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Police get little help in some robberies

One wore sunglasses and a black false beard. Another reportedly wrote his robbery plans in a day planner so only the bank clerk could see.
Robbery investigators probe Atlanta cases

Law enforcement officials say the man who robbed an Augusta credit union in February might be connected to a series of bank holdups in the metro Atlanta area.
Commission delays ruling on warehouse demolition

Unable to decide between economic development and historic preservation, the Augusta Commission on Tuesday asked for parties on opposite sides of a plan to demolish a downtown warehouse to compromise.
Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Owners missed license deadline

...license for the Business Technology Center on Laney-Walker Boulevard on May 20, as did the Pinnacle Club, in the First Union Bank building. Alltel Mobile, which provides cellular phones for Augusta Regional Airport, bought a license May 31...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Officers thwart robbery disaster

...The FBI says it's still looking for a sixth suspect in the robbery of the Jefferson Community Bank and Trust, the First Union Bank in Stone Mountain and the Georgia National Bank in Villa Rica. Three suspects were captured by Jackson County authorities...
Bank robbed in Martinez

The First Union Bank branch on Washington Road in Martinez was robbed just before 3 p.m. today. Witnesses described the alleged robber as a 6-foot-1...
Across the area

...803) 642-1761 or (800) 922-3211. AUGUSTAFlood affects air, elevator service The cleanup of four floors of the First Union Bank building that flooded Monday when a water pipe broke on the 16th floor continued Tuesday, but without air conditioning...
Metro | Harlem High School
Bank robbery suspect in police custody

...robbery," Capt. Morris said. Mr. Cotton's arrest came about two hours after a 12:30 p.m. robbery at the First Union bank branch on Washington Road near Davis Road in Martinez. Witnesses said they saw a man running from the bank to West...
Council discusses expansion options

After three years of talk and a $90,000-plus study on solving overcrowding in the Municipal Building on Greene Street, city and judicial officials met Thursday to hear what the judges had to say.
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the area: Probation given in Harlem bomb threat

...wanted for a bank robbery the day after Thanksgiving. Milton Lee James, 42, is wanted for the Nov. 26 robbery of the First Union bank at 3430 Wrightsboro Road, said Richmond County Investigator Kenny Lynch. Mr. James allegedly slipped a teller...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Harlem High School