If other property owners in downtown Augusta adhere to historic preservation guidelines, shouldn’t the city have to as well?
That was a recurring theme at a Thursday meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission, which again declined to approve a certificate of appropriateness for Augusta’s plans to remodel its downtown government campus.
Police are asking for help in finding a man who stole items from occupants of a Gordon Highway motel.
According to a Richmond County sheriff’s office news release, the man entered a hotel room at Super 8, 2137 Gordon Highway, around 4 a.m. Wednesday and stole the items while the occupants were sleeping.
Additional details were not released.
Anyone with information can call Investigator Scot Herring or a property crimes investigator at (706) 821-1020.
Health care administrators at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center said Thursday that the hospital botched its gastrointestinal program so badly that it had to re-engineer its floor plan and bring in extra personnel and equipment to handle a consultation caseload that topped 5,100 unresolved diagnostic screenings last year.
Augusta is falling behind on the path towards gay equality, according to a Human Rights Campaign scorecard measuring inclusivity released this week.
The city scored 12 out of 100 possible points on the Municipality Equality Index, a rating of the inclusivity of laws, policies and services for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders who live and work in Augusta.
Robert Davison doesn’t just think there was more than one shooter who killed President Kennedy; he says he knows there was.
The 82-year-old North Augusta resident was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, and stood with his eyes fixed on the president just as the fatal shot was fired.
Given his vantage point on the triple underpass – a railroad bridge that spanned three major Dallas streets near Dealey Plaza – and other eyewitness accounts, he doesn’t believe that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman.
A Salley couple has been arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine after police say they caught them making the drug at their home.
According to a statement from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, a 6-month narcotics investigation concluded Wednesday with the arrest of Ray Loudermilk, 36, and Debra Conder, 44, at their Poplar Street residence.
Police began investigating after the suspects made several purchases of Ephedrine, an ingredient in meth.
The Salley Police Department assisted in the investigation.
Aquinas doesn’t have to dig out photo albums to see the good old days: These are the good old days.
For a program that went through a stretch where it won more than three games in a season just once from 1975-1995, the team’s current success is staggering. Since the start of the 2011 season, Aquinas has gone 27-7. It won its first state playoff game in 2011, when it reached the quarterfinals. This year, the Irish are 10-0 for the first time, ended a 32-game losing streak against Lincoln County and won the region title.