Augusta University Public Safety Officer No Longer Employed There Officials have confirmed that an Augusta University public safety officer found to have used force more than his peers over a three-year period is no longer working at the school. Officer Wesley Martin’s employment ended Monday, according to school officials. They won’t comment if Martin resigned […]
Making Coke at Home? Keurig Introduces “Kold” Machine Making a glass of Coke at home will soon be possible, if you don’t mind paying more than $300 for a machine that sits on your kitchen countertop. Plus an extra dollar or so per drink. Keurig says it will start selling a machine today that makes […]
The investigation involves Retrophin, a public company where Shkreli served as an officer, director, and 10-percent owner.
B&E Auto Suspect Sought By Deputies Aiken County authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding Joseph Matthew Annadale. He is wanted in connection with several Breaking and Entering vehicle incidents in Aiken County. The sheriff’s office has four outstanding Breaking and Entering auto warrants and three Grand Larceny warrants for his arrest. […]
Aiken Teens Charged After Wreck in Stolen Vehicle The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says they have warrants for the arrests of 17 year old Marqual Simpkins, 17 year old Kartel Smith, both of Aiken, and 18 year old Roderick Glover of Warrenville, in connection with a wreck early Thursday morning during a police pursuit on […]
Escaped Tarantula Grounds Plane Near Baltimore A tarantula that escaped in the cargo hold of a passenger flight from Maryland’s BWI airport to Atlanta grounded the plane before it could take off and sent passengers onto another flight. A Delta Air Lines spokesman said baggage handlers noticed a baboon tarantula had gotten out of its […]
Georgia Regents Medical Center Invests in Outpatient Surgery Center Officials with Georgia Regents Medical Center have purchased a 30-percent ownership in the Surgery Center of Columbia County. The 21,000 square foot outpatient day surgery facility on North Belair Road opened in 2007 as a joint venture between University Health Resources and more than a dozen […]
Unemployment Rate Drops Again in Augusta Area Metro Augusta’s unemployment rate went down again last month. The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday the jobless rate in the Augusta area in August was 6.5%, down from 7% in July. The unemployment rate was at 8% at this time a year ago. Officials say Augusta has […]