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Evans Middle School student facing charges after allegedly hitting student

EVANS, Ga. (WJBF) - An Evans teen is facing charges after allegedly hitting another student in school. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office tells us that a 15-year-old 8th grader at Evans Middle School is charged with Simple Battery in the incident. The victim is a 13-year-old 8th grader at the scho

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 17:38:37

North Augusta City Council approves first and second readings for new apartment complex off exit 1

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 / News 12 at 11 o'clock NORTH AUGUSTA, Sc. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Exit one could finally be getting its share of the local boom. "[Exit one is] an area we've predicted will see a lot of growth in the very near future. And I think this is just the beginning of what you'll see aroun

WRDW-TV - 2018-01-17 07:55:00

Augusta's 'Sky City' music venue set to reopen with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Sky City, a live music venue and bar located on Broad Street is set to reopen on Thursday, Jan. 18 with major enhancements. Headlining the grand reopening is music group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The new owners of Sky City tell News 12 that the newly-re

WRDW-TV - 2018-01-16 18:20:00

Police responding to possible hostage situation in North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- North Augusta Public Safety officers are responding to a call about a possible hostage situation on the 1100 block of West Avenue, where one shot was reportedly fired into a house. Officers are currently on the scene blocking the roadway in the area. It is unclear

WRDW-TV - 2018-01-16 16:54:00

School Bus crash on Highway 25 at bypass in Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- The Burke County Sheriff's Office is at the scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25 at the bypass. Law enforcement says It appears that a vehicle pulled out in front of the school bus. The sheriff's department says there are several students on the school bus but most ju

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 23:53:44

Police standoff on West Avenue in North Augusta ends

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) - North Augusta Public Safety Officers were engaged in a police standoff Tuesday due to a domestic dispute. Officers responded to the home just after 8 a.m. in reference to a domestic dispute involving a potential hostage and shots fired. West Avenue from Summit to Fairwoo

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 14:08:08

Investigators searching for Augusta 5/3 Bank robbery suspect

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bank robbery in Augusta. According to the sheriff's office, the robbery happened at the Fifth Third Bank on Pine Needle Road. The call came in at 2:50 p.m. The suspect(s) fled in a dark-colored sedan, possibly headed down Wrightsboro Road towar

WFXG.COM - 2018-01-16 20:44:44

Snow possible overnight, tomorrow morning in Aiken area

A winter storm that The Weather Channel has named Inga could bring some frozen precipitation to the Aiken area. According to a forecast from the National Weather Service in Columbia, the low temperature tonight will be around 30 degrees, and it will be mostly cloudy. There will be a 30 percent chanc

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-01-16 15:44:00

Father, Son Claim NH Hospital May Have Exposed Them to HIV

Eugene Devoyd visited Southern New Hampshire Medical Center for complications after he fell outside his house, and the hospital later told him the insulin pen they used on him had previously been used on a patient with HIV, potentially exposing him to the virus. (Published 1 minute ago) A Navy vete

NECN - 2018-01-17 04:54:47

NH Lottery: $560M Powerball jackpot winner has yet to claim prize

The identity of New Hampshire's latest Powerball jackpot winner remains a mystery. The winning ticket - worth $560 million, the seventh-highest mark in lottery history -- was sold earlier this month at Reed's Ferry Market in Merrimack. The winning ticket was the only one sold in the country. Lottery

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-16 18:25:00

Snowstorm brings school closures for Wednesday

Several inches of snow are expected across the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire late Tuesday night into Wednesday, falling throughout the morning before lifting out of the region later in the day. The timing of the storm is expected to impact the morning commute and has forced some school

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 22:41:00

Man armed with silver handgun robs Manchester 7-Eleven store

Manchester police are investigating an armed robbery in the city. Police said just before 11 p.m. Sunday, a man robbed the 7-Eleven store on Queen City Avenue. Police said the man entered the store with a silver handgun and demanded cash before fleeing. The man is described as white or Hispanic and

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-15 14:35:00

Nashua police charge Mass. woman with firing gun inside Motel 6 room

NASHUA - A Gloucester, Mass., woman faces two felony charges after police investigating a report of a suicidal woman Monday night said she had fired a stolen .22-caliber rifle inside a room at Motel 6. Elizabeth Courtney, 52, of 11 Burnham St., Apt. 2, Gloucester, was arrested about 9:10 p.m. on a C

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 22:08:00

Police: Lowell, Mass., man was driving stolen car on Nashua highway

THEODORE LEGATOS NASHUA - Police looking for a stolen car on the F.E. Everett Turnpike Saturday morning pulled the car over about 11 a.m. and arrested the Lowell, Mass., man who was driving on several charges. The car had been stolen in Woburn, Mass., police said. Theodore Legatos, 48, of 1 Garin

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 21:24:00

Slick roads causing accidents in southern NH

First responders around southern New Hampshire responded to weather-related motor vehicle crashes Tuesday night as snow made the roads slick. In Amherst, a car rolled over on Route 101-A. It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured. In Londonderry, Route 28 was closed for a period following a

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-17 04:24:00

Car Thief Wearing Shoes on the Wrong Feet Trips Up Escape Twice, Police Say

Written by NH1 News on January 16, 2018 2:45 pm. TYNGSBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Officers smashed a passenger window of a stolen vehicle to stop a Nashua woman wearing shoes on the wrong feet from driving off and hitting one of them, police said. At 12:54 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to Danforth

NH1.COM - 2018-01-16 22:45:00

Rita Hooper Midgett of Manns Harbor, Jan. 13

Rita Hooper Midgett, 95, of Manns Harbor, NC died Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation. A native of Stumpy Point, she was the daughter of the late Grace Gray Hooper and Alfred B. Hooper. She was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and worked at the Manns


Second snow of year to fall

The Albemarle likely will see its second snowfall of the young year on Wednesday, area emergency management officials reported Tuesday. Christy Saunders, emergency management coordinator for Pasquotank and Camden counties, reported Tuesday that a strong upper level disturbance is expected to bring a

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Forecasters: Snow coming again

The Albemarle likely will see its second snowfall of the young year on Wednesday, area emergency management officials are reporting. Christy Saunders, emergency management coordinator for Pasquotank and Camden counties, reported Tuesday that a strong upper level disturbance is expected to bring acc

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Ex-Globetrotter spreads message of hope

In a talk marked by rapid-fire delivery of one-liners and near constant bestowal of celebrity nicknames on audience members, a former Harlem Globetrotter conveyed students a message of faith, hope and making a difference in the world. Former Globetrotter Melvin Adams was speaking to high school and

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-01-15 23:59:59