FORMER PAINE EMPLOYEE FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SCHOOL The former chief financial officer for Paine College has filed a lawsuit against the school for breach-of-contract. Edward Patrick claims in his suit he was fired four days after he was interviewed by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges. Paine President Dr. George […]
SHERIFF’S OFFICE NEEDS HELP IDENTIFYING SUSPECT The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying an older white female who is wanted for questioning in a forgery case. The woman has blonde hair and was last seen driving a dark gray Nissan Frontier 4-door pickup truck bearing GA Tag PCZ2200. If […]
WHOLE FOODS OPENING LATER THIS MONTH Whole Foods Market will open its new store in Augusta in the Washington Crossing shopping Center on Tuesday, September 23. The grand opening will reveal 41,000 square feet and features a nine-hole putting green and patio, coffee bar, huge cheese selection and more. Shoppers can get an early look […]
NORTH AUGUSTA WOMAN CHARGED WITH KILLING HUSBAND A North Augusta woman has been arrested and charged with killing her husband at their home on Labor Day. 59 year old Deborah Morris was arrested Monday and charged with shooting her husband in the head in their bedroom. North Augusta Police Lt. Tim Thornton said officers were […]
FIRE DESTROYS AIKEN COUNTY HOME Fire destroyed a home in Beech Island overnight. Firefighters from three departments were first called to the home on Wall Street about 12:30 a.m. Two occupants of the home made it out safely and fire crews left about two hours later after the fire was out. They were called back […]
SOME GROVETOWN RESIDENTS WITHOUT WATER Some Grovetown residents and businesses were without water for hours today, thanks to a water main break at the corner of Harlem-Grovetown Road and Adams Lane. Officials confirmed that schools in the area do have water. It’s not known when the necessary repairs will be made.
LOCAL HOSPITAL WANTS TO OPEN CLINIC IN AIKEN University Hospital wants to add a prompt care facility in Aiken. The hospital’s board of trustees voted Thursday to spend nearly $3 million to build the 7,000 square foot facility on property the hospital already owns on Silver Bluff Road. Officials say it will be similar to […]
HEAVY LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND The Labor Day weekend has arrived and a reminder that law enforcement officials will be out in full force looking for drivers under the influence, or those not following the rules of the road. Local deputies, Georgia State Patrol and “HEAT” teams throughout Georgia will be in the […]