Local Update - May 16, 2007

Murder Suspects Arrested
Right now, two suspects are behind bars for the murder of Tollie Mitchell. Sixteen-year-old Desmond Grissam and 19-year-old Tavaris Wilcher have been arrested and charged with one count of murder, armed robbery and having a gun during a crime. Tollie Mitchell was found shot to death in his car Friday.

8 Area Schools Vandalized
This morning, some parents are asking for more patrols after eight Richmond County schools are vandalized over the weekend. This is prompting one parent to ask the school board for more police presence at the schools in addition to building privacy fences.
If you'd like more patrols in your child's school, you can either contact your board member in your district or come to one of the board meetings to voice your opinion.

T-Mobile Job Fair
If you're looking for a career change, you'll want to go to T-Mobile's job fair.
The company is holding a job fair for management positions. The fair gets started at 10 a.m. today and runs until 6 p.m. tonight. It's being held at the Doubletree hotel formerly known as the Sheraton on Perimeter Parkway.

GA Department of Labor Job Fair
There's also a job fair this week at the Georgia Department of Labor in Augusta. It's Thursday, May 17 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. You can stop by the office at 601 Greene Street.

Debate Tonight
The 10th Congressional District debate is tonight at Augusta State University. News 12's Laurie Ott will be the moderator. It's in the Student Activities Center Ballroom.


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