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Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

TRIAL BEGINS FOR MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING THREE

  Testimony began yesterday in the trial of a local man accused of killing three people in 2008. Adrian Hargrove is accused of fatally stabbing his pregnant girlfriend, 18 year old Allyson Pederson, and her mother and stepfather, Sharon and Andrew Hartley. Pederson’s body was found near the Lock and Dam, while the Hartleys were […]

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5 months ago

VETERANS RECRUITED FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE JOBS

  The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is recruiting veterans. The department says it plans to participate in a string of job fairs around the state, including one in Augusta this month, and hopes to attract veterans who are looking for work. The department has openings for administrative positions, corrections and transportation officers, security emergency […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

FORMER COACH GUILTY IN BRUTAL BEATING AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

  A former coach at Aiken High School was sentenced to 20 years behind bars yesterday after pleading guilty to beating and sexually assaulting a woman in Aiken last year. Thirty eight-year-old Derek Brooks brutally beat a woman after she left a sports bar in the downtown area. Investigators say Brooks dragged the woman to […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

WATER RATES COULD BE GOING UP IN AIKEN

  City Council members are expected to hold first reading of an ordinance to increase water rates by 10 percent when they meet later today.  Officials say the city was in the process of borrowing money from its general fund to keep water and sewer projects going, thanks to a lack of revenue. Water consumption […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

LOCAL VETERANS TO DISCUSS QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE

  Local veterans will get a chance later today to discuss the quality of their health care at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical center in Augusta. A town hall meeting will be held at American Legion Post 205 on Highland Avenue at 7:00 p.m. The American Legion’s “System Worth Saving” task force members are visiting […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

SAMARITAN’S PURSE CONTINUES CLEANUP WORK

  Samaritan’s Purse volunteers spent the weekend helping local residents clear storm debris from their yards. The International Disaster Relief Organization has had crews in the area helping with the cleanup process since last month’s devastating ice storm. Organizers say their mission is to help those who can’t help themselves. Samaritan’s Purse will likely have […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

DEBRIS COLLECTION SITES TO CLOSE THIS WEEK IN AIKEN COUNTY

  Three Aiken County debris collection sites will close at the end of the week.  Any wood debris, including branches, limbs and brush that came down during the ice storm can be dropped off at Roy Warner Park in Wagener; Boyd Pond Road in Aiken; and Harrison Caver Park in Warrenville through this Saturday.  Hours […]

Mary Liz Nolan

5 months ago

LOCAL COUNTIES INCLUDED IN FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION

  President Barack Obama has signed a declaration ordering federal aid for 39 Georgia counties, including those in the Augusta area that were impacted by an ice storm in mid-February. The federal funding will be made available to state and local governments and nonprofits that helped with emergency work and repair. Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, Richmond […]

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