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Two jailers fired after inmate injured at Webster center

Two Richmond County jailors were fired last month after a fight with an inmate in his cell. Deputies Derek Neal and Joshua Parker were let go from the sheriff’s office after an altercation with 18-year-old Charles Kellam, who refused to exit his cell at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center ...

12/03/09 - 2:28pm

Condition of apartment lands Augusta mother in jail

An Augusta mother is in jail after deputies found dog feces and trash strewn throughout the apartment where she lived with her two small children. Marjorie Nikki Stanfield, 32, of 1025 Woodsedge Drive, is charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to Richmond C...

12/03/09 - 2:27pm

Former Catholic youth minister charged with molestation

A spokeswoman for the Savannah Diocese said Julian Sheppard Heyman was director of youth ministries from July 1988 to October 1999.

12/03/09 - 2:16pm

Preservation group to guard local county stream properties

Land trusts protect sensitive areas by offering tax credits, other incentives.

01/07/10 - 11:13am

Closing Athens Navy base won't save money, new report says

ATHENS, Ga. -- Closing the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens and dozens of other military bases nationwide will save billions of dollars less than the Pentagon originally estimated, according to a recent congressional report. When the Supply Corps leaves, the University of Georgia will take over t...

12/03/09 - 6:39pm

SC officials calling for comment on I-95 interchange project

SANTEE, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Transportation wants to know what the public thinks about plans for modifying an interchange along one of the state's busiest highways. The department holds a public meeting at Lake Marion High School in Santee on Thursday about plans for a n...

12/03/09 - 7:26am

Health care reform forum tonight

An Athens-based political action group will host a forum in support of President Obama's health care reform plan at the Columbia County Library tonight. Starting at 7, the CSRA Health Insurance Reform Forum opens with a meet and greet with sponsors and panelists, which include Columbia County D...

12/03/09 - 7:22am

Oxendine tells Ga. insurers to keep covering mammograms

ATLANTA — State Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine is warning health insurance companies in Georgia to continue covering mammogram screenings for breast cancer. Georgia law currently says that women ages 35 to 39 are entitled to a baseline mammogram. On Nov. 16 a Department of Health and Hu...

12/03/09 - 2:17pm

Augusta man shot, killed during home robbery attempt

An Augusta man was shot and killed tonight during an attempted armed robbery, according to Richmond County investigators.

03/20/10 - 5:34pm

Person shot in holdup tonight

Police are on the lookout for the suspect, who was described as a 6-foot 2-inch tall black male between 30 and 35, wearing a light brown jacket and skull cap, according police.

12/02/09 - 10:56pm

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