Posted: 06/30/2006 - A judge ruled John Couey's confession about the kidnap, rape and murder of Jessica Lunsford is not admissible in court. However, the discovery of her body can be used as evidence.
Posted: 06/30/2006 - Lee Muns says he's running for chairman of the Columbia County School Board. Muns opted not to run for re-election in 2004, but says he's ready to take Columbia County schools to the next level.
Posted: 06/30/2006 - There was a hit and run accident in downtown Augusta Thursday night, and it happened right in front of Richmond County deputies.
Posted: 06/30/2006 - Folks in Columbia County will have to find a new place to dump their trash. The county is closing its Baker Place Road landfill this Saturday, July 1.
Posted: 06/30/2006 - Based on a tip called in by a citizen, Steven Griffin was taken into custody on the 800 block of Metcalf Street at approximately 5:00 Friday, June 30. Griffin was sought as a person of interest in the murder of John Grimes, which occurred at 12th Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard on June 24.
Posted: 06/29/2006 - Commissioners have just cleared the way for a multi-million dollar condominium complex downtown. Developers will build The Watermark at the Augusta Riverwalk. The condos will sit at 6th and Reynolds, which is currently an old train depot.
Posted: 06/29/2006 - The state Election Board said Thursday that Georgia's new voter ID law will be in effect for the July 18 primary, now less than three weeks away. The board said elections officials can begin issuing free photo identification cards to voters who need them.
Posted: 06/29/2006 - Late Thursday afternoon, a federal judge temporarily blocked Georgia's law preventing registered sex offenders from living near school bus stops. The law was supposed to take effect Saturday, July 1...
Posted: 06/29/2006 - The Augusta Board of Elections has voted to open two additional early voting sites for the Georgia primary election July 18, at Warren Road Center and the Henry Brigham Center.
Posted: 06/29/2006 - Dozen of new Georgia state laws go into effect after this weekend. They range from taking lottery winnings to pay back child support to new sex offender laws. Here's a look at some of the new laws...
Posted: 06/29/2006 - Governor Sonny Perdue has announced 150 Georgia National Guardsmen are going to the Mexican border. They're volunteering for the duty in New Mexico, which could last several months.
Posted: 06/29/2006 - The Veterans Administration says that stolen computer with records on millions of veterans and service members has been found.
Posted: 06/29/2006 - You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't spit into the wind. And in Aiken County, you don't steal the sheriff's gun from his Ford Explorer...
Posted: 06/29/2006 - Could property taxes be going up in Richmond County? The numbers are in at the Richmond County Board of Education, and at first glance, it looks like good news for taxpayers.
Updated: 02/01/2007 - The State Ethics Commission takes up a request from a local Superior Court Judge Thursday, June 29 at their monthly meeting. Judge Duncan Wheale has asked for an opinion on whether his supporters and friends can hold a fundraiser for him, to repay an outstanding legal bill...