A 21-year-old woman was hospitalized Friday morning after being robbed and assaulted on Heard Avenue.
About 1:15 a.m., the victim, an Augusta resident, was walking along the 1500 block of Heard Avenue when a black Chevrolet Impala pulled behind her and three people got out, according to an incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
A black woman told two black men to take the victim’s purse. The victim began running but was caught and hit in the head with a small pipe at least four times, according to the report.
Richmond Academy has played well all season, but not well enough.
Against No. 5 Northside-Warner Robins, the Musketeers trailed by three in the fourth quarter before eventually falling. Richmond Academy led Houston County at halftime and was tied with Warner Robins at intermission, both games ending in defeat.
With his squad facing a similar situation Friday night, Musketeers coach Chris Hughes challenged his players at halftime. Richmond Academy responded in a big way.
The North Augusta homeowner challenging the Project Jackson development has appealed a judge’s ruling, according to Aiken County online court records.
Plaintiff Stephen Donohue filed an appeal with the South Carolina Court of Appeals shortly after 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Donohue, who opposes the site for a new ballpark for the Augusta GreenJackets, sued the city in December claiming it violated the state’s Tax Increment Financing law when it created an ordinance to fund the project.
The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a quadriplegic man was found dead in his Augusta home Wednesday morning.
Coroner Mark Bowen said Marty Fann, 43, of the 200 block of Fenwick Street, was found by authorities lying face down on his floor. Deputies responded to the scene about 9:50 a.m., according to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
Fann had been under the care of an in-home medical program, Bowen said.