Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...across Willean Hall, 36, and Leroy Linwood, 30, parked near Bush Field airport. Mr. Linwood was shot and thrown into a truck. Ms. Hall was kidnapped, raped and shot. The assailants threw both victims into the river, leaving behind the blood-stained...

Sheriff's office plays Santa in toy giveaway

...come up later and say how awesome it was and that they had a great time," Lt. Lewis Blanchard said.Several SUVs and trucks were loaded from top to bottom with dolls, games, basketballs and other toys. The sheriff's office announced its presence...

Sheriff's nephew gets 5-year sentence in marijuana case

...nephew of the sheriff, Walter Hensley, 25, is awaiting sentencing in the case.The three men were arrested driving a rental truck back to Augusta from California on Sept. 20, 2013, with police finding 20.2 pounds of marijuana inside, said Assistant...

Pardon Our Mess: Light pole knocked over at Walton Way gas station

...the owner, said that the light pole was hit by a truck July 11, 2013, and that she's contacted the...Lee said. "I have a witness that saw a ... truck hit the light pole, so I'm trying to get the truck company to pay..."

James Nichols Jr.

...Mr. Nichols was a native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, having resided in North Augusta for the past 20 years and was a retired truck driver. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, David and Linda Nichols, Red Bluff, CA; his mother, Erma Nichols...

Augusta firefighter causes $8,500 in damage to new aerial truck

...quint apparatus fire truck was part of a $8 million...will include several new trucks and the refurbishment of an older one. The fire truck that was damaged was...department. The remaining trucks are scheduled to be delivered...last month after the truck's arrival that it was...

Business news

...side air bag inflators across the nation.The automaker said Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks in the U.S., as demanded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.The air bags have inflators made by Japan's...

Odom couple cook up Southern cane syrup using modern methods

...business, processing used fryer grease from restaurants into animal feed, and he planted cane to make ethanol as fuel for his trucks," she said. "But he found out it's not easy to make your own fuel ? too many regulations."So Maga & Pop's Pure...

Officer brightened day

...said he would take care of this situation. He found Tucker and already had some gas, picked him up and took him back to his truck ? so his momma could relax.The police are there to protect and serve, and this officer did both. I thank him from the...

Carolina Panthers wait on word from doctors about Cam Newton

...19-17 win over Tampa Bay. Newton had one of his best games of the season on Dec. 7, two days before he flipped his 1998 Dodge truck. He completed 21 of 33 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns lead the Panthers to a 41-10 victory at New Orleans. He...