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4 weeks ago

CARTER TRIAL SET TO BEGIN MONDAY

CARTER TRIAL SET TO BEGIN MONDAY Testimony is expected to begin Monday in Aiken in the capital murder trial of Stephon Carter.  He’s the man accused of shooting and killing Aiken Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson during a traffic stop in 2011. A judge ruled Wednesday that the 12 jurors and 4 alternates will be […]

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4 weeks ago

CSX RELEASES INFO ABOUT TRAIN WRECK

CSX RELEASES INFO ABOUT TRAIN WRECK CSX officials released a statement Wednesday, confirming it was hydrochloric acid that spilled when a train derailed Tuesday in Allendale County. The train hit some parked rail cars on the track near the Archroma Plant in Martin, South Carolina.  The hydrochloric acid spilled when the lead train turned on […]

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4 weeks ago

NO CHARGES TO BE FILED AGAINST SMITH

NO CHARGES TO BE FILED AGAINST SMITH The Georgia Attorney General’s office has decided not to file any charges against former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith. Smith, who worked for the Georgia State Patrol, was on the clock while working a second job during Masters week last year. The Attorney General’s office says Smith violated public […]

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4 weeks ago

SCHOOL OFFICIALS APPROVE REZONING PLAN

  SCHOOL OFFICIALS APPROVE REZONING PLAN A new rezoning plan is set for the Columbia County School system. School board members approved the plan last night that ultimately affect about 2,000 at 21 schools in the county over the next four years. About 900 students will be affected when the new school year begins in […]

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4 weeks ago

JURORS LIKELY TO BE SEQUESTERED IN CARTER TRIAL

JURORS LIKELY TO BE SEQUESTERED IN CARTER TRIAL The judge in the Stephon Carter capital murder trial in Aiken County said Tuesday it’s likely the jury will be sequestered throughout the course of the trial. The jury selection process is still underway, but Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman told potential jurors Tuesday they should bring […]

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4 weeks ago

DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO HOLD RECRUITMENTS FAIRS HERE

DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE TO HOLD RECRUITMENTS FAIRS HERE The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is hosting two career fairs in Augusta next month. Department officials say the recruiting fairs for juvenile corrections officers are being held February 5 and 25 at the Augusta Youth Development Campus between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Department officials […]

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1 month ago

MAN CITED FOR EATING CHEESEBURGER WHILE DRIVING

MAN CITED FOR EATING CHEESEBURGER WHILE DRIVING An Alabama man is accused of eating while driving outside Atlanta.  Madison Turner says he ordered a double quarter-pounder with cheese from a McDonald’s in the Marietta area shortly before he was pulled over. Turner says the officer told him he observed him eating the cheeseburger for two […]

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1 month ago

ROCK FORE! DOUGH LINEUP ANNOUNCED

ROCK FORE! DOUGH LINEUP ANNOUNCED The 11th annual Rock Fore! Dough concert will be held April 7 during Masters week. Concert organizers announced that Darius Rucker and Sam Hunt will headline the show.  A Thousand Horses and Phillip Lee Jr. will also perform. The concert will be held again this year at the Lady A […]

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