Downtown Safety

Sheriff's office will get CADI's Segways...

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office will soon ride on gyroscopic Segways, compliments of the Clean Augusta... Read more

Accosting bar security with knife costly to Martinez man

A knife-wielding encounter with three much larger men ended badly for a young Martinez man and cost him three years in prison.

On Monday... Read more

Georgia, South Carolina mirror Florida's 'stand your ground...


Know the facts about “stand your ground” legislation before you find yourself in a situation where you must make a quick life-or-... Read more

2 plead not guilty in Riverwalk attack

Two men accused of attacking a couple on Riverwalk Augusta in May entered not guilty pleas Friday in Richmond County Superior Court.

Kevin D... Read more

Marriott chief opposes sheriff's downtown plan...

The general manager of one of the largest properties within Sheriff Richard Roundtree’s proposed Continually Patrolled District says his company... Read more

Downtown ranks third in violent crime reports

As downtown property owners are asked to pay extra for heightened security, they might question why the resources aren’t there already.

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Reserve deputies to work during First Friday

First Friday will be the first night out for many of Richmond County’s reserve deputies.

Six of the... Read more



Woman robbed on Broad Street

 Police are searching for a suspect after an Augusta woman was robbed Wednesday morning on Broad Street.... Read more