Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...repeatedly warned Fort Gordon commanders of the dangers of a soldier who ended up shooting and killing a Richmond County sheriff?s deputy before killing ... Hundreds came out to Carolina Ale House on Tuesday night to celebrate the life of Richmond...

Augusta convenience store robbed Tuesday

...robbed an Augusta convenience store Tuesday evening, stealing at least $100. About 7:05 p.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the Neighborhood Store at 2849 Lumpkin Road, according to an incident report. One of the victims...

Aiken man hit more than once by police gunfire, autopsy shows

...Carolina Law Enforcement Divi sion, and he wouldn't say where Gavin was hit. About 8:30 p.m., Aiken County sheriff's deputies were called to Gavin's home in the 1300 block of Pine Drive NW in reference to a "domestic situation" between...

Police arrest Augusta man after finding marijuana plant

An investigation into a shooting led to the arrest of an Augusta man for growing marijuana.Richmond County sheriff's deputies were searching a residence on Eighth Avenue for a weapon used in a self-inflicted shooting when they discovered...

Suspect detained after man shot in Augusta

Richmond County sheriff's deputies have detained a suspect and are searching for another in...Harrisburg community.At about 7:15 p.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to a home on the 1900 block of Ellis Street in...

Changes in Army Substance Abuse Program could have saved Deputy J.D. Paugh's life, doctor says

...Recent proposed changes in the Army Substance Abuse Program's oversight could have saved the life of a Richmond County sheriff's deputy, a former Army psychiatrist said.Last month, after a comprehensive review, Secretary of the Army John McHugh...

Authorities still puzzled by body found in burned car in 1980

...answers from the law enforcement agencies working the case. According to Augusta Chronicle archives, Aiken County sheriff's deputies found a burned Oldsmobile on Oct. 7, 1980, in Bath. However, it wasn't until they attempted to move the...

No Parking zone planned for Lights of the South

...he's likely to mark the area with temporary signs to be removed after the park closes for the season. Columbia County sheriff's deputies also will likely be on site to help control traffic. County Administrator Scott Johnson said the park management...

9 of 15 Richmond County sheriff's deputies polygraphed in steroids case deceptive, report shows

The information obtained through an open records request by The Augusta Chronicles showed five officers were deemed not deceptive, one inconclusive and nine deceptive.

Bond modified for ex-Richmond County sheriff's deputy accused of family violence

A judge modified the bond conditions Tuesday for a former deputy in Richmond and Columbia County who was arrested earlier this month after an altercation with his wife.