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Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

NO NEW CONTRACT FOR SUPERINTENDENT

  The search for a new school superintendent is on in Richmond County. School board members voted last night not to renew Dr. Frank Roberson’s contract.  He got a one-year extension on his 3-year deal last year, but the board decided his reign as superintendent here will end in August. Roberson underwent emergency brain surgery […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

WATER BILL INCREASE AHEAD IN AIKEN

  Aiken residents will see a 10 percent hike in their water bills soon. City Council members voted in favor of the increase Monday night to cover an estimated revenue shortfall of nearly $700,000. The increase, which is scheduled to go into effect next month, should raise the average monthly water and sewer bill by […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

HIT AND RUN DRIVER SOUGHT IN AIKEN COUNTY

  A hit and run driver is being sought after a pedestrian was hit in Aiken County Monday night. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened on Augusta Road and Anthony Drive around 9:30 p.m. A man was hit while crossing the street.  Witnesses told troopers they saw a white 4-door vehicle leave the […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

VETERINARIAN INDICTED FOR INAPPROPRIATE TOUCHING

  An Aiken County veterinarian has been indicted for touching a child inappropriately in an out-of-state incident. 52 year old Juan Gamboa was first arrested in January and charged with two counts of lewd acts on a child under the age of 16.  The incidents reportedly occurred over a three month period in Aiken County […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

THIEF ON THE LOOSE

  The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who stole a Troybilt push mower and a microwave from Lowe’s on Peach Orchard Road earlier this month. Surveillance pictures show the suspect leaving the store with the items on March 3. The suspect is black, in his early to late 20’s, with a […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

MISSING FLIGHT CRASHED IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

  Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean. The news is a major breakthrough in the unprecedented two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370, which disappeared shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

DEBRIS REMOVAL NEARING COMPLETION

  Good news from Richmond County officials.  The final stage of storm debris removal began Sunday. Authorities say the final phase is beginning at the Savannah River and moving south, removing the final debris along each and every street until contractors are finished. A quality assurance supervisor and the city’s monitoring contractor will inspect all […]

Mary Liz Nolan

6 months ago

SEVEN STUDENTS HURT IN BUS ACCIDENT

  Several people, including 7 children, received minor injuries when a car and school bus collided this morning in Edgefield County. Authorities say 24 Merriwether Elementary students were on the bus when it collided with a car on Highway 25 at Jacob McKie Road. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the students were taken to […]

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