An Augusta man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of cruelty to children after beating a child with a belt and a piece of wood in June.
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Columbia County authorities are investigating a complaint against Brookwood Elementary School Assistant Principal Barbara Gleitsmann after the father of a 5-year-old pupil reported that Ms. Gleitsmann forcefully grabbed his son last week.
Child molestation allegations against a Riverside Elementary School substitute teacher went unreported by school officials for more than a month, and Columbia County Sheriff's Office officials said Friday they are considering whether the school might be held accountable.
Columbia County authorities today are searching for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday night.
An Augusta woman told police a man tried to sexually assault her early Saturday morning.
More arrests could follow in the shooting death of a 14-year-old Thomson girl, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Mike Seigler said Monday.
Police arrested two Augusta women after an accident in the parking area of Dog Wood Terrace on Saturday afternoon.
The fighting and yelling had become too much for 14-year-old Donna. It seemed like she couldn't do anything right in her parents' eyes.
FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED The Columbia County Department of Family and Children Services is looking for potential foster parents. Those interested in becoming foster parents or with questions can call Cindy...