Sias trial to begin March 28

Commissioner Sammie Sias
A trial date has been set for Augusta Commissioner Sammie Sias.

Augusta ENT seeks new location on Gateway Boulevard

Augusta ENT has recently submitted a rezoning request for a proposed three-story medical clinic on Gateway Boulevard in Grovetown.

Belinda Davids brings the songs and sounds of Whitney Houston to...

With her powerful vocals, Belinda Davids transported the audience at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center to another place and time Monday as she channeled one of her music idols — Whitney Houston.

Michael Meyers: Addressing emails

Michael Meyers Columnist with The Augusta Press
Michael Meyers' weekly column

Aiken County to decide on modified calendar for 2022-2023 school year

The calendar for the 2022-2023 school year is on the school board agenda.

Former elementary school used as COVID-19 testing site

A COVID testing center has been set up at the site of the former Windsor Spring Elementary School.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has a plan to spend $30.2 billion.

That money comes from mainly from personal income taxes, corporate income taxes and sales taxes.

Richmond County Booking Highlights

Check out the latest bookings from Richmond County.

Rick McKee Comic Strip Jan. 25, 2022

Written by Rick McKee January 25, 2022

Shooting injures pregnant woman; deputies search for man who shot her...

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to the 2000 Block of Warren Street in reference to a gun shot victim at 7:43 p.m. Jan. 24. Upon...

Grovetown public safety chief issues a statement concerning Congling Circle shooting

A Grovetown shooting that injured a child over the weekend was not a drive-by, according to officials. Previous reports said a the 16-month-old child had...

Georgia Senate Democrats shoot down constitutional ban on non-citizen voting

A constitutional amendment to prohibit non-U.S. citizens from voting in Georgia failed to gain a two-thirds majority in the state Senate Monday after Democrats charged Republicans with playing election-year politics.

Tanker overturns in Columbia County

A tanker truck carrying waste water overturned at Belair Road and Washington Road Monday, but fire and environmental crews contained the spill. Sparks Industrial Services...

Columbia County woman files restraining order against man suing local radio...

Kim Mullins discusses her decision to get a restraining order against an Evans man who is suing Austin Rhodes for libel.

Clay Whittle reflects on his many years as Columbia County Sheriff

Clay N. Whittle, who has been Sheriff of Columbia County for over 25 years, and received the 2021 Sheriff of the Year Award, reflects on his legacy and tenure as sheriff.

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating two armed robberies believed to be committed by the same two subjects. The first armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General, 1710 MLK Jr Blvd., at 7:27 p.m. Jan. 24, and the second armed robbery occurred at the Dollar Tree, 843 Laney Walker Blvd, at 7:31 p.m. Both subjects appear to be young black males dressed in all black. The investigation is still ongoing and any further details will be released once they become available.
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January 24th, 9:45 pm
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The Richmond County Sheriffs Office is currently investigating two armed robberies believed to be committed by the same two subjects.  The first armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General, 1710 MLK Jr Blvd., at 7:27 p.m. Jan. 24, and the second armed robbery occurred at the Dollar Tree, 843 Laney Walker Blvd, at 7:31 p.m.  Both subjects appear to be young black males dressed in all black.  The investigation is still ongoing and any further details will be released once they become available.
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