North Augusta's new turf to make football debut tonight

...and new construction," of athletic director-identified priorities.Aiken County School District's public information officer Merry Glenne Piccolino said a total of $800,000 was made available to fund the turf."North Augusta's field...

Homeless man says woman set him afire

...held without bond at the Houston County jail. It is unclear if she has an attorney. Jennifer Parson, public information officer for Warner Robins police, could not be reached by the newspaper for comment.

Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

...KME-brand fire trucks after finding mechanical issues and defects with the first eight.The fire department's public information officer, Dee Griffin, was quoted in Saturday's newspaper as saying, "We were sold a bad bill of goods, pretty much...

Push to test old rape kits creates backlog for GBI crime lab

...kits in the evidence room of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, according to Lt. Allan Rollins, the public information officer."We do have kits where it was determined no crime was committed or the complainant in the case declines to prosecute...

Entrance of pro-LGBT Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer defaced with graffiti

...500. Deputies could not lift any fingerprints from the dried paint.The church does plan to prosecute.Public Information Officer Lt. Allan Rollins said officers will keep a closer lookout for strange activity because there have been a couple...

Dee Griffin hired as Augusta Fire Department's public information officer

...background in TV news is becoming the new voice of Augusta Fire Department.New fire safety educator and public information officer Dee Griffin will "assure the public is more aware of activities ... going on with the fire department and assure...

15 hurt as Barnwell church bus crashes in Tenn.

...Cleveland Daily Banner reported that all the passengers had been treated and released.Evie West, the public information officer of the Cleveland Police Department, provided this account: "A small passenger bus from Barnwell was heading...

Deputies search for Augusta boy

...working on their lawn earlier in the day.Investigators do not suspect foul play, said Monica Belser, a public information officer at the sheriff's office.Watson is black, about 5 feet, 2 inches tall and about 86 pounds. He was wearing...

City of Augusta seeking to cancel fire trucks contract

...delivered under the contract."We were sold a bad bill of goods, pretty much," Augusta Fire Department Public Information Officer Dee Griffin said. Fire Chief Chris James, who is away at training, "is very adamant about that," she said...

Burke, other schools discard Blue Bell ice cream

...spokeswoman said Wednesday.Although the plant where its ice cream product is packaged has tested clean, public information officer Amy Nunnally said the school system is taking no chances. The schools involved will be discarding and suspending...