Allman film director calls train crash 'my responsibility'

...9, the day a jury was to be selected. Jay Sedrish, the movie's executive producer, also pleaded guilty and assistant director Hillary Schwartz was convicted after opting for the judge to decide her case in a short bench trial. Both were...

Area libraries adjust to growing digital demand

...discovered while passing time at the doctor's office recently.Bored with the magazine selection, Liner, the assistant director for public services at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library system, booted up his phone and accessed Georgia...

Director of Gregg Allman film pleads guilty in train crash death; charges dropped against wife

...charges. A jury acquitted them all.Charges are still pending against a fourth "Midnight Rider" defendant, assistant director Hillary Schwartz. Prosecutors planned to try her after the other three.The "Midnight Rider" movie has been...

Across Georgia

...train crash last year that killed a camera assistant and injured six other crew members. Hillary Schwartz, an assistant director on Midnight Rider, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in Wayne County Superior...

Pardon our Mess: Street light knocked down on 1300 block of Comfort Road

...never repaired.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta's Traffic Engineering DepartmentACTION PROMISED: Steve Cassell, assistant director of traffic engineering, said he will send someone out to look at the light and schedule a repair.

Allman filmmakers to stand trial in Georgia train crash that killed camera assistant

...to go and that was evidenced by his own presence there," Carlson said.A fourth "Midnight Rider" defendant, assistant director Hillary Schwartz, has also been charged but prosecutors plan to try to her separately. That means she could be...

Pardon our mess: Richmond Hill Road repair patch crumbling

...endanger other motorists.WHO IS RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Utilities DepartmentACTION PROMISED: Kelsey Henderson, the assistant director of construction and maintenance, said the contractor initially hired to fix a sewer-line blockage and patch the...

Across the region

...assistant gets own trial in crashJESUP, GA. - An assistant director on an ill-fated Gregg Allman biographical movie...Jay Sedrish are scheduled to face trial March 9. Assistant director Hillary Schwartz will be tried alone, District Attorney...

Georgia craft beer brewers seek take-home sales

...consumers because it allows all brewers, large and small, equal access to consumers," said Martin Smith, the assistant director of the Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association.As craft brewers have sprung up in recent years, they have chaffed...

North Augusta reservoir project on schedule

...You're talking about showers, drinking water and cooking." Augusta already has similar measures in place, said Assistant Director of Facility Operations Allen Saxon. Surface water treatment plants on Highland Avenue and Tobacco Road can hold...