Teen faces trial in club death

A Richmond County Superior Court jury will be asked to determine if a young Augusta man is responsible for a shooting death at the Club Platinum.

The shooting of 24-year-old Nicholas M. Carpenter on July 1, 2007, was cited as one of the reasons city commissioners revoked the North Leg Road teen club’s business license earlier this year.

Denzel L. Ward was 16 when charged with murder in the death of Mr. Carpenter. He has pleaded not guilty.

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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