Local Update - October 12, 2007

Fatal Stabbing in Wagener
A stabbing in Wagener Thursday leaves one man dead this morning.
24 year-old Wayne Corley, Junior of Aiken died after an apparent stab wound to the neck.
It happened around 7:00 Thursday night when Deputies say Corley got into an argument with a woman at a home on the 600 block Seivern Road.
Right now, deputies are questioning one woman about his death.

Augusta Shooting
Investigators say a disagreement turned into a shooting in Augusta thursday evening.
It happened around 5:00 at the Dogwood Terrace Housing Project on First Avenue.
Richmond County deputies say 21 year-old Cedrick Benjamin shot 22 year-old Arthur Hill twice in the leg.
Benjamin is in jail, and Hill is expected to recover.

Pizza Manager Foils Robbery
It was a pizza order that was almost the set up for an armed robbery.
Richmond county investigators say 21 year-old Bryce Morris called Domino's Pizza on Washington Road Wednesday night.
The Domino's manager found out the phone number he gave did not exist, so he called the sheriff's office.
When deputies arrived, they found the suspect hiding on the patio of a vacant apartment.
He ran, throwing a gun from his waistband.
Morris is charged with attempted armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Stolen Cars
Aiken County investigators are trying to track down three men wanted for turning stolen cars into cash.
Deputies say they stole five cars and vans from a Beech Island man and sold them for scrap at a junk yard.
Now, they're on the hunt for 42 year-old William Sanders, 40 year-old Tony Johnson, and 28 year-old Timothy Hall.

Ed Meloan Could Get Parole
This morning, News 12 has learned Ed Meloan could be eligible for parole after serving ten years in prison for child molestation.
Meloan would then be 85 years old.
His sentence is 78 years.

Ride for C9
Augusta firefighter Laddie Williams and partner Scott Rousseau are just about to finish a trip that's taken them across the country.
The two have been raising money for nine charleston firefighters who died in a furniture store fire in june.
Thursday, Augusta welcomed them home with a police escort as they rolled through town.
The bikers will head to Charleston Saturday morning.

Greek Festival
How about a little greek fun to get your weekend started?
The Greek Festival's kicking off today with live music, traditional dance, and authentic foods in downtown Augusta.
You can drop by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church today through Sunday.
Admission is free.


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