Davis seeks changes in storm fee program, says fee could hurt schools

Davis seeks changes in storm fee program, says fee could hurt schools

Mayor Hardie Davis has joined Augusta’s debate over implementing a stormwater fee and among his recommendations is reducing its burden on Richmond County schools, which

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Friends credit Boys and Girls Club in graduating with honors from A.R. Johnson

Friends credit Boys and Girls Club in graduating with honors from A.R. Johnson

Canaan Wright, Raymond Chester and Devin Carter became best friends in high school. During the past two years, all three spent their afternoons at the Boys

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Operation Mayday sex sting cases sent to grand jury for possible indictment

Operation Mayday sex sting cases sent to grand jury for possible indictment

After hearing from Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents who took part in the recent Operation Mayday, a judge ruled probable cause existed to send the

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Arrest made in 2002 unsolved Swainsboro homicide

Arrest made in 2002 unsolved Swainsboro homicide

A Swainsboro man set to be released from prison Wednesday was instead arrested on a charge of murder in a 2002 homicide. Phillip Scott Kirby now

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Augusta man pleads guilty to attempting to join ISIS

Augusta man pleads guilty to attempting to join ISIS

  An Augusta man pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to providing aid and support to the terrorist group ISIS. Leon Nathan Davis III, 37, admitted Wednesday in

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Former coroner pleads guilty

Former coroner pleads guilty

Former Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court. Tuten pleaded guilty to a single charge of unauthorized use of an access

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Old Davidson school sale delayed

Old Davidson school sale delayed

A New York investor who planned to purchase the old Davidson building on Telfair Street earlier this month has delayed the sale’s closing for a

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Recent Burke County grad dies in car accident

Recent Burke County grad dies in car accident

A Burke County teen died Wednesday, three days after graduating high school. Shaina Cates, 18, of Sardis, missed a curve on Oglethorpe Trail in Screven County,

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Greenbrier wins state title

Greenbrier wins state title

  Greenbrier won the Class AAAAA state championship in baseball today with a 5-2 win over Gainesville. It is the sixth state title for the Wolfpack, who

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Suspects in beating death captured

Suspects in beating death captured

  Both suspects in the beating death of an 81-year-old Aiken County man earlier this month are in custody. Sandra Evans, 33, of Graniteville, was taken into

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Kasich tests Georgia waters

Kasich tests Georgia waters

    MONROE, Ga. – Ohio Gov. John Kasich didn’t flinch or dodge Tuesday night when asked about issues where he knew he was out of sync

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Harlem rezoning vote draws cheers

Harlem rezoning vote draws cheers

A room full of Harlem residents cheered after city leaders denied requests to rezone two properties for multi-family housing. Residents showed up in force at

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Injuries reported at school bus crash

Injuries reported at school bus crash

  BEECH ISLAND -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol is on the scene of a school bus accident involving a tractor trailer. Injuries have been reported. The

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Huge raise for UGA president

Huge raise for UGA president

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia President Jere Morehead will get a retroactive pay raise of about $170,000 this fiscal year and a second raise

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Hillary returns to SC, site of '08 loss

Hillary returns to SC, site of '08 loss

The last time Hillary Rodman Clinton was in South Carolina, it was 2008 and she was on her way to losing the state’s presidential primary

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Vehicle slams into Georgia day care

Vehicle slams into Georgia day care

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — The owner of a daycare says she’s working to repair her building after a vehicle crashed into it. Gwinnett County fire officials said

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Richmond County graduate celebrates perfect attendance -- K-12

Richmond County graduate celebrates perfect attendance -- K-12

It took a moment, but Allegra Jones did the math. She said the numbers truly put into perspective her accomplishment of achieving perfect attendance throughout her

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Costs down in plan to save historic Augusta buildings

Costs down in plan to save historic Augusta buildings

Partial demolition that will save a historic court building on the city government campus will add just $31,078 to demolition costs, and Historic Augusta has

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Chase Campbell becomes Paine head men's basketball coach

Chase Campbell becomes Paine head men's basketball coach

Chase Campbell is getting the same deal the coach before him received. And he’s perfectly OK with it. Campbell signed a contract Tuesday to be Paine

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