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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Riverside Middle in need of math teacher

More than a week after school began, an advanced math class at Riverside Middle School remains without a properly certified instructor.
By Doug Stutsman

School board votes to pay stormwater fee

Tuesday's 6-4 vote means the school system will pay $86,754 to the city of Augusta. The total bill for the year is $173,508.
By Doug Stutsman

Pipe lasers stolen from Augusta construction site

A construction company is searching for answers after two pipe lasers were reported stolen.
By Doug Stutsman

RCSS receives grant to support financial education efforts

Discover Financial Services announced Monday that it has awarded the Richmond County School System with nearly $78,000 in grants to cover the cost of implementing financial education into their ...
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Study to look at possible Shell Bluff contamination

The director of the Uni­versity of Georgia Sa­van­nah River Ecology Laboratory is helping launch a community-based program to monitor radiological contaminants that residents of a ...
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Police believe two 1998 homicides could be connected

Five homicides from 1998 remain unsolved in Richmond County. Two of the deaths, however, happened within 72 hours of each other, and investigators believe they might be connected.
By Doug Stutsman

Pardon our mess

Numerous road signs have been knocked over along Doug Barnard Parkway.
By Doug Stutsman

Harlem man dies after being thrown from hood of vehicle

A teenager is in custody after a Harlem man died Sunday morning as a result of being thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle.
By Doug Stutsman

Study shows HOPE Scholarship funds in jeopardy

A recent study shows that available funds for the HOPE Scholarship could be completely gone within 12 years.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Westminster students take the trek

Shirking cellphones and computers, a dozen Westminster School students trekked more than 40 miles along the Colorado mountains last month.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Suspect wanted for trying to run over nail-salon employee, report says

A suspect is sought for allegedly trying to run over a nail-salon employee in Richmond County.
By Doug Stutsman

Augusta woman has car stolen while playing lottery

A woman's car was stolen Tuesday while she was paying for lottery tickets.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

McBean Elementary student caught with BB gun

A fourth-grade Richmond County student was caught Tuesday with a plastic BB-gun on school grounds.
By Doug Stutsman

Murphey Middle student charged with simple battery

Details were revealed Wednesday about a Richmond County middle-school student who was pepper-sprayed last week.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

Richmond school buses off to better start

Last year, bus issues were of notable concern the first week of school. There were significantly fewer complaints this year, according to De­wayne Porter, Rich­mond County's senior ...
By Doug Stutsman

Richmond County school board approves lower millage

Property owners of homes valued at $100,000 will see a tax decrease of $7.63 if the reduced rate receives final approval.
By Doug Stutsman

Missing Missouri girl could be in Augusta

The Springfield, Mo., Police Department is asking for assistance in Augusta regarding a missing 16-year-old girl.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

GRU signs coming down

One of the final memories of Georgia Regents University was removed Monday from its Summerville campus.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Augusta goats still working 2 years later

Two years after Richmond County invested in goats to keep vegetation down at city-maintained detention ponds, the program is still going strong.
By Doug Stutsman

Vehicle stolen at University Hospital

A woman who took a friend for an evaluation Friday found that her car was missing about four hours later.
By Doug Stutsman
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Arraignment coming Tuesday in Irish Travelers case
A total of 22 people - 20 identified as Travelers and two from Augusta - face racketeering charges under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.