Man robbed of shoes at gunpoint

An Augusta man was robbed of his shoes at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon in the 1700 block of Wrightsboro Road, according to a report filed with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Department.

William Daniel told deputies he was walking along Wrightsboro Road about 3 p.m. when a gray Honda Accord with two men inside pulled up beside him.

The driver asked Daniel if he had any money. When Daniel said no, the driver pulled out a gun, pointed it at him and demanded his Fila tennis shoes. Daniel complied, and the suspects drove away.

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House passes bill providing limited repair to New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam that allows fish migration

The U.S. House of Representatives appeared to dash the hopes of local landowners hoping to save and repair the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam by passing a bill that provides for only limited repair that allows fish migration.

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