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Columbia County Judicial Split On Hold

A temporary restraining order has been issued in the case filed by local attorney Willie Saunders to prevent Columbia County from splitting from the...

Reality Winner Released from Federal Prison

A woman arrested in Augusta for leaking classified government documents has been released from federal prison. The Bureau of Prisons website said Reality Winner is...

Southbound Smokehouse Raided Thursday Night

Richmond County sheriff officers descended upon Southbound Smokehouse, located at 1855 Central Ave., late Thursday, emptying the restaurant of patrons and issuing a citation...

Hooters Manager Jailed for Attempted Rape on Hostess in Augusta

A Hooters manager was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to rape an employee while she was changing, according to a sheriff's report. Reginald Luwaan, 26,...

Sheriff Roundtree: Dozens of Arrests Were Made in Year-Long Drug Operation

A year-long undercover drug operation has led to dozens of arrests and the seizure of 24 firearms in Richmond County. On Thursday, Sheriff Richard Roundtree...

Murders Unsolved in Augusta: Brandon Grubbs, Part I

Brandon Grubbs was gunned down in his South Augusta home in December of 2016, and despite the full cooperation of his family and friends,...

Order in Georgia Courtrooms to Gavel Back as In-Person Hearings Restart

By Stanley Dunlap | June 9, 2021 | Georgia Recorder For the first time since last spring, the Georgia Supreme Court’s nine justices, attorneys, and other courthouse...

Augusta Woman Confesses to Burying Her Mom in Back Yard

An Augusta woman says she buried her mother in the back yard to keep authorities from taking her or cutting her during an autopsy. Melissa...

Pandemic-Driven Judicial Emergency Coming to an End in Georgia

In another sign that the coronavirus pandemic is waning, Georgia Chief Justice Harold Melton announced Friday the statewide judicial emergency he first declared in March of last year is about to end.
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