Community assists North Augusta Optimist Club after Christmas tree theft

Between Nov. 24 and Nov. 28, 48 Christmas trees - valued at $2,500 - were stolen from the North Augusta Optimist Club, according to an incident report from the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

Georgia Avenue reopened after man threatens to harm himself near bridge

Parts of Georgia Avenue and Center Street were closed for nearly 90 minutes after a man was threatening to harm himself near the 13th Street Bridge in North Augusta.

Rants & Raves

Things I knew at age 18: Don't walk down the middle of the road. If a cop says "move onto the sidewalk," do it! Don't swear at or punch cops. Cops carry guns.

North Augusta house fire sends woman to hospital

A woman was hospitalized Tuesday following a house fire in North Augusta.

Bob Richards seeks answer to cycling mystery

Local car dealership owner Bob Richards Jr. is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone who can fill in the blanks about a biking accident that left him with multiple broken bones.

SC cop shooting shrouded in mystery

NORTH AUGUSTA - Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over.

Car hits North Augusta City Hall wall

One person was injured after crashing into a wall in front of the North Augusta municipal building early Thursday morning.

North Augusta woman admitted to shooting, killing husband, police say

Police say a North Augusta woman accused of fatally shooting her husband Monday admitted to the crime when they arrived at the scene.

Police using military-grade equipment concerns some Augusta-area residents

Thanks to the 1033 Program, which has been run by the Defense Logistics Agency since 1995, some of the same equipment used in the Ferguson, Mo., protests is owned by law enforcement agencies in the Augusta area.

Police arrest man in mountain lion case

Billy J. Lunsford, 55, was arrested on a charge of providing false information to a public safety officer after he said his black, domesticated mountain lion was stolen.