Jeffrey Sponseller who operated Sponseller Eye Care One will pay $275,000 to settled a civil action filed over his violation of the False Claims Act.
There were more weapons-related incidents in Richmond County elementary schools during the 2014-15 school year than at middle or high schools, with the weapons ranging from blunt objects to handguns.
Kingsley Smith was booked into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and has since been released, Richmond County School Safety and Security Chief Alfonzo Williams said.
On Thursday in Burke County Superior Court, Brandon D. Nunnally, 25, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of homicide by vehicle and weaving over the roadway.
Police are investigating a woman's miscarriage that occurred shortly after she reported an assault by the unborn child's father, authorities said.
Jahmal Hamm, 18, Curtis D. Jordan, 19, Devonta L. Kitchens, 17, and Maxene Saintal Jr., 16, each faces charges of two counts rape, two counts aggravated sodomy, and armed robbery.
A Jackson man was robbed of $10 Thursday while buying a drink from a vending machine at an Augusta hotel.
A 22-year-old is facing a murder charge in connection to a badly decomposed body discovered in Burke County last week.
Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant to stem sales of stolen goods, which has been criticized as too broad.
A Domino's pizza employee is accused of taking $600 from the business between July 30 and Thursday, police say.