North Augusta City Council considers a flurry of motions

North Augusta City Council approved several measures at its Aug. 15 meeting.

Woman pleads in vehicular homicide case in Burke County

With the support of the victim's parents, probation has been imposed on the young Burke County woman who caused fatal vehicle crash.

Game nights bring families together

Board and card games can provide a way for families to bond.

Chad Cook: A look at opening week on the high school...

Chad Cook looks at this week's matchups on the high school gridiron as football season kicks off in the Augusta area.

Destination Retail Incentive program has money and time left

The Destination Retail Incentive Policy program, an initiative by the Columbia County Development Authority to incentivize unique businesses with broad appeal to open in Columbia County, has so far facilitated two businesses, and has money left to spare.

Richmond County Booking Highlights

Check out the latest bookings from Richmond County.

Kemp announces $350 cash assistance to low-income Georgians

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday he plans to distribute one-time $350 payments to Georgians enrolled in certain public benefit programs.  

Rick McKee Comic Strip Aug. 16, 2022

Written by Rick McKee August 16, 2022

Motorcyclist dies after being struck by school bus Monday

A motorcyclist was killed Monday after attempting to pass a turning school bus.

Judge: Abortion law to remain in effect

Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion law will continue to operate while a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the law is pending, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ruled Monday.  

Crime map: Richmond County has one shooting death reported for week...

One shooting death was among the more than 200 crimes committed in Richmond County the week of Aug. 3.

Augusta Commission to begin search for new city administrator

The Augusta Commission has a full agenda Tuesday.

Businesses near Washington Road at Interstate 20 continue to evolve

Washington Road at I-20 is seeing a lot of construction.

Short getaways: Chasing waterfalls

Managing editor Charmain Z. Brackett chased waterfalls over the weekend.

New subdivision proposed for Pleasant Home Road

Winchester Homes of Georgia has proposed a new subdivision for Pleasant Home Road.

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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Dejuan White. 5’09” / 180 LBS.

White is wanted in reference to an Aggravated Assault that occurred on 08/13/2022 at the East Augusta Commons at 420 E Boundary. Dejuan White was last seen traveling in a silver 2003 Ford Crown Victoria. The vehicle should have extensive front end damage. 

Dejuan White has warrants on file with this agency at this time.

Anyone that comes in contact with Dejuan White or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact Inv. Stephen Brown or any on call Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1020 or 706-821-4848.

#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Dejuan White. 5’09” / 180 LBS.

White is wanted in reference to an Aggravated Assault that occurred on 08/13/2022 at the East Augusta Commons at 420 E Boundary. Dejuan White was last seen traveling in a silver 2003 Ford Crown Victoria. The vehicle should have extensive front end damage.

Dejuan White has warrants on file with this agency at this time.

Anyone that comes in contact with Dejuan White or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact Inv. Stephen Brown or any on call Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1020 or 706-821-4848.
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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Nathan Clemons. Nathan Clemons was last seen at approximately 7:00am on 08/11/2022 on the 2000 block of Hephzibah McBean Road. Clemons was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans and may be traveling in a white 90s Dodge pickup truck with a South Carolina tag.  Clemons may be headed to the Graniteville, SC area.

Anyone with information concerning Nathan Clemons, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706)-821-1020 or 821-1080.

#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Nathan Clemons. Nathan Clemons was last seen at approximately 7:00am on 08/11/2022 on the 2000 block of Hephzibah McBean Road. Clemons was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans and may be traveling in a white 90s Dodge pickup truck with a South Carolina tag. Clemons may be headed to the Graniteville, SC area.

Anyone with information concerning Nathan Clemons, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706)-821-1020 or 821-1080.
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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Keith Styburski. Height: 5’09” / Weight: 180

Keith Styburski was last seen on 07/26/2022 on the 2300 block of Mims Road. Keith Styburski is possibly suffering from a mental crisis. Keith Styburski could possibly be in the area of Hwy. 56 and Watkins Pond Road on foot. 

If you have any information on Styburski, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080.

#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Keith Styburski. Height: 5’09” / Weight: 180

Keith Styburski was last seen on 07/26/2022 on the 2300 block of Mims Road. Keith Styburski is possibly suffering from a mental crisis. Keith Styburski could possibly be in the area of Hwy. 56 and Watkins Pond Road on foot.

If you have any information on Styburski, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080.
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#BreakingNews: Richmond County Sheriffs Office - Georgia investigators are seeking assistance to locate Matecus Barnes. Matecus Barnes is wanted for questioning in reference to an Aggravated Assault incident that occurred on the 200 Block of Boy Scout Road on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022. Matecus Barnes was last seen leaving 210 Boy Scout Road (Knights Inn) in a newer model white Nissan Altima (pictured above). Matecus Barnes should be considered armed and dangerous.

If anyone has any information regarding Barnes, please contact Inv. Ananias Reese at (706) 821-1070, 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 Matecus Barnes. Matecus Barnes is wanted for questioning in reference to an Aggravated Assault incident that occurred on the 200 Block of Boy Scout Road on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022. Matecus Barnes was last seen leaving 210 Boy Scout Road (Knights Inn) in a newer model white Nissan Altima (pictured above). Matecus Barnes should be considered armed and dangerous.

If anyone has any information regarding Barnes, please contact Inv. Ananias Reese at (706) 821-1070, or any on-duty Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.
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