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Public safety officials push for new radio system

After a February ice storm left deputies and firefighters without radio communications for extended periods...might have come in handy during the ice storm, which forced deputies and firefighters to explore other means when attempting to communicate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-01/public-safety-official
Aiken County deputies seek man in gas station robbery

Aiken County deputies are seeking a man who robbed a gas station on Wagener Road late Thursday.Clerks told police that a white man in a black shirt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/aiken-county-deputies-
Woman arrested at Augusta Travel Lodge accused of MDMA possession

...Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the Travel Lodge in the...in the back seat of a silver Pontiac.Deputies noticed Loner's left leg extended between...cigarettes, according to the report.Deputies asked Loner whether she was OK, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-02/woman-arrested-augusta
Surveillance video shows woman stealing from Augusta Family Dollar

...Office is searching for a black woman accused of stealing items from an area business Monday.Approximately 12:15 p.m., deputies responded to Family Dollar in the 1700 block of Walton Way, where surveillance video showed an unidentified woman taking laundry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-02/surveillance-video-sho
Augusta Commission nixes alcohol license fee increase, approves amendments

...Development department included the fee increases among several amendments to the alcohol ordinance, Planning and Development Deputy Director Rob Sherman said the fees would remain lower than those in Atlanta, Gwinnett County and Dekalb County and go into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-02/augusta-commission-nixes
Running out the clock

...Congress had begun its probe into the targeting scandal involving Tea Party groups that applied for tax-exempt status.IRS Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel Thomas Kane wrote in a sworn declaration, part of the Judicial Watch lawsuit, that Lerner's mobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-01/running-out-clock
Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 Deputy James D. Paugh Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputy James D. Paugh was fatally...Sunday, October 23, 2011. Deputies said Army Spc. Christopher...life of Richmond County Deputy James "J.D." Paugh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deputy-james-d-paugh
Man arrested after fleeing twice from deputies

...Office incident report.While a deputy waited for backup, Wright...wooded area near Quail Court.Deputies then contacted Jason Smith...residence without permission from a deputy, the report said.When deputies tracked down the vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/man-arrested-after-fleeing-t
Thieves take trailer filled with lawn equipment

...About 10 a.m. Saturday, Rich mond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 2000 block of Hiram Road, where Steven...swiped equipment was estimated to be $10,990.Watson told deputies he thinks someone attached the trailer to another vehicle before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-31/thieves-take-trailer-f
Car catches fire in Aiken County crash

Aiken County sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Beaver Dam Road that caused one vehicle to catch fire, dispatch said.Deputies, along with emergency medical workers and the South Carolina High way Patrol, were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-30/car-catches-fire-aiken-count