Officials urge safety on waterways ahead of Memorial Day weekend

...are, you can still be in a boating incident and end up unconscious and in the water," said DNR Law Enforcement Assistant Director Lt. Col. Jeff Weaver. "In that situation, your chances of survival greatly increased if you have your life...

Official: No McDuffie County equipment seized during EMS raid

...Board of Commissioners. He wrote that it was "effective immediately due to personal reasons."Kay Lord, the EMS assistant director, will run the department on an interim basis, Crawley said. McDuffie County EMS is a 24-hour emergency ambulance...

McDuffie EMS director resigns

...of McDuffie County Emergency Management Services, resigned Monday, citing personal reasons.Kay Lord, the EMS assistant director, will run the department on an interim basis, according to County Manager David Crawley.Edwards' departure...

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Assistant Director of CDC Main at Fort Gordon Latanya Wiggins (left) applies a little glitter to the nose of Ariel Jansen, 4, at Fort Gordon's Spring Fest held at Barton Field.

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...

What's New - Augusta Goats

...Services personnel were heartbroken at the loss of several of the city's new hircine celebrities, Engineering Assistant Director Steve Cassell said at the time."They were kind of our mascots," Cassell said.Michael Robinson, who owned...

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...

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...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...

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...