You Remembered: Augusta's movie theaters

...by military policemen from Camp Gordon as well as city police. The MPs pulled hoses and carried pots of steaming coffee to firemen made weary by the blaze, which took more than three hours to extinguish. Ice formed on the firefighters' ladders, hampering...

SC firefighter faces sex charge

COLUMBIA- A Columbia fireman has been arrested and accused of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Multiple media outlets reported that 53-year-old Brian...

Back firemen's eating-out policy

I would like to respond to letter writer Millard Gooding who opposes the firemen's eating-out policy. I have never heard such an absurd accusation in reference to the wasting of tax dollars. Our firefighters...

Opinion columns
Check S.C. firemen

Just as pedophiles tend to look for work around children, arsonists like to get jobs on fire departments. As firemen they are uniquely positioned to sharpen their arsonists' skills and to be the last suspected of starting a fire. Especially vulnerable...

You remembered: Augusta's railroad past

...spanned 32 years, much of it on the passenger run from Augusta to Atlanta.He began his railroad career in 1922 at age 16 as a fireman shoveling coal before the trains became diesels. He drove his first diesel, probably during the 1950s, and we all went to...

You remembered: Trains once part of Augusta life

...railroad, where a train arrived from Atlanta bringing firefighting equipment. The crew claimed to have averaged 60 mph! That fireman deserved a medal! I'll bet he had never shoveled coal at that pace before!? Bill Paschal

Fire Department, responders pull girl, 12, from Augusta canal

A 12-year-old girl has been hospitalized after being pulled from the Augusta Canal by Augusta firemen and first responders Wednesday after she fell into the water and was trapped by the current.About 7:12 p.m., the Augusta...

Faith digest

...Wrestling at its annual fall festival Saturday, Oct. 25.The event features wrestlers Christian Fury, Michael Saint, Da Fireman, Anthony Henry, The Masked Superstar, AOD, Adrian Davis and others.The festival features carnival games, food and bounce...


...Saint's World Taped Fist title in a best two-out-of-three falls event.Other wrestlers scheduled to compete include DA Fireman, Georgia Bulldog, AOD, the Masked Superstar, the Doinkster and Adrian Davis.There will be a special guest appearance...


...Aiken will hold its men's tip-off banquet at the convocation center. The guest speaker will be Rick Doran, who was a fireman on Sept. 11, 2001.A VIP reception is scheduled for 6 p.m. followed by the banquet at 7.Tickets for the VIP reception...