National Hills residents voiced concerns about an apartment complex proposed nearby on Alexander Drive.
The 12-week program, which aims to provide Augusta residents with a better understanding of the structure and methods of their law enforcement agency, allowed participants to take part in classes similar to the ones held at police academies.
With high school graduations set for May 28 and 29, the Richmond County Board of Education voted Tuesday to clarify board policy that allows students assigned to the alternative program for discipline infractions to participate in their zone school's graduation.
The subcommittee, assembled by Commissioner Donnie Smith, reviewed other cities' conflict of interest policies at a Tuesday meeting before deciding to rule out the possibility of a commissioner doing any work, whether directly or at arm's length, under a city contract. The existing ordinance allowed a commissioner to bid on work with full commission approval.
Columbia County commissioners Tuesday rejected a rezoning that would have built townhomes on a failed professional development.
A new poll from five Southern states whose leaders oppose the health care reform law reveals racial and class divisions among its results.
More than 300 people gathered at Zannie Worrell's business to remember the barber, who was killed Saturday during an armed robbery.
Area health care professionals attended a training session Tuesday to help them communicate with children and parents about childhood obesity.
Three kayakers survived being sucked through the Augusta Canal Headgates on Tuesday afternoon.
ATLANTA - Members of the environmental group the Sierra Club plan to use the Southern Company annual shareholder meeting as an opportunity to grill executives about construction overruns and renewable energy.
Another member of an alleged tax fraud conspiracy that siphoned off more than $1 million in fraudulent income tax returns pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Mobility Transit has filed suit in federal court alleging Augusta broke its procurement code and state open meeting laws when it terminated the bus company's contract.
Two men were indicted on charges of arson and animal cruetly in an Augusta fire.
One Columbia County school closed for good on the last day of school Tuesday, while four others are preparing to move to new campuses this summer.
Elliott Sons Funeral Home is closing its Telfair Street location May 31 and consolidating its services at its two other locations.
THE TRUTH "will" come out now about that sneaky, snakey Mark Sanford. He lied until just before the court date to THEN admit he violated the residence of his ex-wife. Then paid only $5,000 in legal fees.
Students from Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties are among recipients of 2013 Savannah River Remediation Family Scholarships awarded to local high school graduates.
A funeral was held Tuesday for Deputy Alton Creech, who died in a motorcycle accident last week.
The deaths of three people found in a wooded area of south Augusta are being investigated as a homicide, Richmond County authorities said.
A man accused of shooting a neighbor's dog and taking a chain saw to the animal was indicted Monday.