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Mary Liz Nolan

21 hours ago

EMMA’S LAW TO FIGHT DUIs GOES INTO EFFECT IN SOUTH CAROLINA

  EMMA’S LAW TO FIGHT DUIs GOES INTO EFFECT IN SOUTH CAROLINA A law requiring more people convicted of drunken driving in South Carolina to use a locking device that won’t let their car start if they have been drinking goes into effect today. Anyone convicted of driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol level […]

Mary Liz Nolan

23 hours ago

MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON IN BATH

MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON IN BATH Aiken County authorities have made an arrest in connection with a suspicious fire on Wall Street in Bath last month. 68 year old Sampie Alvin Noakes Sr. of Bath has been charged with third degree arson in connection to the fire that destroyed his girlfriend’s home. The State Law […]

Mary Liz Nolan

23 hours ago

ARREST MADE IN FATAL MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

ARREST MADE IN FATAL MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT Richmond County authorities have arrested the man driving a motorcycle that crashed in the parking lot behind Hooters in May, leaving his passenger dead. 52 year old Michael Paul Acord has been charged with homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence and reckless driving in connection with the death […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 days ago

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM CAMPUSES GO SMOKE FREE OCTOBER 1

  UNIVERSITY SYSTEM CAMPUSES GO SMOKE FREE OCTOBER 1 A smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect Wednesday. The University System of Georgia smoking and tobacco ban goes into effect October 1 and applies to all 31 member institutions. Georgia Regents University in Augusta went smoke-free last […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 days ago

AUGUSTA COMMISSION SEATS FULL

AUGUSTA COMMISSION SEATS FULL All the seats are full again on the Augusta Commission after members appointed an interim Commissioner Monday to replace Donnie Smith. Hap Harris will serve as District 7 Commissioner until a special election is held in March. Harris says he hasn’t decided whether he will run in next spring’s special election […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 days ago

SUNDAY VOTING ADDED IN RICHMOND COUNTY

SUNDAY VOTING ADDED IN RICHMOND COUNTY Richmond County is joining a handful of counties that are adding a Sunday voting day for the fall elections. Monday, the Richmond County Board of Elections set October 26 as the day voters could cast their ballots at the Augusta Municipal Building. Monday is the last day to register […]

Mary Liz Nolan

2 days ago

STREETS CLOSED FOLLOWING DOWNTOWN FIRE

Several downtown streets are closed today due to an early morning fire in the 900 block of Broad Street. Augusta Fire Department spokesman Dee Griffin says Perry and Company Hair Salon was heavily damaged by the fire that broke out about 5:15 a.m. Adjoining buildings were also damaged by water and smoke. Officials closed several […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 days ago

KROGER MARKETPLACE SCHEDULED FOR GROVETOWN

KROGER MARKETPLACE SCHEDULED FOR GROVETOWN More development is coming to the fast-growing Grovetown area in Columbia County.  Developers are seeking zoning changes to make way for a 114,000 square foot Kroger Marketplace just off 1-20 at the intersection of William Few Parkway and Lewiston Road. It would be Kroger’s first Marketplace in the Augusta area, […]

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