Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree envisions a police force that is “reflective of the community that it serves.” Local forces are getting closer to that goal, but still have a ways to go.
ATLANTA -- Sweeping changes in how misbehaving youths are treated have reduced the number of teens requiring lock-up, saved taxpayers money and show signs of helping produce productive adults, ...
ATLANTA - A plan by Georgia Power to change the way it pays for solar electricity from small- and medium-sized projects is worrying developers just a year after they pushed the monopoly to use ...
Richmond County deputies are searching for a man accused of deceiving two Augusta women out of $9,500.
Before leaving for the 21st annual Border Bash, Belvedere, S.C., residents Wayne and Marilyn Braddy received a sarcastic phone call from their daughter. "What's daddy wearing?"
ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors have accused a former Georgia Democratic Party chairman of defrauding his legal clients out of more than $1.8 million.
Richmond County Board of Education members received an update on rightsizing and construction projects during their board retreat Friday.
About 20 police officers began a year-long training program Friday geared toward making them future leaders in their departments.
ALBANY, Ga. - Jurors started deciding Friday whether the owner of a peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak recklessly sent known tainted products or was simply a scapegoat for large ...
A Hephzibah man who posted pictures on the Internet of his sexual abuse of a child was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Demolition of an old Church's Chicken fast-food restaurant was completed this week at 2823 Washington Road for development of a Jersey Mike's sandwich shop, the fifth in the area.
Mark Pistorious said he was convinced the judge intended to sentence him to concurrent time in prison, meaning he should be free now.
During a bond hearing in Richmond County Superior Court for Ronnie Lee Jones, Assistant District Attorney Pete Lamb told the judge that Jones became angry with his wife on Aug. 22 because she was ...
'Stop the presses." That clichéd movie scene depicting halting the printing press as a big story breaks is a rare occurrence in real life.
AIKEN - On a quiet 28-acre farm in Aiken County, at the end of a dirt road lined with pecan and crepe myrtle trees lives the University of South Carolina's biggest, and perhaps most famous fan.
Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford says he and his fiancee are calling off their engagement because of the ongoing contention with his ex-wife Jenny Sanford, four years after their divorce.
A kayaker escorts a swimmer on the Savannah River in Augusta Friday morning. The River will be full of swimmers when the IRONMAN 70.3 gets underway in Augusta on Sept. 28.
A South Carolina judge has been asked to reconsider his ruling in favor of North Augusta's Project Jackson development, which includes a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets.
Sylvester Harris, 40, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to child molestation. Judge Daniel J. Craig imposed the prison term with an additional five years on probation.
Former administrator candidate Oscar Rodriguez, now a finalist for city manager in Worchester, Mass., cited racial politics and his being the wrong color as the reason he wasn't hired as city ...