Richmond County's high school graduation rate made gains in 2012 while Columbia County slipped a couple percentage points, still, however, hovering above the state average, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education Tuesday.
THOMSON — A three-vehicle accident Monday on Wrens Highway killed a man and seriously injured a woman.
The contractor building the mixed oxide fuel plant at Savannah River Site may have overbilled the government as much as $3.7 million for temporary subcontractor living expenses, according to a new audit report.
Whether downtown businesses and the public are allowed unlimited public parking on Broad Street faces a likely vote by the Augusta Commission on Tuesday.
Stanley L. Fields, 20, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to charges of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal attempt to commit burglary, and a weapon violation. His trial continues this morning.
A Richmond County State Court jury found Larry P. Craft of Tennessee not guilty of committing any crime at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 10.
The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will honor six women and five girls at is annual Women of Distinction luncheon Thursday at the Legends Club.
Marion Williams, the outspoken, sometimes-contrarian Augusta Commissioner from Super District 9, said he is "contemplating" a run for Georgia Senate District 22.
Traffic investigators say an off-duty Richmond County deputy was at fault in the motorcycle crash that killed him.
Savannah River Site's Citizens Advisory Board is considering a draft recommendation opposing any future use of the site for storing spent nuclear fuel.