The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying a suspect who they say stole a cell phone from the counter of a local restaurant earlier this month.
The suspect, who has been identified as a clean-shaven white male between the ages of 40 and 55, was seen taking the phone from the counter of the McDonald’s at 3209 Deans Bridge Road about 6:20 p.m. Oct. 1, according to a news release Friday.
He is described as being about 5 feet, 10 inches and weighs between 160 to 200 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and dark shorts.
An early morning motorcycle accident in Aiken County on Friday marked the third time in a week a cyclist has been killed or seriously injured while riding on area roads.
A preliminary investigation found that the driver, a 49-year-old male who has not been identified, lost control of his 1997 Harley-Davidson while traveling south on Gateway Drive about 6:30 a.m., said S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones. He was airlifted to Georgia Regents Medical Center in serious condition. He was wearing a helmet.
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Seven ships from West Africa have entered the Port of Savannah in the last 30 days. Twenty-one from the region have sailed into ports across the U.S. Coast Guard’s entire Southeast District in the last 30 days.
None of them brought Ebola.
But when the Coast Guard met a ship that most recently docked in Nigeria and was bound for Savannah on Thursday morning to perform a routine safety inspection, people started wondering why.
STATESBORO, Ga. — Democratic Rep. John Barrow and his Republican rival blamed each other in a debate Thursday for lobbing unfair attacks in a flood of negative advertising during their congressional race in eastern Georgia.
The city’s marina operator hasn’t taken any steps to vacate the premises after the Augusta Port Authority filed a notice of intent to evict the company last month for failing to pay months of back rent and water bills, authority members said Thursday.
Paine College faculty members asked for the resignation of Silas Norman on Thursday after the Board of Trustees chairman orchestrated the removal of acting President Samuel Sullivan earlier this week.
William Lawless, a 31-year mathematics professor, said he made the request on behalf of the faculty and will ask for Norman’s resignation and Sullivan’s reinstatement again at a Board of Trustees meeting Friday morning.