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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

1 shot, 1 in custody after airport shooting

...Augusta driver Alvin Warren shot fellow employee Herman David in the left shoulder following a argument, said Public Information Officer Monica Belser. Warren was arrested at the airport by Richmond County marshals and charged with aggravated assault...

Stolen Sprint Cup car found, returned to team

...approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, nearly 24 hours after the race car was stolen, said Jeffery Richter, the public information officer.A motorist spotted the No. 44 machine along a darkened road and quickly realized it must be the stolen race...