North Augusta resident Stephen Donohue and the River Club Homeowners Association filed a civil suit Monday against the city, mayor and City Council in Aiken County.
Backed by a consultant's analysis set in motion before she was hired, Melanie Wilson proposed to Augusta commissioners a sweeping reorganization of the department's planning side.
Judge J. Wade Padgett was outraged that Devonte Bogan punched a girlfriend, breaking her nose. But it was what Bogan did next that earned him time in prison.
Public health leaders at Georgia Regents University are joining with community groups to re-energize an effort to improve health issues in Augusta.
Using data from last year and sophisticated modeling, the flu shot prevented 79,000 additional hospitalizations to go along with the 381,000 who were actually hospitalized.
A Navy petty officer has been charged with homicide in the February death of his 17-month-old niece.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., donated 68,000 frequent-flier miles he accrued through congressional travel to the Fisher House Foundation's Hero Miles program this week.
Columbia County has a request for proposals, due Jan. 10, for a "new institutional health services facility to serve as Columbia County's sole community provider." County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said that would be a 100-bed full-service hospital with a trauma unit.
According to 2013 graduation rates released by the state Department of Education, Richmond County graduation rate dropped 1 percent. Columbia County's rate rose by 2 percent.
Augusta continues to receive attention for efforts to bolster the local economy, most recently from the National Association of Counties, although the attention doesn't come for free.