An elderly woman died Sunday morning when her family’s home went up in flames on Windsor Spring Road. Fire officials say 76 year old Delores Ann Strickland was unable to get out of the house in time, despite her husband’s efforts to save her. Firefighters found Strickland’s body in a bedroom. Her husband had […]
A man was killed early Sunday morning when he rode his bike into the path of an oncoming car in south Augusta. Richmond County authorities say 47 year old John Keffer of Augusta was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in the 3900 block of Peach Orchard Road around 1:00 a.m. Police […]
Richmond County School Board members are considering a new policy that would keep students from attending school if they refuse to be tested in the event of a possible tuberculosis scare. Several hundred students were tested in the last couple of years after a few high school students showed symptoms of the disease. A […]
Aiken County workers are getting a raise, and it’s coming without a millage increase. Council members voted Tuesday to give county workers a 10 % raise. Emergency workers will be bumped up one pay grade. The salary increases were included in the county’s new budget, which goes into effect July 1.
Augusta’s minor league hockey team may be ready to pack up and leave town. Augusta Riverhawks owner Bob Kerzner says he’s talking with Macon city officials about a possible move to middle Georgia. The Riverhawks didn’t field a team last season after nothing was done to repair the cooling system at James Brown Arena. […]
There’s been a lot of smoke in the Augusta area since yesterday and many want to know where it’s coming from. Authorities say it’s coming from a mulch fire at an inert landfill fire on Gordon Highway in Richmond County. Columbia County EMA Director Pam Tucker says the fire is expected to continue until […]
The Aiken County Sheriff’s office is hiring Detention Center Officers. They will be doing on-the-spot interviews Wednesday, June 18, at the Job Connection office at 1015 Pine Log Road in Aiken. Stop by from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. if you’re interested in applying.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office needs your help to identify a man and woman who took more than $1,000 worth of electronic equipment from the Target store in Evans. Authorities say they left the store in a white sedan. Both suspects are white. The female has long, dark hair and was wearing a dark […]