Continued construction on River Watch Parkway will result in lane closures over the next week.
One southbound and northbound lane from 15th Street to River Shoals Parkway will be shut down from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thorough Nov. 25. The closures will allow for contractors to install a new storm drain system.
Meteorologists are predicting frost this weekend.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a chance of frost on Saturday but the chances increase Sunday morning. The frost Saturday is expected to be “patchy” and confined to outlying normally colder, wind-protected locations. The high temperature Saturday will also be more fall-like and may struggle to get into the 60s.
ATLANTA -- The lead among Georgia Republicans has changed to put Ben Carson ahead of Donald Trump with Ted Cruz gaining momentum, according to a poll released Thursday.
Carson’s 26 percent support from those planning to vote in the Republican primary March 1 gives him a slight edge over Trump’s 24 percent. While the difference falls within the 4.7 percent margin of error, the significance is that it shows a change in position and a loss of support for Trump.
Richmond County sheriff’s deputies have detained a suspect and are searching for another in connection to a Thursday night shooting in Augusta’s historic Harrisburg community.
At about 7:15 p.m., Richmond County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on the 1900 block of Ellis Street in reference to shots being fired and a person being wounded, said Sgt. Glen Rahn, of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
An autopsy on a man killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night shows he died from “multiple gunshot wounds,” Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said.
He refused to say how many times Brian Gavin, 57, of Aiken, had been shot, citing an ongoing investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, and wouldn’t say where on Gavin’s body he was hit.
Conjoined twins Chance Aiden Crafton and Chandler Kaiden Crafton died Wednesday night from “multiple complex medical complications” two days after they were born at Georgia Regents Medical Center, the hospital confirmed Thursday.
The conjoined twins receiving treatment in the neonatal intensive care unit at Children’s Hospital of Georgia died last night due to multiple complex medical complications, according to a news statement.
The boys—who shared a heart and liver—were delivered by C-section on Monday at the Georgia Regents Medical Center and remained in critical condition in the NICU in the adjoining children’s hospital for two days.
GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Authorities say a newly elected Georgetown city councilman has arrested and been charged with a sex crime involving a minor.
Local media outlets report that police said 43-year-old Sheldon Amonda Butts is charged with third-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
Butts surrendered to officers at the Georgetown County Detention Center on Nov. 7. It was not clear whether he has an attorney.
JACKSON, Ga. — A 2-year-old boy has died after authorities say he was shot in the face at a home in Jackson.
Jackson Police Chief James Morgan tells media outlets the incident happened Wednesday night. Morgan says the shooting appears accidental, but it’s still unclear exactly what happened.
Morgan says the child and his twin brother were in a room together when the gun went off.
The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division is investigating an officer-involved fatal shooting in Aiken late Wednesday.
About 8:38 p.m., Aiken County deputies responded to a home in the 1300 block of Pine Drive NW in reference to a domestic dispute involving a man and a woman, Capt. Nick Gallam said. Deputies cleared the scene but returned roughly nine minutes later after hearing two gunshots. They entered the home and found homeowner Brian Gavin, 57, pointing a firearm at the woman.
Paine College received over $200,000 in donations during the school’s Build it Back Rally held Tuesday, according to school officials.
Vice President of Institutional Advancement Sunya Young said the college was still receiving gifts, and officials were still working to tally up total donations.
One of the largest donations came from Paine’s student body, which donated over $108,000 from the student activities fund to help the college through its current funding shortfalls.
Both Aquinas and Lincoln County will open the playoffs at home for the Class A state playoffs.
The 9-1 Irish, the Region 7-A champions, are seeded third in the Class A private bracket and will play 14 seed Brookstone in the first round next Friday as they look to win a state title for the second time in three years. The Cougars are 6-4 after missing the playoffs a year ago.