Decade-old projects to fix bridges moves forward

...2017.The Price-Legg Bridge, which carries about 5,850 vehicles a day across the Little River into Evans on Georgia Highway 47, is now considered only "functionally obsolete," and the state began a $24.1 million effort in November...

Property Transfers

...Hotel Group Properties 2 Ltd. Part to Shaner Augusta 141 LLC, 2.11 acres, northeast corner of Gordon Highway/Georgia Highway 10 and Holiday Inn Drive, $10,500,000S&J of North Augusta Inc. to Heer and Riddhi LLC, 0.341 of an acre...

For the record

...24, of the 1300 block of Interstate Parkway, possession of cocaineSteven Lee Keefer, 44, of the 2900 block of Georgia Highway 88, Hephzibah, three counts criminal attempt to obtain a controlled substance (hydrocodone; hydrocodone; and hydrocodone...

Tax hikes looms to fix Georgia roads

ATHENS, Ga. -- State leaders hinted at a tax increase to find funding for Georgia Highway repairs.

Property transfers

...Urban Development, Foreclosure Deed Recorded at Deed Book B1411 Page 1810, 0.87 of an acre, on the south side of Georgia Highway 88, Deed Book R410 Page 239, 2388 High...Wells Fargo Bank NA to Department of Veterans Affairs, Section I...

Augusta drug bust nets more than 100 pounds of marijuana; no arrests made

...trespassers, Sgt. Shane McDaniel said in an e-mail.The trespassers fled when police arrived and were later found near Georgia Highway 88 in Hephzibah.After questioning the trespassers, deputies were led to a home in the 1600 block of Goshen Clubhouse...

No quick solution to Georgia highway woes

Solving Georgia's transportation problems will require a multipronged approach -- such as increasing the gas tax or sales tax, toll roads, and billing alternative-fuel vehicles per mile driven.

For the Record

...5100 block of Farmers Bridge Road, Hephzibah, terroristic threatsReginald Todd Wright, 51, of the 2400 block of Georgia Highway 88, Hephzibah, two counts theft by receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor count possession of marijuanaAntonio...

As temperatures drop, outdoor pets need attention

...Burke County, Ga., home.A gray pit bull had a wooden dog house within reach on the other side of the yard off Georgia Highway 24, but it was also tied outside with two large padlocks hanging from the thick chain draped around its neck.Outdoor...

Property Transfers

...Bazell Hodge, 2.262 acres, on the west side of Georgia Highway 56, Deed Book R119 Page 2440, 2523 Mike Padgett...Estates LLC, 2.262 acres, on the west side of Georgia Highway 56, Deed Book R119 Page 2440, 2523 Mike Padgett...