Law enforcement plans for the dangers of Fourth of July

Law enforcement on land and on the water will be on the lookout July 4 weekend for intoxicated drivers and boaters.

Road construction lane closures suspended for the holiday weekend

Georgia and South Carolina suspend lanes closures in road construction zones for the long holiday weekend.

Voting begins for the Press Play Songwriter Contest

Voting begins in the Press Play Songwriter Contest.

Naked Epicurean: New Ming Wah

Think New Ming Wah is just Chinese food? Not so according to resident cocktail queen, Naked Epicurean.

The Night Beat: Anybody’s Guess

The Night Beat highlights a recent performance of Anybody's Guess.

Augusta Commission approves funding for Augusta Boxing Club

The Augusta Commission voted to give $300,000 to the Augusta Boxing Club.

Augusta man to serve prison term for attacking mother

Augusta man who beat up mother to serve 12 years in prison.

New administration appointed in Columbia County School District in special meeting

The Columbia County School Board announces personnel changes.

Augusta woman admits guilt in repeated acts of child abuse

Augusta man admits guilt for the second time in child abuse case.

Columbia County Booking Highlights

Check out the latest bookings from Columbia County

Rick McKee Comic Strip July 1, 2022

Written by Rick McKee July 1, 2022

Deputy arrested for using his county-issued fuel car for personal vehicle

A Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for using his county-issued fuel card to purchase gasoline for his personal vehicle. Tyler Wood was arrested...

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Columbia County

The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Columbia County Health Department is alerting the community of rabid animals in the area. On Sunday,...

Another homicide in Augusta

A 22 year-old was shot and killed Thursday morning in Richmond County.

County issues reminders on outdoor watering restrictions

In 2010, Georgia passed the Water Stewardship Act to prevent people from using water on their lawns from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying the pictured individual. He is wanted for questioning in reference to a Burglary that occurred at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, 2701 Washington Road, Suite 22 on 06/28/2022.  Anyone with information regarding this subject, please contact Deputy Thomas Langford at (706)821-1038 or any on duty investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706)821-1020 or (706)821-1080.

#BreakingNews: The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying the pictured individual. He is wanted for questioning in reference to a Burglary that occurred at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, 2701 Washington Road, Suite 22 on 06/28/2022. Anyone with information regarding this subject, please contact Deputy Thomas Langford at (706)821-1038 or any on duty investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706)821-1020 or (706)821-1080. ... See MoreSee Less

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#BreakingNews: James McPherson is wanted for an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday 06/27/2022 on Keron Way. James McPherson should be considered Armed and Dangerous. James McPherson may be traveling in a silver sedan, and he may be carrying an unknown type of handgun. James McPherson has warrants on file with this agency at this time. Anyone that comes in contact with McPherson or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact any on call Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020.

#BreakingNews: James McPherson is wanted for an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday 06/27/2022 on Keron Way. James McPherson should be considered Armed and Dangerous. James McPherson may be traveling in a silver sedan, and he may be carrying an unknown type of handgun. James McPherson has warrants on file with this agency at this time. Anyone that comes in contact with McPherson or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact any on call Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020. ... See MoreSee Less

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#BreakingNews: Travis Grubbs is wanted for questioning in reference to an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday 06/27/2022 on Keron Way. Anyone that comes in contact with Grubbs or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact any on call investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020.

#BreakingNews: Travis Grubbs is wanted for questioning in reference to an Armed Robbery that occurred on Monday 06/27/2022 on Keron Way. Anyone that comes in contact with Grubbs or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact any on call investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020. ... See MoreSee Less

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