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Investigators on scene of possible Hazmat situation in Jefferson County

Officials were called to a possible Hazmat situation near the Wrens Memorial Airport Monday evening around 8:30 p.m., according to Jefferson County EMA Director Jim Anderson.

Published: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:26:16 GMT

12 OYS: Mom, kids use bucket as makeshift bathroom; blames landlord

For several weeks now, a mom and her children say they have been using a bucket as a bathroom. Despite reporting the problem to the property owner they say nothing has been done to fix the problem.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:50:07 GMT

Organizers: Oily substance in Savannah River won't stop Ironman competition

The no swimming ban is in full effect for the Savannah River. Swimmers training for this year's Ironman spotted an oil like substance in the water over the weekend.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:50:25 GMT

UPDATE | 2-year-old shot, killed in Bamberg County

Hayden was shot in chest around 3:30 Saturday afternoon on Mill Street. Half an hour later he was pronounced dead at Orangeburg Regional Hospital.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:38:00 GMT

Pittman calls Augusta picking process "public political horse trading side show"

Pittman says he thinks city officials are playing let's make a deal for the empty commission chair and city administrator spot.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:48:16 GMT

New law places more restrictions on certain prescriptions

The new law means your pharmacist and doctor will have to follow stricter rules for a lot of cough syrups and pain pills.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:50:51 GMT

Detour, traffic expected on Hardy McManus Road in Evans

Crews will work on the realignment of Hardy McManus Road at the intersection of William Few Parkway Extension during the closure, the Georgia DOT said.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:49:46 GMT

Road closures in Downtown Augusta ahead of Arts In The Heart

Ahead of the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival, there will be rolling road closures in Downtown Augusta

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:25:51 GMT

Earthquake hits Evans, Appling-area Sunday night

There has been no damage reported, the Columbia County EMA said.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:50:10 GMT

Man sent to prison in child pornography case

Authorities said that James molested a girl in the Atlanta area, photographed the crime and then uploaded it and other pornographic images onto a website.

Published: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:55:13 GMT