Only property owners who paid for the Clean Augusta Downtown Initiative will be asked to approve and pay for Sheriff Richard Roundtree's Continually Patrolled District.
Property owners in the 500, 600 and 700 blocks of Broad, Greene and Reynolds streets get to weigh in on the prospect of paying higher taxes to fund six additional law enforcement personnel downtown.
Augusta Commission members approved Sheriff Richard Roundtree's plan to implement additional security downtown using security cameras and a new tax, if business owners agree.
Sheriff Richard Roundtree's recommendation for improving downtown safety includes closing a section of Riverwalk overnight, installing 32 security cameras and implementing additional taxes to fund ...
Augusta's administrator and the Richmond County sheriff are expected to present a comprehensive plan to increase safety downtown at a Monday meeting of the city's Public Safety committee.
The Clean Augusta Downtown Initiative will hold a final meeting at 8:30 a.m. July 11 to close down the CADI program for good.
Three people who were walking in downtown Augusta about 2 a.m. Thursday were robbed of their wallets and $250 worth of electronics by two armed men.
Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen ruled that probable cause exists for the grand jury to consider the possible indictment of the three people charged in two downtown attacks, Kevin D. Richardson, 21; ...
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office beefed up its presence downtown for this week’s First Friday, Augusta’s first since the May 3 Riverwalk attacks.
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office plans to put more emphasis on safety downtown during the first First Friday since two people were brutally attacked on the riverwalk after last month's event.
A small crowd braved the heat to attend the fashion show in support of Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee, who were attacked as they sat on a bench on the Riverwalk Augusta the evening of May 3.
Wesley Spires, 27, of Edgefield, S.C., who was attacked May 3, along with his date, is listed in fair condition, according to a Georgia Regents Medical Center spokeswoman.
Nine of the new Richmond County Sheriff's Office reserve deputies took an oath in front of Probate Judge Harry James at the courthouse Thursday and say they're ready to roll.
The second suspect in the brutal beating of a couple on Riverwalk Augusta proclaimed innocence Wednesday at his arraignment hearing.
Kevin Devonte Richardson, 21, has been extradited from Indiana and is being charged by Richmond County authorities in the Riverwalk Augusta attack of a South Carolina couple on May 3.
During the past five years, while sheriff's deputies were summoned to 27 downtown clubs 227 times, officers responded to 312 other incidents - including three homicides - at 26 clubs in south Augusta.
Kevin Devonte Richardson, wanted in the brutal beating of a couple at Riverwalk Augusta, is in the custody of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department in Elkhart, Ind., where he turned surrendered ...
Kevin Devonte Richardson, wanted in the brutal May 3 beating of a couple at Riverwalk Augusta, has turned himself in to authorities in Elkhart, Ind., investigators confirmed late Wednesday.
A series of Augusta videos, including several posted last week on social media Web sites such as YouTube, went viral but police say they inaccurately paint a picture of increased violence.
Two suspects in two downtown assaults in early May have been extradited to Richmond County.