Augusta Youth Development Campus

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YDC sentencing isn't end of troubles

Friday's sentencing of Michael Everidge to 17 years in prison should have closed 11 turbulent months at Augusta's Youth Development Campus, but it didn't. Hours after Everidge's day in court, five ...
By Kyle Martin | Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

One of 5 YDC escapees still at large

An 18-year-old serving time for armed robbery is still at large, the last of five inmates who escaped Friday night from the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
By Summer Moore | Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Teen gets 17 years in YDC killing

A teenager accused of killing a fellow inmate at the Augusta Youth Development Campus was sentenced to 17 years in prison.
By Kyle Martin | Friday, Oct. 19, 2012

Georgia considers juvenile justice reforms

ATLANTA — After overhauling its adult criminal justice system to provide alternative sentences and reduce skyrocketing prison costs, the state is turning its attention to the juvenile system.
By Kate Brumback | Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Mike Padgett is most dangerous road

At least two deaths a year have occurred on the 15-mile stretch since 1995. Traffic engineers and deputies say there are numerous reasons for the number of fatalities.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Saturday, June 2, 2012

YDC trial expected this summer

The case of Michael Everidge, who was indicted in February in connection with November's death of Jade Holder, 19, could go to trial at summer's end.
By Kyle Martin | Friday, June 1, 2012

YDC deals with triumphs, death

The facility graduated three students with GEDs and one with a college certificate Friday but later learned of the death of one of their teachers in a car accident.
By Summer Moore | Friday, May 18, 2012

Grovetown woman killed in morning wreck

According to sheriff officials, a woman pulled her 2010 Honda Accord from a private drive off Mike Padgett Highway into the path of a 2005 Ford pickup traveling northbound near Marvin Griffin Road.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, May 18, 2012

Letter: Community needs change

Remember that popular quote: All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
By Brian Green | Saturday, March 24, 2012

Bond denied for man in YDC death

Bond was denied Friday for Michael Everidge, who is charged with murder in connection with the death of another inmate at Augusta's Youth Development Campus.
By Kyle Martin | Friday, March 16, 2012

New Augusta YDC leaders appointed

Georgia's commissioner for the Department of Juvenile Justice introduced a new directors and assistants for Augusta's YDC on Friday.
By Summer Moore | Friday, March 2, 2012

Augusta YDC worker put on paid suspension

Another employee was put on paid suspension Friday at the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

YDC resident indicted in killing

A Richmond County grand jury has indicted Michael Jerod Everidge on murder charges in the November beating at the Augusta Youth Development Campus that left Jade Holder dead.
By Kyle Martin | Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

9th Augusta YDC employee fired

The state Department of Juvenile Justice commissioner announced yet another firing at the Augusta Youth Development Campus on Tuesday evening.
By Summer Moore | Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

YDC upheaval addressed at meeting

A representative from the Department of Juvenile Justice was in Augusta Saturday to speak abut the changes and upheaval at the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
By Summer Moore | Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012

YDC firings reach beyond Augusta

The latest YDC firing as part of a continuing state investigation came Thursday, but it was in Columbus, not Augusta.
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012

2 more fired at Augusta YDC

Two more Augusta Youth Development officers were fired for staff policy violations during an ongoing investigation at the facility.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

GBI interviews staff at Augusta YDC

ATLANTA - A team of 20 GBI agents has been conducting staff interviews since 5 a.m. Tuesday at the Augusta Youth Development Campus, where a 19-year-old was beaten to death in November.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012

Suspended YDC captain fired

An employee who was placed on suspension at the Augusta Youth Development Campus the day after a youth was beaten to death in his cell has been fired.
Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Two fired, two suspended at Augusta YDC

Two more staff members have been fired from the Augusta Youth Development Campus, including the recreation director who was let go for sexual misconduct just days after a sexual assault was ...
By Summer Moore | Friday, Jan. 20, 2012

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