Tempers flared during a special called meeting of the Grovetown City Council in which longtime councilman and former mayor Dennis Trudeau proposed the council hire an outside attorney to investigate the actions of the mayor's office.
A 22-year-old man died after being shot several times early today in south Augusta.
Augusta Housing Authority administers 3,702 Housing Choice units in Augusta-Richmond County, about 10.5 percent of the rental housing stock.
Robbie Lee Mauzon and Saul Edward Saylors each face two counts of conspiracy to commit the robbery of a commercial business, two counts of robbery of a commercial business, and two counts of the use and carry of a firearm during crimes of violence.
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office released little information and denied interviews "due to the sensitivity of the case," but said the emphasis was placed on prostitution at area hotels.
An investigation is ongoing after a teenager originally from Augusta was found dead in Kentucky.
The three reservoirs on the Savannah River operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers entered the first drought level Tuesday when pool elevation at Thurmond Lake dipped below 326 feet above mean sea level.
Hazmat crews and other emergency responders were called to the industrial area on Marvin Griffin Road after a chemical leak this morning.
Police said Adrienne Lousie Hicks asked if she could help the deputy with something and he stated he was conducting a traffic stop.