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2 days ago

Thomson Teenager Drowns in McDuffie County Chalk Mine Pond

Thomson Teenager Drowns in McDuffie County Chalk Mine Pond A Thomson teenager drowned Thursday while swimming in a chalk mine pond with friends. The body of 19 year old Marquavious Cummings was recovered a few hours after rescue crews were called to the Dearing pond. Cummings played football for Thomson High School from 2010-2013 and […]

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2 days ago

Georgia Offers Tax-Free Shopping This Weekend for School Supplies

Georgia Offers Tax-Free Shopping This Weekend for School Supplies Georgia is waiving state sales taxes for two days this weekend so students, parents and teachers can shop for school supplies. The tax-free shopping period got underway at 12:01 a.m. today and runs through midnight Saturday. Tax-exempt items include clothing worth less than $100 per item, […]

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3 days ago

Grovetown Teen In Custody Assaults Two Deputies

Grovetown Teen In Custody Assaults Two Deputies A Grovetown teenager already in custody on allegations of child molestation is in more hot water after assaulting two deputies this week. Captain Steve Morris of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says 19 year old Matthew Timmerman has been held without bond since October on charges that include […]

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4 days ago

City of Augusta Announces SPLOST 7 Public Information Open House Sessions

City of Augusta Announces SPLOST 7 Public Information Open House Sessions The city of Augusta will host two SPLOST 7 Public Information House Sessions to give residents an opportunity to learn about the proposal being considered for inclusion in the upcoming SPLOST 7 referendum. Augusta, Blythe and Hephzibah residents are invited to attend to learn […]

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5 days ago

One Dead at Home in Hephzibah

One Dead at Home in Hephzibah Richmond County authorities were at a home off Willis Foreman Road in Hephzibah all night before confirming one person was dead. Deputies were called to the home in the 1200 block of Berthoud Pass to what was called a “suspicious situation.” Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has confirmed one […]

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6 days ago

AMBULANCE CAUSES ACCIDENT LEAVING TWO INJURED

AMBULANCE CAUSES ACCIDENT LEAVING TWO INJURED A local ambulance driver faces charges after authorities say he caused a multi-vehicle accident on Gordon Highway over the weekend. Witnesses said the ambulance was speeding with no lights or siren on and went through 2 red lights, crossed over the median and hit four vehicles. Several injuries were […]

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1 week ago

Man Sought For Family Dollar Robbery

  Man Sought For Family Dollar Robbery The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in Wednesday’s armed robbery at the Family Dollar store at 1991 Broad Street. Investigators say 21 year old Quanzi Lamonte Holmes allegedly robbed the store at gunpoint around 6 p.m. and fled on foot. Holmes is believed to be […]

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1 week ago

Riverwatch Wrong-Way Driver Sentenced to Life in Prison

  Riverwatch Wrong-Way Driver Sentenced to Life in Prison The woman who drove nearly three miles the wrong way on Riverwatch Parkway in 2012 and caused a horrific crash that led to one death and other serious injuries, was sentenced today to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Monique Sullivan was found guilty […]

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