Tanker on fire in Aiken County

Firefighters are working to extinguish a tanker truck fire on Old 96 Road in Aiken County.Firefighters and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were called to the vehicle fire around 8:45 a.m. on the 4000 block of Old 96 Road, according to...

Robbery suspect uses fire extinguisher to cover prints

...front-side window and proceeded to steal 10 hair weaves, a stove and an iron, valued at $400.Deputies say the suspect sprayed a fire extinguisher into all three rooms of the building in hopes of covering up any fingerprints, the report stated. Investigators...

Isakson touts VA overhaul as answer to Augusta's problems

...Access to Care Act revises employment rules to make it easier to fire senior VA executives judged to be negligent for poor performance...he still holds today."The VA didn't have the ability to fire anyone, so they would move people to positions within the system...

Country legend Loretta Lynn back at Bell again

...Snakes, Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries, Feelin's and After The Fire Is Gone.Now 82, the woman who rose from Kentucky poverty to...Miner's Daughter even though they signed Lynn to their Sure Fire song publishing company.The Grand Ole Opry duo also helped...

City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight he said he'd ... Now that a cease-fire's been negotiated between animal control Director Sharon Broady and Augusta animal lovers, it's time to unbutton the top...

Daniel Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...completed in February of 2012, the last renovation was in the 1970s. Prior to renovation the building was not up to code for fire safety or security. The terminal now boasts an elevator and finished second floor, which is empty but available for office...

Doctors Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...Besides fireworks, bonfires can also be a source of summer burns, particularly if there is drinking and carelessness around the fire, said Dr. Fred Mullins, the medical director of the Joseph M. ... Doctors Hos pital of Augusta filed Monday to build a...

Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...Augusta Public Transit a hot topic among area residents. A scam where hotel cards were used to obtain free travel only fueled the fire. Many area residents are concerned about paying to subsidize a service that loses $1.8 million a year, while others...

Structure fire reported in North Augusta

...confirmed Friday evening that a structure fire has been contained on Curtis Drive.Approximately 8:19 p.m., fire crews responded to 1803 Curtis Drive in...started," he said.The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Augusta firefighters respond to blaze at lumber mill

...Lumber Mill on Monday, officials said. About noon, the Augusta Fire Department was called to 4206 Mike Padgett Highway after flames...coming from a bin, according to a department news release. The fire was put out within 20 minutes. There were no injuries.