Updated: 07/06/2006 - A jury has acquitted the woman charged with battery of a News 12 reporter. Terri Fordham was arrested in February following a confrontation with reporter Stephanie Baker.
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.