Tue., January 22, 2013 8:05pm
International Paper has announced the company will soon eliminate 75 positions at its mill in Augusta. The February eliminations are a result of the company shutting down one of three paperboard production lines at its plant in Augusta.
Mon., January 14, 2013 12:00pm
The elections board in a large east Georgia county is trying to decide what to do about cases of voters who don't live where they say they do. The Richmond County Board of Elections plans to take up the issue during a Monday night meeting.
Mon., December 24, 2012 6:00am
Georgians in 46 counties will soon be paying higher sales taxes.
Sat., December 15, 2012 3:00pm
Georgia's juvenile justice chief has announced the firing of two corrections officers at the agency's juvenile detention facility in Augusta as part of an ongoing internal investigation into the escape of five inmates in October.
Mon., December 10, 2012 6:00am
Avery Niles became commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Nov. 1. He's pledged to correct existing problems and strengthen safety and security practices.
Thu., November 15, 2012 8:28am
Two more people at a Richmond County high school have developed symptoms of tuberculosis after a student began showing signs of the disease in October.
Wed., November 7, 2012 1:36am
Georgia Democrat John Barrow survived a Republican challenge Tuesday to his East Georgia congressional seat. Barrow of Augusta defeated Grovetown State Representative Lee Anderson 53% to 46% according to unofficial results. Anderson's GOP was counting on recently redrawn district lines to carry him to victory.
Tue., November 6, 2012 2:55pm
A community activist, armed with a chain saw and spray paint, is trying to send a message to gangs and drug dealers in an Augusta neighborhood. Woody Merry used the chain saw Monday to chop down a Bradford pear tree that he said was the meeting spot for drug deals in the neighborhood.
Tue., October 30, 2012 10:00am
The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police has canceled an upcoming convention it planned for a convention center nearing completion in Augusta amid questions about the facility's operating details.
Wed., October 24, 2012 10:04am
A hospital spokeswoman says a physician who was considered to be Augusta's oldest living doctor has died. He was 102. He had been hospitalized since a fall at his home over the weekend.