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...

Juvenile system gets ombudsman

...misconduct have been reported in facilities across the state, with a disproportionately high number in the Augusta Youth Development Campus. Investigating these problems would continue to be handled internally, but the ombudsman offers another...

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 detention center barber faces charges

An Augusta Youth Development Campus barber has been charged with soliciting a youth at the facility.A Department of Juvenile Justice news release stated the youth...

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...

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.

Augusta YDC escapee enters guilty plea

The second teen prosecuted as an adult after a group escaped from the Augusta Youth Development Campus pleaded guilty Thursday.Kendrick K. Johnson, 18, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to theft and a misdemeanor...

Rants & Raves

...but he carefully omits that a lot of that maze ? and expense ? became a maze on Barrow's watch. AUGUSTA YOUTH Development Campus keeps hiring and then firing new leaders, but the chaos continues. Clearly, the inmates have taken over...

The year we changed

...also marked by fiscal problems at Paine College that threatened its accreditation, and physical problems at Augusta Youth Development Campus that included an inmate's beating death, the belatedly announced escape of several others and wholesale...