Televisions and video game systems were reported missing from three residences in the Deans Bridge Road corridor on New Year's Eve.
The New Year brings a small pay raise for more than 18,000 federal employees in the Augusta area.
New Year's Day saw at least 27 people go to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital for treatment.
Despite lagging tax collections, Georgia transportation planners say they are moving forward as planned with dozens of road, bridge and other maintenance projects.
Augusta's first baby born in 2015 was Treyvon Tremaine Harris, the son of Joyce and Jamar Harris. Treyvon entered the world shortly after the countdown to midnight at 12:16 a.m.