KEVIN HART TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY Superstar entertainer, actor and comedian, Kevin Hart, is coming to the James Brown Arena June 14 as part of his What Now? Tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 20, at noon. They will be available online at www.georgialinatix.com or by phone 877-428-4849.
NO STABBING AT AUGUSTA MALL There was a fight, not a stabbing at Augusta Mall late Wednesday afternoon. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says a 15 year old has been charged with reckless conduct after pulling out a knife during the altercation in the food court. Investigators say they have reviewed surveillance video and found […]
COMMUNITY CENTERS OFFER PLACES TO STAY WARM Ten community centers are open in Richmond County for those who need a place to stay warm while temperatures remain bitterly cold. The Carrie Mays Center, Bernie Ward, Blythe, Henry Brigham, May Park, McBean, Sand Hills, W.T. Johnson, Warren Road and Diamond Lakes Community Centers are designated warming […]
DEPUTIES TO DO SURVEY AT AUGUSTA MALL Several Richmond County deputies will spend their day at Augusta Mall Friday, asking shoppers to fill out customer satisfaction surveys. Authorities say the department often seeks feedback on officer’s performance at places like neighborhood meetings and other public venues. They want to know what the public thinks about […]
CRIME LAB MIX- UP LEADS TO WRONG BODY BURIED IN AUGUSTA The Burke county coroner’s office says a mix-up at the state crime lab led to a family burying the wrong body during a closed casket funeral in Augusta. The body of 51 year old Johnny Morgan Lowe III of Blythe was never returned to […]
DEEP SOUTH IN A DEEP FREEZE It’s freezing across Georgia and South Carolina. Temperatures this morning ranged from the low teens to the mid 20’s across the two-state area. The National Weather Service says it will likely be worse Friday morning. Forecasters issued wind chill advisories because of the lower temperatures and winds. Richmond County […]
SC TREASURER SAYS UNCLAIMED PROPERTY IS SEARCHABLE ONLINE South Carolinians have more than $462 million in unclaimed property, and State Treasurer Curtis Loftis wants everyone to know about it. The South Carolina General Assembly is proclaiming today “Unclaimed Property Day.” Loftis says nearly 27,000 accounts worth $16 million were paid to South Carolina individuals and […]
WOMAN ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLING FROM HUSBAND’S BUSINESS A Columbia County woman is behind bars, charged with embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from her estranged husband’s construction business. 35 year old Heather Boggus was working as the bookkeeper for JBC Construction LLC when more than $400,000 was diverted from the business account between 2010 and […]