An Augusta teen was assaulted while walking in the Jennings Place apartment complex late Friday, deputies say.
Mark Williams, 19, told police Saturday that he was attacked by four unknown black males near Olive Road about 9 p.m. Friday, a Richmond County sheriff’s report says.
Williams said he was asked by the men where he was from and when he didn’t answer, they chased him. Williams said he was punched, kicked and hit at least once in the face with a baseball bat. He didn’t remember exactly where the assault happened.
A barking dog could have been a hero the night Grover Cleveland Sailors and his wife, Gwendolyn, were slain in their Aiken County home. But neighbors heard nothing from the couple’s German shepherd.
It was Nov. 9, 1977, and a thick fog shrouded Tamarack Drive, which sits adjacent to Interstate 20 in Aiken County. G.C. Sailors was dressed in his work clothes ready for his friend to stop by and take him to Savannah River Plant, where he worked as a welder, according to Augusta Chronicle archives.
Jane M. Flanders thought her bloating might be due to stress at work. Dare Meadows thought her fatigue and weight gain was just menopause. But both had ovarian cancer, and it was the last thing they would have thought about.
That, the two survivors say, is the problem with ovarian cancer and something they would like to change.
Durwin Martin believes he has made every effort to receive an effective treatment plan at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center, but for nearly two years, the disabled Army veteran said he has not gotten the attention he deserves at the Augusta hospital.
A 25-year-old woman was arrested Saturday after her three children were found walking down Old McDuffie Road unsupervised, Richmond County sheriff’s deputies say.
Deputies were called about 7:55 a.m. and found three children – ages 6, 5 and 1 – walking in the 3100 block of Old McDuffie Road, according to a police statement. The children were taken back to their home, which was found in poor condition and had no electricity.