The contractor consortium building two nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has announced an 18-month delay to complete the expansion project, according to a document filed Thursday.
Keith James, who was shot at by Georgia Regents University Police Officer Wesley Martin, was acquitted Thursday of the two most serious charges he faced - aggravated assault on a police officer and theft.
Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis' effort to help the city's young people got under way Thursday with a brainstorming session at Richmond County TechnicalCareer Magnet School.
A jury panel of three men and nine women was sworn in Thursday in the murder trial of Stephon Carter, who is facing the death penalty in the 2011 fatal shooting of Aiken Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson.
A jury convicted an Augusta man Thursday of repeated sexual assaults against a 6-year-old girl. He will spend the rest of his life in prison for the crimes.
U.S. Rep. Rick Allen returned home to Augusta on Thursday for a ceremonial swearing-in, a platform he used to update his top priorities for his first term in Congress.
City officials put the brakes on apparent preparatory work for a new cell phone tower at the corner of Walton Way and Baker Avenue after determining the tower had none of the proper permits.
Marquise C. Redfield, 40, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter in the July 23, 2001, death of James "JT" Mills, 30.
Augusta Regional Airport's governing board selected a new chairman and welcomed the airport's new executive director Thursday.
A Beech Island man is facing charges after leading Richmond County deputies on a two-state chase Wednesday night that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph.