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Augusta goat project gets under way

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:58pm

Nine goats went to work Wednesday eating overgrown vegetation at an Augusta detention pond in a government pilot project intended to cut costs and help reduce mosquito breeding areas.

D.W. Williams, whose house overlooks the pond, welcomed the new arrivals to his subdivision, popular with current and former military members for its proximity to Fort Gordon’s Gate 5.

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9 arrests in North Augusta sweep

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:20pm

 

Nine North Augusta residents are behind bars after a warrant sweep Wednesday morning.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s Fusion Center assisted North Augusta Public Safety officers in making the arrests.

Arrests

Latoya Chambers, 28, disorderly conduct

Bridget Sherlock, 30, commitment warrant driving under suspension

Johnnie Dingler, 57, commitment warrant driving under suspension

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