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Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Freezing rain falling in parts of SC as storm moves through

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A winter storm left a blanket of snow and a glazing of ice in much of northern South Carolina, but the state appeared to be missing the worst of the weather.

Forecasters expects additional snow in northeast Georgia

ATLANTA - Forecasters say northeast Georgia will continue to experience large amounts of snowfall and ice.

Canadian school shooting leaves four dead

TORONTO — A gunman opened fire at a high school and a second location in an aboriginal community in northern Saskatchewan on Friday, leaving four dead and at least two injured, officials said.

SAT canceled for Evans, North Augusta high schools

Administration of the SAT scheduled Saturday at both North Augusta High School and Evans High School has been canceled. 

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Augusta University brings back the 'A'

On Thursday, Augusta University unveiled its newest branding scheme with a series of "Swag Stops" on its Health Sciences and Summerville campuses.

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.
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