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TV show to recount Grovetown murder

2 hours 14 min ago

A television show is set to air Wednesday recounting the beating death of a local Grovetown woman by a mother and her son. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating accidental shooting in Augusta

2 hours 15 min ago

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accidental shooting at a residence in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

CBS fires Charlie Rose after misconduct claims

3 hours 27 min ago

NEW YORK — CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.

Read more Photos Associated Press

Man arrested in connection to burglaries at auto store in North Augusta

5 hours 2 min ago

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection to a burglary at an auto store in North Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Tow to Go program offered motorists over holiday weekend

5 hours 6 min ago

AAA and Budweiser are doing their part to keep the roads safe over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Read more Photos Staff Report

North Augusta budget gets final approval

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:32pm

North Augusta City Council gave final approval to its 2018 budget Monday night, voting 5-1 on consecutive measures to adopt the budget and raise the property and hospitality tax rates.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

KIRBY: Safety first on the holiday highways

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:16pm

“Safety First” is “Safety Always.”

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Rants and raves

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:16pm

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McDuffie County man killed in accident

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:59pm

A McDuffie County man died Monday following a single-vehicle accident off White Oak Road.

Read more Correspondent Photos Donna Branch Stillinger

Commission to vote on setting deadline for Regency arena negotiations

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:57pm

An Augusta Commission push to set a deadline for a deal on building an arena at Regency Mall has support although backers of the mall site are unfazed.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Park foundation raising funds to buy Pendleton

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:37pm

The foundation that has helped maintain Pendleton King Park for decades has announced it wants to become the park’s new owner.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Airman’s death at Fort Gordon under investigation

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:20pm

An investigation is ongoing into the recent death of an airman stationed at Fort Gordon.

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U.S. declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:17pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea’s “murderous regime” on America’s terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang’s support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader’s half brother in February.

Read more Associated Press Matthew Pennington ZEKE MILLER

Hephzibah man charged in death of motorcycle driver

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:32pm

A Hephzibah man has been arrested in connection with a fatal crash Nov. 10.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Della Reese, of TV’s “Touched by an Angel,” has died at 86

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:50pm

LOS ANGELES — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama “Touched by an Angel,” has died at age 86. Read more

Photos Associated Press

South Carolina doesn’t have drugs for December execution

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:33pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina can’t carry out its first execution in more than six years because the state doesn’t have the drugs needed for lethal injection, Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday.

Read more Associated Press Photos Meg Kinnard

Two men shot to death in Aiken’s Hahn Village identified

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33pm

Two men killed in a shooting Sunday have been identified as Logan Michael Novak, 28 and Harry A. Butler, 26, both of Aiken.

Read more Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office opens new downtown substation with hopes of increasing deputy presence in the area

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:13am

A new substation in Augusta’s downtown is officially open.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

James Brown Thanksgiving turkey tradition continues

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:47am

A tradition started by Augusta music legend James Brown in 1991 continued Monday with the distribution of about 300 turkeys to residents in need.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:58am

ATLANTA — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta.

Read more Associated Press Photos Jeff Martin




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