UPDATE: Friday May 30, 2014 MURDER SUSPECT CAPTURED A man who was being sought for a murder this week at the intersection of Second Avenue and Bolt Drive is now behind bars. Richmond County authorities have arrested 27 year old Daniell Frank Simmons in connection with the shooting death of Curtis Lamont Carter. Authorities […]
Georgia Regents University and state officials have signed an agreement to study a product derived from marijuana that could be used to treat children who suffer from seizures. University officials say they’re going to study a GW Pharmaceuticals’ investigational product Epidolex, which uses cannabidiol, a marijuana extract that doesn’t get users high. The plan […]
A man is dead following an overnight shooting in the 2100 block of Second Avenue. Richmond County authorities say 22 year old Curtis Carter was shot twice in the chest just after midnight. Deputies found Carter face down on the street after getting a call that shots had been fired in the area. […]
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who is wanted on burglary and forgery charges. 72-year-old Robert Ryal is accused of breaking into a home on Whitney Place. He’s believed to be driving a 1999 blue Dodge Dakota pickup truck with a South Carolina tag. Ryal is white, 5’9 and 165 pounds. […]
A Grovetown woman is dead following a motorcycle accident Tuesday night in the parking lot of the Masters 7 Cinemas off Washington Road. 44-year-old Gina Allen was a passenger on a newly purchased motorcycle driven by Michael Acord of Martinez. Witnesses said Acord pulled into the parking lot at a high rate of speed. […]
No one has been arrested in connection with a shooting late Sunday night outside the James Brown Arena. Two females were shot as a private graduation party was ending at the arena around 11:00 p.m. Authorities say the shooting victims were not seriously injured. Investigators say they’re looking for two people in connection with […]
The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who used stolen credit card information to make several purchases at a convenience store in Aiken. The suspect made purchases at the Circle-K on East Pine Log Road April 4th. Surveillance photos have been released. The suspect is black, with […]
Today is the day FPL food re-opens on New Savannah Road in Augusta, following a fire two months ago that did heavy damage to the roof. Authorities believe electrical problems were to blame for the cause of the fire. No one was injured. About 500 people are employed at the local beef processing plant.