Carmel library reaches goal

This is a very exciting time for the folks at a little library along the Plymouth Road in Carmel.

People at the Simpson Memorial Library have been working hard to raise money for renovations and an addition.

Today they announced they have topped their goal of more than $406 thousand dollars.

Much of it has come from the Nextgen Foundation which awarded the library with a $200 thousand dollar grant.

The rest came from grants from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, the Davis Family

  Foundation and from people in the community.

The library hopes to begin construction on the new addition next spring.

They also plan to add running water and a bathroom which the library hasn't had since it was built in 1925.

Augusta robbery

The manhunt continues following an armed robbery in Mount vernon.

That's where a man walked into the local Cumberland Farms convenience store around 2:10 this morning and pulled out a gun.

He demanded money and once he got what he wanted he fled on foot.

Augusta police have released this surveillance photos of the suspect.

His face was covered with a bandana, but police believe he's a younger-looking man who weighs between 130 and 165 pounds.

He was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, cargo pants and gloves.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Augusta Police Department.



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