Amputee fights to escape house fire on Argonne Drive

An electrical short in a space heater sparked a fire on Argonne Drive that displaced an elderly couple.

  As Aurora shooting broke out, first responders put lives on the line within minutes

Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck outside and four others shot inside.
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  Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.

TOP STORIES

Investigators searching for man and woman in Valentine’s night assault

Body found in Savannah River

Crews on scene of house fire in South Augusta

UPDATE: Woman killed in Hephzibah apartment fire identified

What doctors say about Hepatitis A outbreaks

Have you been feeling uneasy or afraid about dinning out after the recent Hepatitis A outbreaks in the area? Doctor’s Hospital believes there is no need to be afraid but instead be cautious by taking precautions.
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  Legal fights launched over Trump’s national emergency declaration

Several legal challenges to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to direct funds toward the building of a border wall have began or been promised.

  Columbia County mobile home catches fire

$100,000 raised in 2019 Horizon Foundation Raffle

Aiken County residents are still eating at local restaurants despite Hepatitis A outbreak

Town hall meeting to be held at park where Melquan Robinson died

Bacon Co. volunteer firefighter arrested for arson

Body found inside burning car identified

Simulated river level produces expected result but not everyone happy with the proposal

DHEC: Don’t be afraid to eat in Downtown Aiken

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Drug company exec wore fentanyl spray costume in rap video to motivate opioid sales team

Former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives are charged with scheming to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks in exchange for prescriptions of opioids.

COMMUNITY

Augusta city leaders hold town hall meeting to discuss park safety

  H54K: Two Richmond County brothers are Georgia’s top JROTC marksmen

Two Richmond County brothers are both some of the sharpest shooters in the state of Georgia. Marvin and Melvin Pell are this week's "High 5 4 Kids" honorees.

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Deadly fight on Hunting Horn Way under investigation

Fatal Richmond County shooting on Walton Way

DHEC warns of hepatitis A exposure at 2nd Aiken restaurant

Waffle House hosting special Valentine’s Day dinner

Three parks under construction in Columbia County

Columbia County is adding a new park in Grovetown and additions to Patriots Park and Lakeside Park.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

  Residents not happy with Corps’ Savannah River level simulation for lock and dam proposal

Career fair highlights skilled trades to high school students

Stolen vehicle chase ends in downtown Augusta

Runaway Burke County teen found