Augusta fire marshal indicted on extortion charges

Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard has been indicted on extortion charges.According to the...1987. In 2010 he was a lieutenant, and by 2013 he was a captain fire marshal.In 1996, Beard was fired from the department after testing positive...

Marshals auction off wedding gowns

ATLANTA - Brides-to-be shopping for a wedding dress in Atlanta may want to check with the U.S. Marshals Service.The federal law-enforcement agency says 250 wedding gowns, veils, petticoats and other accessories are being sold...

Tuesday morning fire destroys woman's Grovetown home

...basement, Grovetown Chief Scott Wheatley said."I'm thinking it started in the basement and went up through the walls," Wheatley said.The state fire marshal's office was called in to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

Fire destroys rural Grovetown home

...basement, Grovetown Chief Scott Wheatley said. "I'm thinking it started in the basement and went up through the walls," Wheatley said. The state fire marshal's office was called in to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

Company smuggled police badges, feds say

...Germany. However, badges for U.S. Transportation Security Administration officers, Secret Service agents and Federal Air Marshals were still being advertised Tuesday on at least one other site, as well as badges bearing the names and emblems of the New...

Fire marshal put on leave during investigation

Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard has been placed on paid leave pending the results of an external investigation, General Counsel Andrew Mackenzie confirmed...

Loaded gun found in bag at Augusta airport

...Airport this morning.According to a TSA news release, the Glock handgun was discovered about 7:30 a.m. Richmond County marshals took possession of the carry-on bag and escorted the passenger from the checkpoint area. Lauren Smith, communications manager...

Augusta mayor Hardie Davis wants SUV for office

...justifiable expense of taxpayer dollars."Commissioner Grady Smith said he recalled most prior Augusta mayors besides Copenhaver having a vehicle."The sheriff's got one, the marshals and everybody else. Why not the mayor?" Smith said.

Harlem man, 82, killed in house fire

...according to Columbia County Deputy Coroner Harriett Garrison.The cause of the fire is undetermined and the state fire marshal is investigating, according to Columbia Coun ty public relations manager Calie Cook.Martinez Fire Rescue Administra tion...

Aiken County B-52 crash evokes memories 40 years later

...The blast was enough to startle Busbee and the two state fire marshals in his company. They were on their way to a 12:30 p.m...aircraft explode like that in the air."Busbee and the fire marshals arrived at the crash site in the southern portion of Montmorenci...