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Pre-K registration is scheduled for Tuesday

 

Richmond County schools will hold pre-kindergarten registration from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Parents can register children at all elementary schools except C.T. Walker Magnet School and at Westside High School. Butler, Josey and Laney high schools will accept registration for 3- and 4-year-olds only. Parents also can register children at the Henry Brigham, May Park and W.T. Johnson centers. For more information, go to www.rcboe.org or call (706) 826-1134.

Store worker says man stole bank deposit

An armed man took a bank deposit bag from an employee outside a Dollar General store Sunday morning.

The employee said the man approached him as he was leaving the store at 2489 Tobacco Road about 7:30 a.m. and showed what appeared to be a handgun, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report.

The thief took the bag from the employee and fled in a four-door, hunter-green Volkswagen Jetta.

Man denied service damages glass door

A man became irate and damaged a door at an Augusta fast-food restaurant after he was told he could not order from the drive-through while on foot.

The incident occurred at about 1 a.m. Sunday at the Burger King at 1815 Walton Way, a Richmond County sheriff's report says.

After being told he could not order from the drive-through, the man kicked a glass door and fled, leaving a spider crack.

-- From Staff Reports