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Wanted: Augusta Man Sets Wife on Fire!

An Augusta man who lit his wife on fire at a local auto shop is being sought by authorities. Ronnie Lee Jones, 30, is accused of dousing wife Cynthia Jones with gasoline and lighting her...

Joking Gone Too Far? 2 Grovetown High Students Jailed for Touching Boy at Lunch

Two students at Grovetown High School went to jail last week for allegedly touching a male classmate inappropriately, according to a sheriff's report. Frank Peterson, 18, and Joseph Arizabal III, 17, are both accused of...

ACSO Deputy Dies in Motorcycle Accident; She was Off-Duty.

Aiken County authorities ave identified the deputy who was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle collision on Wednesday. Deputy Kesli Payton Padgett, 25, was killed in the crash. From a sheriff's office press release: Last night around 9:20...

Metro Spirit’s Joe White Files Stalking Charges on Story Subject

Metro Spirit Publisher Joe White has pressed stalking charges against the alleged victim of a McCormick County trail attack whose claims were featured in White’s weekly paper. This is one of many stories in this...

CCSO Upgrades Charge in Riverside Park Attack

A Memorial Day attack at Riverside Park in Evans left an Augusta man with broken cheek bones and a broken nose, and his friends are saying his attacker got off with a light charge...

Augusta Wakes Up to Another Dead Body in the Streets

An Augusta man was found shot to death on Second Avenue early Saturday, the third such death here in just 15 days. None of the cases has yielded an arrest. Eugene Brown Jr., 23 (pictured at top), was found in...

GBI to Investigate Domestic Homicide by RCSO Cop

The GBI has been called into investigate a domestic slaying in which an off-duty deputy shot another man in south Augusta, authorities said. (UPDATED STORY HERE: http://bit.ly/1K22b0b)  Deputy Allen Crispin (pictured) reportedly shot his estranged wife's...

Paine College to Require School IDs on Campus

Beginning July 1, all Paine faculty staff and students will be required to wear their school identification on the college grounds at all times. And visitors are not exempt from the new policy. Anyone on the...

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