An alert witness helped Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrest two Augusta men on Saturday in connection with the slaying and robbery of a Beech Island barber.
The director of the Richmond County school system's Transportation Department says a stricter attendance policy and better morale this school year helped improve on driver absences and chronically late buses that plagued the department in 2011-12.
Since 2008, Augusta has appeared in 20 national rankings, receiving high marks for being the "most resilient metro economy" and having one of the "strongest building markets for housing." But what do these ratings mean to recruiters?
Richmond County authorities are finding that just the sight and warning that they will use their recently issued Tasers is often enough to make a person compliant.