station

Two men were in an altercation outside Greg's Gas Plus when one pulled out a gun and shot the other in the leg about noon Tuesday.

Divers find SC volleyball coach

SANTEE, S.C. - Divers have recovered the body of a woman missing following a crash on the Interstate 95 bridge over Lake Marion.

Georgia woman freezes to death

EATONTON, Ga. - Authorities say a 74-year-old woman froze to death after she tried to help her wheelchair-bound husband outside their Eatonton home.

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday

ATLANTA — The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin LutherKing Jr. federal holiday today at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Teenager wins Latin America Amateur

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic - Paul Chaplet closed with a 2-under 70 on Sunday to win the Latin America Amateur, sending the 16-year-old from Costa Rica to the Masters just over six years after ...

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Atlanta police look for suspect after Powerball buying teen killed

Police are looking for a suspect after a teenager was shot to death in northwest Atlanta after purchasing Powerball tickets for his mother.

UPDATE: Morning shooting victim identified

The body of a man found dead Saturday morning in a Patrick Avenue front yard has been identified as Terry Hufton, 27, of Augusta.

Winds damage abandoned Blackville building

The front wall of an abandoned building on Lartigue Street in Blackville has collapsed into the road following strong winds. Some of the bricks crushed a car that was parked in front of the ...

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Congressmen to tour MOX facility at nuclear site

U.S. Reps. Joe Wilson, Rick Allen and two other House members will visit Sa­van­nah River Site on Tues­day to tour the construction of its controversial mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility.

Two announce bids for office in Richmond County

Richmond County sheriff's Lt. Ramone Lamkin and Augusta State Court Solicitor General Kellie Kenner McIntyre held back-to-back events at the Municipal Building to say why they should be chosen for ...

Rabid skunk attacks pet near Stapleton

Jefferson County's district health department confirmed this week a case of rabies in a wild skunk that attacked a domesticated pet off of Highway 296 in the Stapleton area.

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

15-year-old killed in Aiken County hit-and-run

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run accident in Aiken County that killed a 15-year-old boy Thursday.

Richmond County marshal appointed to Georgia POST Council

Smith, who has served as marshal since 2001, was picked by Gov. Nathan Deal to serve on the 20-member council.

Augusta University joins hoverboard ban

Augusta University announced Thursday it will be banning hoverboards and other similar devices from its campuses.
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