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Columbia County bus involved in crash, no student injuries

A 17-year-old driver was charged with failure to yield the right of way after his Ford Explorer collided with a Columbia County school bus Monday afternoon. None of the four students on the bus was injured.Bus No. 102...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-28/columbia-county-bus-involved
Sister wants answers in fatal 2012 hit-and-run

...support this was an intentional act," he said.Witnesses estimate the vehicle was a 1996 to 2001 champagne-colored Ford Explorer.The day after Gardenhire's death, the sheriff's office's Serious Traffic Accident Response Unit said the vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-13/sister-wants-answers-fatal-2
Lower gas prices fuel convenience store sales

...store on her favorite treats.In recent months, Craig has become accustomed to paying about $30 less to fill up her Ford Explorer as a result of lower gas prices. What once cost about $65 now costs about $35, said Craig, while standing inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-20/lower-gas-p
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...Dealer magazine.The problem does not extend to ordinary car tires. Ever since Firestone tires started failing on Ford Explorers in the 1990s, the government has required car and light truck tires to be designed for well above highway speed limits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Traffic stop yields meth arrests

...had been shopping for items to cook methamphetamine.On Monday, Deputy Brian Mealing conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Explorer on Windsor Spring Road after noticing the passenger, 40-year-old Steward Lee Price, was not wearing a seat belt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/traffic-stop-yields-me
Unidentified gunman shoots 2 vehicles at Carmax dealership over New Year's

...An employee at Carmax, 130 Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway, told police he found that a 2008 Toyota Solara and a 2014 Ford Explorer had bullet holes when he returned to work Thursday. He told police the vandalism probably occurred between 6 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-02/unidentified-gunman-sh
8 vehicles vandalized at Augusta Ford dealership

...Two witnesses reported seeing two black males who appeared to be between 13 and 15 spray-painting a black 2015 Ford Explorer at Bobby Jones Ford at 3480 Wrightsboro Road. By the time the witnesses turned around to enter the dealership, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-14/8-vehicles-vandalized-
Man reportedly pulled woman from vehicle before running her over

...arrival, Heise reported, deputies pulled 46-year-old Daniel David Ricketson, of Deans Bridge Road, from a 1997 Ford Explorer before placing him under arrest. He is accused of pulling the woman from the vehicle at 502 Watkins St. before running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-01/man-reportedly-pulled-
2 Lincoln County deputies injured breaking up fight at party at American Legion building

...Captain Jim Wallen, of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, said at least fifteen shots were fired from a white Ford Explorer which fled the scene."We are thankful that our officers and the passenger in the vehicle were not seriously injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-28/2-lincoln-county-deput
Columbia County sentence in fatal accident changed

...police after shoplifting from the Marshalls store in Mullins Crossing shopping center on June 4, 2006. Smith drove her Ford Explorer through a red light on Washington Road at Bobby Jones Expressway, striking a Chrysler Cirrus.Branton and Turner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-03/columbia-county-senten