Family of murder victim still seeks answers after more than a decade

...he was standing next to her with a knife. He forced her to take the money from the cash register and demanded she open the store's safe, but she couldn't. Kirby forced her into the bathroom and pulled down her pants. She told him she was pregnant...

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Weird kid' McCreery turns out to be an 'American Idol' star

...Garner for a few months in the early rounds before the show moved to the Hollywood stage."I had the longest line in the store because so many people wanted to take a picture with me," he said with a laugh. "It got pretty wild."If you think...

Scuttlebiz: Education and health categories grow jobs

...Sometimes has breaking news from @Scuttlebiz.? Ann Taylor in the #Augusta Mall closing April 18 according to sign on the store.? Solvay breaks ground on $85 million #Augusta expansion. Will create 35 jobs.? Gerald Jones Mazda moving from Gordon...

Escape Outdoors moving its Augusta store to downtown

...location about three years ago.The store carries kayaks, canoes, stand-up...currently being brought up to code, and the store is expected to open in June. More...closer to the Savannah River and the store's customer base in North Augusta...

New Dollar General opening in Aiken County

...new Dollar General is opening Saturday in Aiken County.The store is located at 1232 Williston Road and is the eighth Dollar...and beauty products, basic apparel and seasonal items. The store will employ between six and 10 people.The Tennessee-based...

Aiken teen charged in armed robbery

...Later the suspect, Emerson Edwards, 18, went to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office and reported he was forced to rob the store, according to a news release.Edwards was taken into custody on charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm...

Two women sought for theft, battery at Augusta Mall

...the items, according to a statement from Richmond County Lt. Allan Rollins.The women were stopped by employees of the store, but assaulted the officers and fled in a white four-door sedan, Rollins stated.The suspects are wanted on charges...

When a Percy Sledge song hits your ears, it can settle in your heart

...I needed. I was near the back of the store, away from most other people. The elevator music coming from the store's speakers faded out and was replaced...Loves a Woman, by Percy Sledge.The store's ceiling was high, and the sound...

Pardon our mess: Dilapidated gas sign

...sign remains.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Owner of Kelly's Mini MartACTION PROMISED: None. When asked about the sign, the store owner said "I have a plan for it" but wouldn't say what his plan involved.

Police seek armed robbery suspect

...Thursday and demanded cash at gunpoint. He also took 32 packs of Newport cigarettes, the clerk's cell phone and the store phone. Both phones were later recovered on 15th Street.Deputies attemped a traffic stop Thursday evening of the suspect's...