Augusta Commission deadlocks on millage rate, stalling legal process

Augusta Municipal Building Entrance
Augusta's commissioners discussed the millage rate at their most recent meeting.

Richmond County School Board holds first public meetings related to millage

The Richmond County school board held two public meetings Aug. 9 related to millage.

Columbia County’s Board of Education recaps the school start

Columbia County's school board met Tuesday and reflected on the first few days of the new school year.

Little Free Library arrives at the HUB for Community Innovation

A little free library was placed at the HUB for Community Innovation Tuesday. It's the first of 13 that will be placed in the Harrisburg and Laney Walker areas.

Prison term imposed in health care fraud scheme

Nurse practitioner convicted for role in medical care fraud was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison.

Augusta cold case murder conviction affirmed on appeal

Georgia Supreme Court affirms 2016 murder conviction in Augusta.

The Market project in Evans plaza on hold

The Market, Columbia County’s proposed open-air gathering space, has been put on hold.

Columbia County job fair held in Grovetown

The Columbia County Board of Commissioners hosted a job fair Tuesday.

Augusta woman sentenced to prison term for assault

Augusta woman who rammed vehicle while baby in her vehicle unrestrained sentenced to prison term.

Michael Meyers: The Continuing Saga of “As The Robes Turn.”

Michael Meyers Columnist with The Augusta Press
Some Augustans misuse ambulance service, and others want to step into public offices in upcoming elections. Michael Meyers gives all the details.

Rick McKee Comic Strip Aug. 10, 2022

Written by Rick McKee August 10, 2022

GreenJackets win back-and-forth battle for seventh win in a row 

FREDERICKSBURG, VA -  Following a sweep in Delmarva last week, the Augusta GreenJackets (17-18) stayed hot by winning their seventh game in a row...

Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

A federal judge in California ruled Tuesday that three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour's postseason.

Four GreenJackets earn promotion to Rome Braves

The Augusta GreenJackets announced promotions.

Human remains found in Burke County pond

Nearly a month after a search began at a pond on Highway 56, Burke County authorities have announced the discovery of human remains.

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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate  Anthony Rolan. Anthony Rolan is wanted in reference to an Aggravated Assault that occurred at 3614 Deans Bridge Road on 07/16/2022. Anthony Rolan is known to frequent the areas of Morgan Road and Deans Bridge Road. 

Anyone with information concerning Anthony Rolan is asked to contact Inv. Johnathan Mathis or any On Call Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1453 or 706-821-1020.

#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Anthony Rolan. Anthony Rolan is wanted in reference to an Aggravated Assault that occurred at 3614 Deans Bridge Road on 07/16/2022. Anthony Rolan is known to frequent the areas of Morgan Road and Deans Bridge Road.

Anyone with information concerning Anthony Rolan is asked to contact Inv. Johnathan Mathis or any On Call Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1453 or 706-821-1020.
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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Chaquita Chapman. Chaquita Chapman is wanted for questioning in an Aggravated Assault incident that occurred on the 3000 Block of Washington Road on Sunday, August 7, 2022. 

If anyone has any information regarding the location of this subject, please contact Inv. Terry Bale at (706) 821-1454, or any on-duty Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.

#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Chaquita Chapman. Chaquita Chapman is wanted for questioning in an Aggravated Assault incident that occurred on the 3000 Block of Washington Road on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

If anyone has any information regarding the location of this subject, please contact Inv. Terry Bale at (706) 821-1454, or any on-duty Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.
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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to identify the suspects pictured. The subjects subjects are wanted for an Aggravated Assault that occurred on 08/08/2022 on the 2300 block of Travis Road. The subjects left in the pictured Dodge Charger and were last observed traveling East on Travis Road. The subjects are considered Armed and Dangerous. 

Any information concerning the identity of these subjects, please contact Inv. Sean Morrow, or any Violent Crimes Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office (706) 432-5281 or (706) 821-1080. Callers with information on the identity of the subjects can remain anonymous.Image attachment

#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to identify the suspects pictured. The subjects subjects are wanted for an Aggravated Assault that occurred on 08/08/2022 on the 2300 block of Travis Road. The subjects left in the pictured Dodge Charger and were last observed traveling East on Travis Road. The subjects are considered Armed and Dangerous.

Any information concerning the identity of these subjects, please contact Inv. Sean Morrow, or any Violent Crimes Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office (706) 432-5281 or (706) 821-1080. Callers with information on the identity of the subjects can remain anonymous.
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