New city administrator Janice Allen Jackson asked the commission to retain interim administrators Tameka Allen and Steve Cassell until she fills two deputy administrator slots.
ATLANTA - Atlanta's fire chief has been suspended after city officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexuality as a "perversion."
Police are searching for a man accused of stealing a woman's cellphone Monday while they waited for a job interview for a position at McDonalds.
Between now and mid-2015, the Augusta Fire Department will replace two-thirds of its trucks with new, enhanced firefighting vehicles.
ATLANTA - The head of Georgia's emergency management agency has been demoted after the state's weak response to a snowstorm in metro Atlanta.
Sen. Jesse Stone's decision to withdraw his name from consideration for a vacant judgeship in Burke County paved the way for Gov. Nathan Deal to appoint Jack Cox.
An Aiken County Sheriff’s Office undercover investigation into the distribution of child pornography netted one arrest, officials announced Friday.
The South Carolina Supreme Court will hear the lawsuit that has stalled North Augusta's Project Jackson development, which includes a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
Findings revealed that 55-year-old James Tomac died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His wife, 44-year-old Teresa Tomac, died from multiple gunshot wounds; her death has been ruled a homicide.
A Warrenville, S.C., man is accused of illegal hunting after a game warden said he caught him and three others shooting a hog from the back of a moving truck Friday.
Work on more than 20,000 square feet of office and warehouse space just outside Fort Gordon could start by the end of this year.
It's pitiful the way Augusta's politicians use Veterans Day as a "photo op" walking in their parades; making long introduction speeches before the TV cameras; sliding in to have their pictures ...
Georgia's Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that it is legal for local courts to contract with private companies to supervise offenders on probation.
The annual James Brown Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway was held Monday.
A Hephzibah man told deputies someone stole more than $1,200 worth of sneakers from his son's bedroom Friday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Last week we asked you to remember the days of train travel and the old Union Station. If you would like to share a memory, e-mail bill.kirby@augustachronicle.
The National Weather Service in Columbia says the threat of severe weather has left the Augusta area, but not before leaving behind some property damage Sunday.