Kemp declares state of emergency; National Guard troops on standby in...

Up to 1,000 Georgia National Guard troops could be coming to the Capital city in response to protests over an Atlanta police public safety training facility known as “Cop City.”

Smith found guilty of lesser charge in dragging of deputy, not...

Deputy Keith Inman, left, was commended by Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree in 2017 after Inman and another officer gave CPR and revived an unresponsive man. Friday, a Richmond County jury found a man who seriously injured Inman, Kaylon Smith, not guilty of aggravated assault.
A Richmond County jury found an Augusta man guilty of the lesser charge of felony obstruction in an incident that seriously injured a deputy.

Richmond County Sheriff’s office seeks help finding missing person

Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking help locating a missing teen.

New scam in Columbia County, judges say

Columbia Judicial Circuit judges warn of a scam going around the county.

Fight at Midland Valley High injures 2 faculty & several students

Midland Valley High School was placed on a soft lockdown Friday after fights that injured severals students and two faculty members at the Graniteville...

Augusta mayor releases statement on Gold Cross EMS, former commissioner speaks...

Augusta Mayor Garnett Johnson is committed to insuring Augusta/Richmond County has ambulance service, despite the recent problems negotiating a contract with the current provider.

Urban K9 opens in downtown Augusta

Pet boutique Fetch 501 has rebranded to Urban K9, a new one-stop shop for dog-lovers getting its paws wet in downtown Augusta.

In MCG whistleblower case, testimony points to falsified monkey tissue

This rhesus macaque is the species of Ovechkin, the MCG medical-research monkey who died in 2014 and led to an ongoing whistleblower lawsuit.
New testimony in a University System of Georgia whistleblower lawsuit involving a research monkey's death supports the claim that MCG officials swapped-out tissue from another animal during a botched investigation.

Paceline donates annual check to Georgia Cancer Center

On Thursday evening, Jan. 26, local non-profit Paceline presented a check to the Georgia Cancer Center from its 2022 fundraising season, and handed out awards to key volunteers and participants.

Dine & Dish: French Market Grille West

If you happen to be on Fury’s Ferry Road near dinnertime, you’re in the pleasant position of having a huge variety of food from different cultures to choose from.

Something You May Not Have Known: The poet James Ryder Randall

Long before Axl Rose and Freddie Mercury came along, poets were the 19th century version of the rock star, and one of those stars, James Ryder Randall, called Augusta home later in his life.

Coming soon for college basketball fans: The (New) Clint Bryant Show

The college basketball season is officially heating up as the sport angles towards March Madness.

Georgia Senate Republicans unveil 2023 legislative agenda

Georgia's Senate Republicans set agenda with similarities, additions to governor's.

Republicans introduce increase in tax credits for private school scholarships into...

Georgia House Republicans are backing legislation that would increase the statewide cap on income tax credits offered to donors to a fund that provides private school scholarships.

Rick McKee Comic Strip Jan. 27, 2023

Written by Rick McKee January 27, 2023

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#BreakingNews Augusta Mayor Garnett Johnson has called an emergency session for 3:00pm this afternoon to discuss the EMT/Ambulance service situation. Stay tuned to The Augusta PRESS for details or tune in at https://www.augustaga.gov/1393/Government-Meetings-Live

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#BreakingNews The Augusta Richmond County Commission failed to approve a contract in today’s special called session with Gold Cross leaving the future of EMS service in question. Stay tuned for more details.

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