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Three arrested in Aiken for vehicle break-ins

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:43pm

Three people have been arrested for breaking into vehicles, according to a news release by the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Read more

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UPDATE: Grovetown police locate missing teen

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:37am

The Grovetown Department of Public Safety announced they have found a missing teen.

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Rants and raves

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 8:56pm

This country was set up to prevent any one or two high population density areas from governing the entire country. Get over it. Read more


Richmond County agencies participate in national drill for active shooter situations

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 8:52pm

A pair of officers forced their way through a door at an Augusta high school Wednesday morning as part of a training that required them to stay alert. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

New motions filed in 2014 Columbia County murder case

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:31pm

A Florida man facing charges for a 2014 murder in Columbia County appeared in court Wednesday as defense attorneys presented more than 20 requests for the pending jury trial.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Teasley joins Columbia County school board contest

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 6:33pm

Retired educator Judy Teasley has become the third candidate seeking to represent District 3 on the Columbia County Board of Education. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

Local clergy react to Graham’s death

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 5:52pm

The Rev. Linda Birchall, pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church, vividly remembers watching her grandmother shell peas and do household chores while watching her black and white TV or listening to the radio. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Amanda King

Marshal’s Office launches new initiative to reduce litter, illegal dumping

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:31pm

A new initiative presented Wednesday by the Richmond County Marshal’s Office urges residents to take an active role to eliminate litter, dumping and graffiti in the area. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Nefeteria Brewster

Billy Graham in Augusta

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:23pm

Men indicted in unrelated Augusta homicides

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:15pm

Murder indictments were returned this week against two men accused of murder in unrelated homicides. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Husband of elderly exploitation suspect arrested

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:11pm

The husband of an Augusta woman arrested last week on charges connected to a suspected unlicensed personal home was arrested Wednesday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Butler athlete given 10-day suspension for attack

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:08pm

Jyheem Rollins, the Butler High School basketball player accused of attacking a volunteer with a belt in a Jefferson County High School locker room on Jan. 30, was suspended for 10 days from the school, according to a tribunal hearing summary from the Richmond County School System. Read more

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Augusta commissioners hear opinions about what to do with lock and dam

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:00pm

While they are often on opposite sides of what to do to the crumbling New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, an Augusta engineer and the Savannah Riverkeeper agree that the lock part should be saved and that Augusta needs to act to make sure it is. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta man indicted on 27 counts of burglary

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 1:57pm

A suspected serial burglar of Augusta businesses has been named in a 27-count indictment. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Billy Graham’s first ecumenical crusade was held in Augusta

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:47am

One morning in late April of 1976, while I was a reporter for The Augusta Herald, City Editor John Barnes came over and said, “In about 30 minutes, I want you to go over to the Georgia Railroad Bank (most recently Wells Fargo at Seventh and Broad streets) and interview Billy Graham for our final edition.” Read more

Columnist Photos Don Rhodes

Senior living facility planned for Evans

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:14am

The Columbia County Board of Commissioners approved rezoning of property that would allow the construction of a senior living facility behind Fatz Café in Evans. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Joe Hotchkiss

NRC proposes $145,000 fine for violations at Plant Vogtle

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 9:57am
News Business

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday said its staff is proposing a $145,000 civil penalty against Southern Nuclear Operating Co. for violations at Plant Vogtle. Read more

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Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 9:03am

MONTREAT, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99. Read more

Associated Press Photos Rachel Zoll

Burke County deputies make drug arrests

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:47pm

Two people were arrested on drug and weapon charges by Burke County deputies following an investigation in Waynesboro. Read more

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Rants and raves

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 9:41pm

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