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Columbia County Crime Map

Beginning Sept. 29, 2014, The Augusta Chronicle will have a weekly crime map for Columbia County. We will try to post new map every Monday, but anticipate delays on occasion. The reports are provided by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Updated Sept. 29, 2014

Westobou Festival 2014

The five-day festival features 19 events spanning visual art, music, film, dance and literature. This year, the festival added The Color Run, a popular 5k run. 

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 22-29

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 22-29. 

Kirby's Augusta

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PHOTOS: Ironman 70.3 Augusta

Canadian Brent McMahon won the overall event at the intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta on Sunday. Dallas resident Lauren Barnett claimed first in the women's division.

Weekly crime map, database

A total of 160 crimes tracked by The Augusta Chronicle were reported to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during the past week, including one homicide.

Nuke supplier agrees to changes after cheating

ATLANTA - A manufacturer making parts for two nuclear plants in the Southeast has promised to better train its employees after investigators accused three workers of cheating on a qualification test four years ago.
By Ray Henry

VA whistleblower files retaliation complaint

Laura Frantz says that Daniel Hoffman is the main person behind eight years of "harassment and improper processing of employee compensation and benefits."
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