Man shot this morning on Emmett Street

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Friday morning shooting on the 1100 Block of Emmett Street.According...Medical Center for medical treatment.Information will be released when available, the sheriff's office said.

Rep. Broun says unaware of ethics slip

...June 2012 to March 2014, a period covering both Broun's successful 2012 effort to win re-election to the House...attempt to earn the Republican nomination in this year's race for the open U.S. Senate seat.The report was forwarded to the House...

Ga. man sentenced for voucher fraud

...federal program meant to support low-income women and children.Benton was convicted of theft of public funds and has been sentenced to three years and five months in prison. He's been ordered to pay more than $1.4 million in restitution.

Halloween curfew for SC sex offenders

...offenders were arrested for violating curfew, and further restrictions were placed on seven others. He says the agency hopes to assure parents that it's safe to let kids go door-to-door to trick-or-treat as long as they're supervised.

Georgia loses appeal for Todd Gurley's reinstatement

...reinstatement committee on Thursday night denied the school's request to have the star running back's four-game suspension reduced, according to the...15 game against Auburn. He will miss Saturday's game against Florida in Jacksonville and next week's...

Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

NEW YORK - Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay," makes him the highest-profile business...CEOs, business leaders and gay-rights advocates said Cook's disclosure was an important step toward easing anti-gay stigma...

Search of alleged steroid dealer's home yielded drugs, firearms

An Augusta man who alleged sheriff's officers have used illegal steroids, some for...to the attention of a Richmond County Sheriff's narcotics officer twice, according to an investigator's affidavit.Investigator Jason Kennedy signed...

South Carolina to weigh special election for Bobby Harrell's seat

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The abrupt resignation of former South...For their part, Democrats hope next week's ballot goes forward, virtually assuring them...office for at least three years.Harrell's name is still on the ballot and if the Tuesday...

Georgia's Theus brothers find home on the road

...Mon day. He should know better: There's no room for blue and orange in a Georgia...long snapper Nathan Theus, Saturday's game in Jacksonville, Fla., has a twist...awaiting his arrival in Jacksonville."It's cool to see all the people there I know...

Westside's Reynolds is Player of the Week

From one Reynolds to another, it's time to shine at Westside.After his father...Reynolds is doing the same. In last Friday's 48-0 win against Glenn Hills, Reynolds...touchdown.Reynolds is The Augusta Chronicle's Player of the Week."My dad tells me that...