ALLEGATIONS OF STEROID ABUSE AT RICHMOND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Information has surfaced that a man who was arrested recently for possession of steroids has told officials he has sold to officers there in the past. Here’s a statement from Lt. Allan Rollins of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office: “The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has reviewed […]
WOMAN’S BODY FOUND IN MOBILE HOME Richmond County deputies found the body of a woman at Rocky Creek Mobile Home Park off Milledgeville Road last night. Deputies were responding to a burglary call when they found the body of 33 year old Emily Anne Newbegin of Martinez. The cause of her death was not […]
AZZIZ IS FINALIST FOR LAS VEGAS JOB Georgia Regents University President Dr. Ricardo Azziz is reportedly on the short list of candidates for the president’s position at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Sources say Azziz is one of three finalists for the job. It was a little more than six months ago we learned […]
DEADLY WEEKEND SHOOTING IN GRANITEVILLE There was a deadly shooting in Graniteville over the weekend. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday after a fight broke out at the Round Two Bar and Grill on Breezy Hill Road in Graniteville. Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton says 20 year old Stacy Johnson of Wagener died at the […]
EBOLA RESPONSE TEAM CREATED FOR GEORGIA Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is expected to sign an executive order today creating an ebola response team for the state. Names of those on the state ebola response team will be released in today’s executive order. They are expected to meet later this week.
TWO KILLED IN NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING IN BURKE COUNTY Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting at a nightclub in Burke County over the weekend. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday at what used to be the Dynasty Night Club on Lawson road in Waynesboro. Witnesses said a fight started on the dance floor. Shots were […]
GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO DROP Drivers are paying the lowest prices they’ve paid at the pump in the past two years. AAA Auto Club South says U.S. oil production has soared to its highest level since 1985, bringing gas prices down. Prices dropped below $2.80 a gallon at some stations in the Augusta area over […]
GEORGIA TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS AWARDED Georgia transportation officials have announced the awarding of highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation on I-20 and I-16. Officials say nearly $9 million will be spent to repair the concrete driving surface on more than 42 miles of I-20 in Warren, McDuffie, Greene, and Taliaferro counties. Those repairs are expected […]