Travis Highfield

Candidates for District 24 tout different backgrounds, similar views


The candidates for the Georgia Senate District 24, the Augusta area’s most contested race with five... Read more

Columbia Industrial Boulevard to close for construction

Columbia Industrial Boulevard will close for 30 days as contractors construct a tie-in to the River Watch Parkway extension. ... Read more

Driver found at fault for hitting child on bicycle


A woman who struck a child riding a bicycle Monday was found to be at fault for driving while distracted, deputies say.... Read more

Authorities not sure whether Cooney Circle shootings are related


Authorities are not sure whether two shootings on Cooney Circle last weekend were related.

On Saturday,... Read more

Shooting reported on Massoit Court


The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men who, they say, wounded an Augusta man in a drive-by shooting Monday.... Read more

Pay raise requested for some Columbia County positions


Some Columbia County staffers earn slightly less than their counterparts in benchmark counties throughout the Southeast,... Read more

Woman's 1991 suffocation, stabbing remains unsolved ...


More than 24 years after Juanita Johnson was found stabbed and suffocated in her Richmond County... Read more