Mobile Augusta

Wed. Oct. 7 8:33 am


COLUMBIA - Authorities in South Caro­lina struggled Monday to get water to communities swamped by it, and with dams overflowing, bridges collapsing, hundreds of roads inundated and floodwaters rolling down to the coast, the state was anything but done with this disaster.

John Alan Jacobs is accused of murder in the slaying of his wife, 52-year-old Harriette Jacobs, who wrote a blog about country life called "Below the Gnat Line."

Mayor Hardie Davis asks commissioners to give up their gas cards as he backs down from seeking a car for his chief of staff.

Here's a second chance at the Sassafras and Chocolate festivals, plus the temptation to dine on international cuisine.

Stephanie D. Farmer, 41, pleaded guilty in the scam that defrauded banks out of more than $7,217.

Attorneys for the Georgia Department of Transportation argue the Palmetto Pipeline Co. LLC is not a pipeline company as defined by Georgia law.

A morning fire destroyed a rural Grovetown home Tuesday.

Cathedral Henderson has pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court, where he faces a 50-count indictment that accuses him of making false statements in health care matters. 

Gary Black, the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, made an appearance in Augusta last Thursday with a clear message to Georgia poultry-farm workers.

I wish the Columbia County Sheriff's Office would check the handicapped parking spaces in shopping centers. People are really disabled in this county and they need those spaces.

Schools reopen after being closed the past two days because of area flooding.