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Bond denied for North Augusta man charged in fatal hit-and-run of 1-year-old

The North Augusta man charged in the fatal hit-and-run this weekend involving a 1-year-old girl was denied bond Monday.Dillon Jesse Hapner, 26, is charged with hit-and-run with duties of a driver involved in an accident involving death, according to jail records.An Aiken County magistrate judge deni

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-08-20 17:05:00

Deputies searching for subject wanted for questioning in murder

Tuesday, August 21, 2018AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County deputies say they are searching for a subject wanted for questioning in a murder.They say the subject was spotted at the Red Roof Inn on Frontage Road near Jimmie Dyess Parkway.According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, they

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-21 08:37:00

Three Swann generations sell flooring in family store

"In 1972, I came to Thomson with next to nothing but this store,” he recalled. “About four-five years later, I had less than nothing, bad in debt, about to go under, but with the help of the good people of McDuffie and some people that believed in me, we kept at it until we got it all turned around

MCDUFFIEPROGRESS.COM - 2018-08-21 10:00:00

Man charged for murdering his co-worker inside Hephzibah apartment

NewsChannel 6's Samantha Williams asked Armstrong: "So you didn't go in there? You called 911?"

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-21 02:39:08

Fort Gordon job fair underway

FORT GORDON (WJBF) - There will be a job fair at Fort Gordon Tuesday, Aug. 21 as part of the Employment Readiness Program.The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Army Community Service Annex Building.The hiring fair is open to the public.You are asked to bring a resume.

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-21 08:03:03

Greenwood man faces armed robbery charge

Javarius Deshawn Lukie, 25, of 103 Henderson St., Greenwood was arrested and charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.At about 9:30 p.m. Friday, Greenwood police went to a Holloway Avenue residence where the front door's w

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 17:45:00

Abbeville man charged with trafficking ecstasy

An Abbeville County man remained in jail Monday on weapons and drug charges after he was arrested over the weekend with ecstasy and marijuana in his possession, according to a report from Abbeville police.Kendall Daniel Agnew, 26, of 1508 Old Calhoun Falls Road in Abbeville, was charged with traffic

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 17:15:00

Jon Stewart helps rescue stray goats

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MCDUFFIEPROGRESS.COM - 2018-08-21 12:05:28

Crime blotter for Aug. 21

A Georgia man reported Sunday a 28-year-old Monroe, Georgia man had pulled a gun on him and his children while they were on I-20 westbound at mile marker 27 in Aiken. Deputies located the suspect in his vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. However, after searching his car, deputies found no weapon.

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-08-20 20:09:00

22-year old dies in McDuffie County car crash

A cross now replaces the spot where a 22-year old lost his life.Matt Baxley- Corporal, Georgia State Patrol: "It's always bad no matter what, but he's a young man beginning his life and because of a simple mistake he's no longer with us."In the early hours of the morning, McDuffie County fire, EMS,


Warrenton Native Supports Ballistic Missile Defenders

A 2006 Warren County High School graduate and Warrenton, Georgia, native is serving in Spain at Naval Hospital Rota in support of ballistic-missile defense ships forward-deployed to Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota.

MCDUFFIEPROGRESS.COM - 2018-08-20 18:00:00

Jefferson County deputy injured in crash while checking on other deputy

Colonel Clark Hiebert said Sgt. James Kitchens was involved in a single-car crash, after he was being sent to go check on another deputy who was not responding to the calls. Witnesses said Kitchens' vehicle was forced off the road, and the vehicle flipped multiple times.


Student leaves Sue Reynolds Elementary, found off campus

As teachers were distracted, the young student walked out of the building, They were soon reported missing and a schoolwide search began.

WRDW-TV - 2018-08-20 15:29:00

Evans to Locks Road closure underway

You can expect some traffic on the way to work Monday.Evans to Locks Road will have only one lane open between North Belair and Columbia Industrial Boulevard.The lane will be closed today through Friday from 9:00 a-m to 3:00 p-m.Flashers will be in place.

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-20 08:42:38

How an Innovative Starbucks Processing Plant Takes Food Safety to New Levels

In response to the growing demand for home-brewed instant coffee that delivers true “coffee shop” flavor, Starbucks came to Stellar wanting to build a unique soluble coffee plant. Theaward-winning facilityin Augusta, Georgia, was designed to produce the company’sVIA instant coffee products, and it’s

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION - 2018-08-20 13:00:00

One man dead after overnight car crash in McDuffie County

Officials later identified the victim as 22-year-old Austin Luke Ashley of Warrenton, Georgia. An incident report shows "Ashley lost control of the truck, crossed into the ditch striking a fence and was ejected from the vehicle resulting in his death."


Overnight shooting leaves one man dead

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says officials responded to the 2100 block of McNutt Road Saturday night at 10:19 p.m. in response to a shooting. The victim, identified as 61-year-old Victor Perkins, was found inside his home and appeared to have at least one gunshot wound.


Keryl Corley takes helm as new director of MANNA

Corley been heavily involved in the community through Thomson First United Methodist church, as a board member and instructor at the Thomson Family Y, as a member of the Thomson Planning Commission.

MCDUFFIEPROGRESS.COM - 2018-08-20 17:30:00

North Augusta man arrested after deadly hit and run involving 1-year-old girl

North Augusta resident Dillon Hapner has been arrested following a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a 1-year-old girl.At approximately 9 p.m. on Aug. 18, 1-year-old Rylee Bloodworth was struck by a burgundy Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck. The incident occurred near Conifer Court in North

AIKEN STANDARD - 2018-08-19 21:00:00

Augusta University Police looking for man accused of sexual assault

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- - Augusta University Police are looking a man accused of exposing himself to a female, Saturday night.

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-19 15:00:48