Augusta teenager robbed at gunpoint

...suspects named "Dez" and "Savolous" at the corner of Winston Way and Windsor Spring Road, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.The teen told deputies he was approached by the two suspects, one of which pointed a...

More church security meetings planned

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry in North Augusta, along with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and North Augusta Public Safety, will hold a free church security conference at 7 p.m. Monday.Various topics in...

Girl, 8, reports molestation at Grovetown Wal-Mart

...girl at the Grovetown Wal-Mart store.Columbia County sheriff's deputies were called to the Wal-Mart at 5010...about the man's identity should call the Columbia County Sheriff's Office at (706) 541-1042.

Aiken authorities, attorney general respond to concerns over sheriff's domestic violence policy

...department's patrol division on June 22, Aiken County sheriff's Capt. John Fogle gave his interpretation of the...is the correct interpretation of the law."Aiken County sheriff's Capt. Eric Abdullah said that Fogle's interpretation...

Former Grovetown public safety chief will run for mayor

...road lieutenant and supervisor over vice/narcotics and criminal investigations. After moving to the Rich mond County Sheriff's Office, he was a beat officer, traffic officer and on the DUI task force.Jones took over as chief of the Sardis...

Thomson teen drowns in chalk mine pond

A Thomson teen drowned Thursday while swimming in a chalk mine pond with friends.McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall said the body of 19-year-old Marquavious Cummings was discovered at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in about 15 feet...

Gun-wielder is an affront

...legal? If it is legal, how can we continue to allow it to be so? Can any person acquire a permit from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to stand at the side of a busy intersection with an assault rifle and a sign proclaiming that he has an...

Thomas Bailey

...dispatcher/jailor, Department of Corrections at the prison located in Sparta, GA and finally retiring from the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office as a supervisor in the McDuffie County jail. He couldn't stay retired but went to work as a substitute...

North Augusta conference to inform churches about active shooter situations

...prepare themselves for an "active shooter scenario."The Church Security Conference will be conducted by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and the North Augusta Department of Public Safety. Security companies, gun safety trainers and self-defense...

Accident closes intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Brown Road

Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes while the Richmond County Sheriff's Office works a collision at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Brown Road.The intersection is closed in all directions...