Augusta Youth Development Campus | The Augusta Chronicle

...Nov. 16, 2012 Augusta Youth Development Campus Situated on 456 acres, the Augusta Youth Development Campus was originally opened...training school. Today the Augusta Youth Development Campus houses a program...

4 from Augusta Youth Development Campus face gang charges

Four youths are facing additional charges for gang activity at the Augusta Youth Development Campus in April.According to statement released Thursday by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the four struck Kenneth Johnson...

Augusta YDC director Cedric Taylor leaving for warden position

After just a year on the job, Augusta Youth Development Campus Director Cedric Tay lor is moving on.Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice spokesman Jim Shuler confirmed late Tuesday that...

Last YDC escapee caught

The last of five escapees from Augusta Youth Development Campus has been captured, authorities said. Wayne Johnson, 18, was found near Barton Chapel and Milledgeville roads just after 2 p...

Inmate sentenced to 17 years in prison for YDC killing

A man accused of killing a fellow inmate at the Augusta Youth Development Campus was sentenced to 17 years in prison Friday morning, plus three years probation.Michael Everidge, 18, was indicted on charges...

Juvenile Justice announces disciplinary actions at Augusta Youth Development Campus after escapes

Six employees, including the director and assistant director of the Augusta Youth Development Campus, were disciplined Friday and security improvements were ordered after the escape of five inmates last weekend.Department of...

Report shows Augusta YDC deficient in many areas

An evaluation report on the Augusta Youth Development Campus shows the facility failed to follow protocol in numerous areas, including not having a planner to oversee all emergency responses...

Tight budgets challenge Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

...juvenile detention centers and community-based programs and supervision for low-risk offenders.The Augusta Youth Development Campus has been the source of most of the negative headlines for the DJJ over the past year, including a fight...

Augusta YDC saw much upheaval during 2012

...on the top stories of 2012. More than 13 months after one inmate beat another to death in his cell, the Augusta Youth Development Campus is far from being drama-free.The facility made headlines almost monthly after 18-year-old Michael...

Augusta Youth Development Campus escapee sentenced to prison

The oldest of five juveniles whose October escape helped prompt an overhaul in management and staff at the Augusta Youth De­vel­op­ment Campus pleaded guilty Thursday.