Faith Calendar

...Treat 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25; treats, hot dogs, drinks ? all free; family fun for all; Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Smoke House and Fire Truck discussing fire safety; (706) 793-6908SILVERCREST BAPTIST: Kingdom Heirs...

Halloween events

...25, Belle Terrace Presbyterian Church, 2473 Golden Camp Road; free treats, hot dogs, drinks; Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Smoke House and Fire Truck discussing fire safety; (706) 793-6908HARLEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH...

Fumes send 14 workers at Teleperformace USA to Augusta hospital

...on Wylds Road were sent to the hospital Thursday after ventilation issues caused breathing problems.Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Special Operations Chief Wayne Taylor said the problem at Teleperformance USA appears to have originated...

Kenneth Ezzyk Sr.

...and Catherine Ezzyk. Kenneth served in the Army for 6 years and the Navy for 7 years. He retired from Augusta Richmond County Fire Department after 25 years of service and from the University Hospital as a security guard. He was a member of Cornerstone...

Rants & Raves

I'd like to thank the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department for the gift basket and gift cards we widows receive every year. Thank you so much.

Official: House fire likely caused by cooking meth

...an Augusta home over the weekend likely was caused by someone cooking methamphetamine, according to Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Lt. Carlton Bradley.The attic of a home on the 3900 block of Mike Padgett Highway caught fire Saturday...

Fire at Forest Hills Racquet Club damages four condos

...west Augusta condos were gutted and a fourth damaged Thursday when a brush fire spread out of control.Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Battalion Chief Steven Bell said firefighters were called around 1:55 p.m. to handle a brush fire...

Cause of Broad Street fire still mystery

The Augusta-Richmond County fire Department continues to investigate a fire that damaged a Broad Street building Friday.Firefighters were called about 4:30 a.m. to...

Ice storm brought our community together

...community came together to help one another. Officers with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department and other first responders worked around the clock to help those in need. Regular citizens were checking...

Investigator: Arson only a possible cause of downtown fire

...saying what caused a fire that damaged a Broad Street building Friday.Lt. Carlton Bradley, of the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, filed a police report Tuesday that listed the cause of the fire at 1162 Broad St. as arson, but on...